Community groups across Newport have received grants to help them run warm spaces offering a safe, welcoming and comfortable environment to residents who may be struggling to heat their homes or at risk of isolation.

Organisations can apply for a grant of up to £2,499 to help provide a warm space.

The scheme is being funded by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. 

The fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills.

January to March 2024

Duffryn Community Link

Duffryn Shopping Centre, Newport NP10 8TE

Starting Monday 29 February 2024 9am - 2pm

Warm Space: activities including: arts & crafts, board games, magazines & newspapers, bingo, armchair yoga and quizzes.

Support services including Newport City Homes, local ward councillors, PCSO's and Welsh Water.

Food: breakfast rolls, cereal, toast, tea, coffee, squash. Lunches: soup, pasta bake, sandwiches, crisps

Ringland History Group

The East Hub, 282 Ringland Circle NP19 9PS

11am - 12pm

Warm Space: history talks on variety of subjects. Different subject each week; refreshments

Feed Newport CIC (Cultural Food Hub)

192 Commercial Road, Pillgwenlly NP20 2PP

2pm - 4pm

Warm Space: board games for all ages; lego room, childrens book-lending library, wifi internat access, computer access, charging points, arts & crafts, signposting to other services, teas, coffee, hot chocolate, beans on toast, biscuits and cake.

Maindee Primary School Community Trust

Rodney Road NP19 0AP

5pm - 6pm

Warm Space: signposting to activities, services, volunteering/training/job opportunities, access to free wifi and digital devices, craft resources, targeted support from agencies where required, intergenerational activities, hot drinks, biscuits and cakes.

Community House

Eton Road NP19 0BL

5pm - 7pm

Community Youth Project - girls & boys club, refreshments.

Gear Community Family Learning

The Laundry, Community Kitchen at Redegar House NP10 8YW

Monday 25 March 10am - 12pm

Refreshments available 

Faith Church - The Loading Bay Community Café

Wern Industrial Estate, Rogerstone NP10 9FQ

3pm - 5pm

Warm Space: hot drinks & snacks, free wifi, children's playroom and space to do remote work/homework.
 

Assoc of Veterans Hubs

Suites 2&3, Floor 1, Clarence House, Clarence Place NP19 7AA

1pm - 4pm

Warm Space: hot & cold drinks, food bank for veterans, access to safeguarding team, in-house therapist, access to allotment, access to sport

Reality Theatre CIC 

22 Cambrian Road, NP20 4AB

10am - 4pm

Warm Space: hot drinks, biscuits, snacks, reading corner, arts & crafts activities, signposting to other services, coffee & chats, socialising

Feed Newport CIC (Cultural Food Hub)

192 Commercial Road, Pillgwenlly NP20 2PP

2pm-4pm

Warm Space: board games for all ages, lego room, children's book-lending library, wifi internet access, computer access, charging points, arts & crafts, signposting to other services, teas, coffee, hot chocolate, beans on toast, biscuits, cake

KB Boxing & Fitness Women's Gym

Unit 34, Albany Trading Estate NP20 5NQ

  • 18:00 - 19:00 - beginners women's boxing
  • 19:00 - 19:30 - refreshments 
  • 19:30 - 20:30 - advanced women's boxing
  • 20:30 - 21:00 - refreshments

The Pill Trust

St Stephen's Church, Pill NP20 2HA

Tuesdays 9:30am - 11:30am (during school term time only)

Warm Space: stay and play toddler group; toys; activities; song/rhyme time; snacks, teas and coffees.

Community House

Eton Road NP19 0BL

4pm - 7pm 

Community Youth Project - drop in

Gaer Community Family Learning

St Martin in the Gaer Church NP20 3GY

Tuesday Mar 26th: 10am - 12:30pm

Warm Space: hot drinks and snacks.

Faith Church - The Loading Bay Community Café

Wern Industrial Estate, Rogerstone NP10 9FQ

3pm - 5pm

Warm Space: hot drinks & snacks, free wifi, children's playroom, and space to do remote work/homework.

