Newport Matters


Newport Matters is the council's newspaper for residents and is distributed to homes and businesses across the city.

If you live in Newport and do not receive a copy please email with your address, including postcode.

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Recent editions of Newport Matters
September 2015

Future looking bright for city centre. Excitement builds as Friars Walk opening nears. 

Download Newport Matters September 2015 (pdf)
July 2015

New shops sign up for Friars Walk, Dementia friendly Newport, Food Festival fast approaching and Velothon loves our city

Download Newport Matters July 2015 (pdf)
May 2015

Council workers hailed as heroes, Friars Walk, Work Based Learning Academy, Second Chance shop, and what’s on in Newport.  

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March 2015 Friars Walk to open in November, make sure you're registered to vote, community memories project, what's on.  Download Newport Matters March 2015 (pdf) 
January 2015 Residents thanked for their views on the budget, schools recognised for work with families, February half term fun, countdown to half marathon, what's on.  Download Newport Matters January 2015 (pdf)
November 2014 Newport's budget challenge, countdown to Christmas, latest redevelopment news, feature on support for businesses, Chartist supplement, what's on.  Download Newport Matters November 2014 (pdf)
September 2014 Latest budget position, images from Nato, redevelopment news, White Ribbon campaign, Newport Food Festival, what's on. Download Newport Matters September 2014 (pdf)
July 2014 Nato Summit plans, city centre update, meet the Mayor, holiday fun, WWI commemoration events, community learning courses, what's on. Download Newport Matters July 2014 (pdf)
May 2014 City development moves forward, support for businesses, food festival sponsors, Big Splash 2014, preparations for Nato summit, recycling update, what's on.  Download Newport Matters May 2014 (pdf)
March 2014 £60 million of investment coming to city centre, council tax remains lowest in UK, Friars Walk to rise up, Transporter Bridge opens for summer, Food Festival 2014, Newport to get Monopoly board, what's on.   Download Newport Matters March 2014 (pdf) 
January 2014 Big bang as city car park is demolished, a look at the changing face of the city centre, half term fun, seven days for £7 with Active Newport, browse the new community learning brochure, what's on. Download Newport Matters January 2014 (pdf) 
November 2013 Full steam ahead for city centre, budget update, Christmas events in the city, new fitness suites, business grants available, what's on.   Download Newport Matters November 2013 (pdf)
September 2013 Council services must change, city centre projects update, support for businesses, pull-out guide to food festival, recycle your metal and win prizes, what's on in Newport.  Download Newport Matters September 2013 (pdf)