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Council and in what capacity it serves the parish of Newport.

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Newport Town Council are on a Mission to ensure that our High Street returns to the vibrant place it was prior to Covid-19's intervention, and that it comes out of it even better than before, by encouraging visitors and providing our residents with a sense of wellbeing and pride for our wonderful town.

As part of the recovery programme at a recent meeting councillors recommended that the council should hold a Newport Photographic competition for entrants' photos to be included on a Newport Town Calendar for 2022 to promote the town and make it a destination of choice for those who see the photos, the Theme - "Choose Newport" The competition is now open. But it must be stressed the Newport Town Council are not advocating breaking lockdown rules to take photographs.

The rules and terms of entry as follows:

* Photographs -

Must be printed to A5 size (148 x 210 mm) and be able to be supplied on a USB stick, if required.

Photographs must show off the town to its best advantage.

The attractiveness of the High Street, depict tranquil canal walks, our cafe society, town events and landscapes within the town, to name a few..

* Entry -

Entry into the competition is free.

Entry photographs should be donated, no copyright, for Newport Town council to use to promote the town outside of the calendar.

Only entries from people who live within the 4 wards of Newport will be accepted.

No age restrictions apply.

Photographs should be printed and have name, address, inc. Post Code, attached to the back.

To be handed into the Guildhall for judging by no later than Friday 30th April 2021.

A panel of Judges will choose the winners, week commencing 10th May 2021.

Winners will be notified by post, to the address supplied.

A presentation for the contributors of the Top 3 photographs as judged by the panel, will be held, subject to Covid 19 restrictions, during May.


Coronavirus (COVID-19):

latest information and advice 

Guildhall Office is currently  closed to the public, in line with government advice during the coronavirus outbreak. We will be handling all enquiries via email and telephone 01952 814338. We will endeavour to respond to all queries as soon as possible.

Please click here for impact on services.

It is our hope that this will help to limit potential contact with COVID-19 as much as possible.

Please note that although we are closed to visitors, the office is still staffed and working.

You can still contact us online or over the phone.

Alternatively, our Councillor's are available for contact by email or telephone.

We hope you all stay safe and healthy. See the links below for information on coronavirus and what you need to do. 

Please click on this link for more information and support groups

 Stay at Home Lockdown poster January 2021 



Useful links

 Please follow the link for:

Meeting Dates, Agendas & Minutes 

Scheduled Meetings 

Full Town Council Meeting
Wednesday 10th March 2021
Virtual Meeting via Microsoft Teams 


 Community Safety Committee Meeting 
Wednesday 17th March 2021
Virtual Meeting via Microsoft Teams 


Maps of the electoral wards of Newport (as at 1 Apr 2015):

The Town Council has 4 electoral wards of Newport (North/South/East and West) Click here to view