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Visit Newport for bargains, gifts and provisions from our brilliant independent traders, the historic Newport Market and the new shops, restaurants and cinema at Friars Walk


There is parking in the city centre and council owned car parks cost £1.00 for first 3 hours.

View full parking information

Christmas Saturday park and ride

The park and ride service runs on Saturdays between 31 October 2015 and 2 January 2016.

Buses run every 10 mins between 9am to 5pm from the top and bottom car parks of the Civic Centre and stop at Queensway and Bridge Street. 

Bin collections

Bins and recycling will not be collected on Friday 1 January 2016 and collections will instead take place on Saturday 2 January.

Check your bin and recycling collection day 

Council services

The Information Station will be open 8.30am-5pm on Tuesday 29, Wednesday 30 and Thursday 31 December and close on Friday 1 January.

Council telephone lines will be staffed between 8am-6pm on Tuesday 29, Wednesday 30 and Thursday 31 December.

An emergency services number will be available on (01633) 656656 when the council is closed over the New Year.

Coronation kennels

The council's Coronation kennels will be closed Friday 1 January 2016, re-opening Saturday 2 January.