Young People

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Newport Infoshop

Newport's youth information service offers qualified youth workers to provide information, support and guidance to young people aged 11 – 25 in a friendly and informal setting.

You can get help with application forms, looking for work, CVs and school or college work. 

The Infoshop is open 11am - 4pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. 


Info Shop (Floor 2), Newport Library, Museum and Art Gallery, John Frost Square, Newport

Telephone: (01633) 851616



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Newport Youth Council 

Newport Youth Council

We need you! We are always looking for new members, if you are aged 11-25 and live in Newport, please come along.

Newport Youth Council (NYC) is a youth-led forum to give a voice and influence in decision-making on issues that matter to young people in Newport.

'I feel like my views have been put forward'

'My confidence has improved'

'I have made friends'

The Youth Council meets on the second Tuesday of the month, 4.30pm-7pm, at the Civic Centre.  

NYC members were involved in recruiting new provider Media Academy Cardiff (MAC), a young person's organisation which works with over 1500 young people a year across south Wales.

Call 07401258718 or (01633) 210821 or email  

If you are under 18 we will need a parental signature, bring a signed copy of the Newport Youth Council referral form (pdf) to the next meeting or email it to

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Duke of Edinburgh's Award

The Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) programme is open to anyone aged between 14 and 24 years who would like to learn a new skill, volunteer, undertake a physical activity and complete an expedition. 

Complete a bronze, silver or gold level and achieve an award by completing a personal programme of activities in four sections, or five if you're going for gold.  

Along the way you’ll pick up experiences, friends and talents that will stay with you for the rest of your life. 

The DofE is run in Newport's secondary schools, youth clubs, Coleg Gwent and the Share Centre, Stow Hill.

Bronze level takes six months to complete, silver a year and gold 18 months.   

Email or visit the Duke of Edinburgh's Award website for more information.  

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