RE:MAKE Newport

26 Skinner Street, Newport NP20 1HB

1:30pm -3:30pm

Warm Space: free wifi, access to tablet devices, board games, access to sewing machines and other items in the workshop, tea, coffee, fruit, noodles, hot cross buns and biscuits.

Assoc of Veterans Hubs

Suites 2&3, Floor 1, Clarence House, Clarence Place NP19 7AA

10am - 1pm

Warm Space: hot & cold drinks, food bank for veterans, access to safeguarding team, in-house therapist, access to allotment and access to sport.

KidCare4U

Suite 2, 3rd Floor, Clarence House, Clarence Place NP19 7AA

12pm - 2pm

Female only 

Warm Space: zumba classes, health promotion sessions, hot drinks. 

Aimed at women from wide ethnic background who do not speak English.

This hub has been specifically created to offer opportunities to women who miss out due to language and IT barriers.

New Life Trust

Christchurch Centre, Newport NP20 5PP

3:30pm - 6pm 

Warm Space: signposting for additional help, craft activities, outdoor play area, two-course meal, tea and coffee.

Feed Newport CIC (Cultural Food Hub) 

192 Commercial Road, Pillgwenlly NP20 2PP

2pm - 4pm

Warm Space: board games for all ages, lego room: children's book-lending library, wifi internet access, computer access, charging points, arts & crafts signposting to other services, teas, coffee, hot chocolate, beans on toast, biscuits and cake.

Maindee Primary School Community Trust

Rodney Road NP19 0AP

4:30pm-6pm

Warm space: signposting to activities, services, volunteering/training/job opportunities, access to free wifi and digital devices, craft resources, targeted support from agencies where required, intergenerational activities, hot drinks, biscuits and cakes.

The Riverfront Theatre Arts Centre

Kingsway NP20 1HG

1pm (each week until 20 March 2024)

Take a breath choir. Have fun singing in a welcoming & non-judgmental group setting. If we have a voice - we can sing! People deserve the right to express themselves using their voices. Free tea, coffee, squash and biscuits.

Maindee Library 

79 Chepstow Road, Maindee NP19 8BY (28th February the session venue will be Maindee Triangle NP19 8EE)

5pm - 7pm

Warm Space: arts & crafts, board games, chess, hot drinks, sandwiches, snacks and activities.

Community House

Eton Road NP19 0BL

4:30pm - 6:30pm

Maindee Men, refreshments

4pm - 7pm

Community Youth Project, refreshments

Faith Church - The Loading Bay Community Café

Wern Industrial Estate, Rogerstone NP10 9FQ

3pm-5pm

Warm Space: hot drinks & snacks, free wifi, children's playroom, space to do remote work/homework.

RE:MAKE Newport

26 Skinner Street, Newport NP20 1HB

10am - 4pm

Warm Space drop in session: cuppa, snacks and chat

Assoc of Veterans Hubs

Suites 2&3, Floor 1, Clarence House, Clarence Place NP19 7AA

5pm - 8pm 

Warm Space: hot & cold drinks, food bank for veterans, access to safeguarding team, in-house therapist, access to allotment, access to sport.

Feed Newport CIC (Cultural Food Hub)

192 Commercial Road, Pillgwenlly NP20 2PP

2pm-4pm

Warm Space: board games for all ages, lego room, children's book-lending library, wifi internet access, computer access, charging points, arts & crafts, signposting to other services, teas, coffee, hot chocolate, beans on toast, biscuits and cake.

