Armed forces

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Newport City Council is working with partners from the public services, charities and other community organisations to support the armed forces community.

If you are a serving or former member of the armed forces we can offer support and information.

Advice and support 

Armed Forces community covenant

Learn more about the Armed Forces covenant

Download Armed Forces Covenant News Summer 2020 (pdf)

Education

Through a grant-funded project, our HM Forces education support officer works with schools and SSCE Cymru to ensure that Armed Forces children are not disadvantaged as a result of military life.

Free swims 

Newport Live pools offer free swimming to eligible service and ex-service men and women

Defence discount service

Defence discount is the official MoD discount service for the armed forces, veterans and armed forces community