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.



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