KB Boxing & Fitness Women's Gym

Unit 34, Albany Trading Estate NP20 5NQ

6:30pm - 7:30pm

HIIT/Strength class (followed by refreshments)

Community House

Eton Road NP19 0BL

1pm - 3pm

Coffee & Laughs (women's group), refreshments

Community Youth Project - 
Play Club 4pm - 5pm
Youth Club 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Refreshments

Roots, Diyannet Community Education Centre

48 Alexandra Road, Newport NP20 2JE

6pm - 8pm 

EmpowerHer Hub: games, crafts, socialise & chat 

Hot drinks and lite bites

Gaer Community Family Learning

Gaer Primary School NP20 3GY

1pm - 3pm 

  • February 29th
  • March 7th, 14th, 21st

Warm space: anyone with children/grandchildren at the school are welcome to attend. Hot drinks and snacks

Faith Church -The Loading Bay Community Café

Wern Industrial Estate, Rogerstone NP10 9FQ

3pm - 5pm

Warm Space: hot drinks & snacks, free wifi, children's playroom, space to do remote work/homework. 

RE:MAKE Newport

26 Skinner Street, Newport NP20 1HB

10am - 4pm

Warm Space: drop in session cuppa, snacks and chat

KidCare4U

Suite 2, 3rd Floor, Clarence House, Clarence Place NP19 7AA

9:30am - 12pm

Females only 

Warm Space: zumba classes, health promotion sessions, hot drinks. 

Aimed at women from wide ethnic background who do not speak English.

This hub has been specifically created to offer opportunities to women who miss out due to language and IT barriers.

Community House

Eton Road NP19 0BL

4pm - 7pm

Community Youth Project - Drop in

Refreshments

Faith Church - The Loading Bay Community Café

Wern Industrial Estate, Rogerstone NP10 9FQ

3pm - 5pm

Warm Space: hot drinks & snacks, free wifi, children's playroom, space to do remote work/homework.

RE:MAKE Newport

26 Skinner Street, Newport NP20 1HB

10am - 4pm

Warm Space drop in session: cuppa, snacks and chat

Menter Iaith Casnewydd

Marchnad Casnewydd NP20 1DD

9:30am - 12:30pm

Warm Space: hot & cold drinks, toast, biscuits, hot cross buns & Welsh cakes, access to Welsh language magazines & newspapers, quizzes, guest speakers

Assoc of Veterans Hubs

Suites 2&3 Clarence House, Clarence Place NP19 7AA

10am - 1pm

Warm Space: hot & cold drinks, food bank for veterans, access to safeguarding team, in-house therapist, access to allotment and access to sport.

St Julian's Methodist Church

Caerleon Road, St Julian's NP19 7JT

10am - 2pm

Warm Space: hot drinks & cakes/biscuits, fresh soup & bread rolls, social interaction & support, advice & signposting.

The Riverfront Theatre Arts Centre

Kingsway NP20 1HG

24 February & 30 March 

11am - 4pm

Crafty Saturdays: Join us on these Saturdays for some free family arts & crafts in the welcoming Riverfront foyer space. All ages welcome. Includes free tea, coffee, squash & biscuits.

KB Boxing & Fitness Women's Gym

Unit 34, Albany Trading Estate NP20 5NQ

10am - 11pm

Women's boxing for fitness, all abilities (hot drinks & snacks available)

Gaer Community Family Learning

St Martin in the Gaer Church NP20 3GY

23rd March: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Warm Space: hot drinks and snacks.

Maindee Library

79 Chepstow Road, Maindee NP19 8BY

25 February & 24 March

4pm - 6pm

Two course dinner - all welcome

KB Boxing & Fitness Women's Gym

Unit 34, Albany Trading Estate NP20 5NQ

11am - 14pm 

Gym open to women - drop in for a hot drink & snacks

Roots, Newport Diyannet Community Education Centre

48 Alexandra Road, Newport NP20 2JE

3pm - 5pm

Girls only, age 7-12 years: Quran journaling, games & crafts 

Hot drinks & lite bites

Other support 

Newport Central Jam'e Masjid

63 Stow Hill, NP20 4DX

Wednesday 28 February: 9am - 11am 
Wednesday 20 March: 9am - 11am

Mum, baby & toddler group with breakfast, fruit, children's snacks and a range of drinks.