Newport City County, Wales Newswire (Page 10)

Newport City County, Wales Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Popular play area which has been closed for weeks is now openRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    Supporters gather at the sports court next to the Rivermead Centre in Afon Village, Rogerstone after they have been shut down beacause of noise The Argus previously reported that, despite Newport City Council spending more than A 59,000 on refurbishment in January, the Multi Use Games Area in Rogerstone was later closed in June.

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  2. Housing funds 'wasted' by councils, Shelter Cymru saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | BBC News

    Money which is supposed to help people struggling to pay their rent is being wasted by some councils, a housing charity has said. The UK government allocates Discretionary Housing Payments to local authorities every year so they can be given to those whose housing benefit does not cover their rent.

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  3. Senior Welsh Tory aide dies in accident on his own stag weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | IcNetwork

    Ben Davies, 32, fell into a coma after sustaining a head injury on the Greek island of Mykonos last week. Oxford graduate Mr Davies had recently bought his first home in Cardiff with fiance Emily Russ ahead of their wedding in three weeks.

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  4. Newport City Homes sends samples of tower block cladding for fire testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Freepressseries.co.uk

    NEWPORT City Homes confirmed that they have sent samples of cladding used on their buildings for testing in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire. In previous statements, the housing association - which manages three 11-storey towers in the Gaer, St Julians and Ringland areas of Newport - had assured residents the cladding used on its buildings is not the same as that used in London, and is non-flammable.

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  5. Schedule for Newport Big Splash revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    THE schedule for this year's Newport Big Splash has been revealed with organisers Newport Live promising it will be as "intriguing, outlandish and bonkers as normal" and will offer families lots to see and do. The Big Splash will be taking over Newport city centre from Saturday 22 to Sunday 23 July.

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  6. Everything you need to know about Velothon Wales 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | IcNetwork

    Wales's biggest cycling sportive will return to Cardiff for the annual Velothon Wales this Sunday, July 9 where up to 16,000 cyclists will take up the challenge. Starting and finishing in the heart of Cardiff, the event offers a 140km and a new 110km course on fully closed roads and attracts riders of all ages and abilities to the area.

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  7. New mum banned from driving for ramming a car outside police stationRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    A YOUNG mother who deliberately drove her car into another containing two children outside Risca police station has been disqualified from driving for a year. Sophie Gillard, 23, of Commercial Road, Abercarn, pleaded guilty to one count of dangerous driving at Cardiff Crown Court on Thursday morning .

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  8. Velothon road closures for Sunday, July 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Freepressseries.co.uk

    The cycling event, on Sunday, July 9, will see a mix of recreational competitors and charity fundraisers descend on the area along with some of the world's best cyclists as part of the UCI sanctioned professional road race. The 140km route sees cyclists set off from Cardiff before snaking through Newport, Caerleon, Monmouthshire, and Torfaen and across Caerphilly Mountain before returning to the capital.

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  9. South Wales Echo letters: Monday, July 3, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | IcNetwork

    I AM a very elderly pensioner and I have heard many times there is a lot that pensioners can claim for but are ignorant of the fact. I have just discovered this is true.

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  10. Strong objections to Bassaleg home plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    The application by developers Danzoe would see seven homes with between two and four bedrooms, as well as four bungalows and three separate garages built on former railway sidings adjacent to Ruperra Close. But the application, which will also include a new 383-metre section of road and will be decided by Newport City Council 's planning committee on Wednesday, July 5, has been met with objection from council officials, residents and other organisations.

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  11. Sir Graham Henry: Home matches for British and Irish Lions could be way forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    Henry coached the Lions on their 2001 tour of Australia before leading his home country New Zealand for seven years, culminating in World Cup glory in 2011. And with the Lions having squared the current three-match series with the All Blacks ahead of Saturday's decider in Auckland, Henry feels the idea of playing Tests in the British Isles should be explored.

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  12. Cladding in seven tower blocks in Wales is being testedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    Following the tragedy, Sajid Javid, the communities and local government secretary, announced highly flammable cladding had been found on 75 buildings across 26 local authority areas. No towers in Wales have the same cladding as Grenfell, however tests on aluminium composite material are being carried out.

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  13. VIDEO: Ground breaking ceremony launches construction of International Convention Centre Wales in NewportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    SIR Terry Matthews has issued a challenge to restaurants and hotels in and around Newport to step up and improve or miss out on valuable new business when the new A 87.3m convention centre opens at the Celtic Manor Resort. Speaking at the official ground-breaking ceremony for the joint venture project at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Sir Terry said: "ICC Wales will be a game changer for the country on the international business events scene.

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  14. Ground breaking ceremony launches construction of International Convention Centre Wales in NewportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    ICC Wales Breaks Ground Debbie Wilcox, Sir Terry Matthews, First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones and Stephen Bowcott AN M4 relief road can only be good for business at the new International Convention Centre Wales, according to the man behind the scheme Sir Terry Matthews. Sir Terry was speaking at the official ground-breaking ceremony for the A 87.3m joint venture project at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport.

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  15. Newport council leader elected head of local government bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    THE first female leader of Newport City Council has become the first-ever woman to be elected as the head of an organisation representing the interests of local government across Wales. Cllr Debbie Wilcox became council leader last May and today was elected as leader of the Welsh Local Government Association .

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  16. Mayor of Newport's Georgian twin is welcomed to the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    Shota Murghulia, who visited the city with his wife, amongst other, was welcomed by representatives of Newport City Council and of the Newport Kutaisi Twinning Organisation. They were joined by Her Excellency Tamar Beruchashvili, the Georgian Ambassador to the UK, and Ekaterine Kokaia, senior counsellor at the Embassy of Georgia, in a visit to the Civic Centre in Newport on Tuesday.

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  17. Lifeboat charity event raises tens of thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Penarth Times

    THE Royal National Lifeboat Association's annual sail day in Penarth has eclipsed its fundraising efforts from last year, raising more than A 24,000 for the charity. The organisation provides a search and rescue service for people at sea across the United Kingdom and relies almost solely on public donations and the work of volunteers to maintain its service.

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  18. British authorities charge man over mosque incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | USA Today

    British authorities charge man over mosque incident Darren Osborne, 47, was charged with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2t1R6ZS A police officer stands outside a property during a search of a house on Glyn Rhosyn, Pentwyn, which is believed to be the home of Darren Osborne, who has been named as the man responsible for the Finsbury Park Mosque attack, on June 19, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales.

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  19. from the Archive: Old CwmfelinfachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Campaignseries.co.uk

    The first photo shows a view of Stanley Square, Cwmfelinfach, when it was the main route through the village and most of the shopping was done locally. All these shops have now gone although several of the properties have become houses or been used for other purposes.

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  20. Volunteers help with paintingRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    Eight volunteers from the Lloyds Bank call centre in Newport went to Bettws in Bloom earlier this week to paint external doors and fire escapes. The project aims to help all ages with educational and environmental activities by providing a centre to use as a base.

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