Newport Area Environment Group (NAEG)
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The Newport Area Environment Group (NAEG) is a voluntary community based initiative, in Newport, Pembrokeshire.

The aims and objectives include:

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  • Fostering understanding of local, national and global environmental sustainability
  • Thereby seeking to achieve sustainable environmental improvements locally with the ultimate purpose of creating a carbon neutral area
  • Facilitating groups to set up initiatives in local food growing, renewable energy etc to address the twin challenges of peak fossil fuel and climate change.

We are actively engaged in all manner of topics related to improving our community and seeking a more sustainable environment and ecology to pass on to future generations. Read more about us by clicking About Us.

JOIN US: We welcome new members. Please come along to one of our meetings or contact us.

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EGM This coming Friday 29th May 2020.

The meeting will run from 16:30 by ZOOM.  If you are interesting in participating, please contact the secretary, Sandra Bayes. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The agenda will include covering past, current and future activities. Full details will be sent with the zoom link.

Last Updated on Friday, 29 May 2020 12:11
Consultation on Local Development Plan PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sandra   
Saturday, 15 February 2020 17:40

NAEG has been participating in the process of consultation on the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Replacement Local Development Plan (PCNPA LDP2)

To read NAEG's submissions, along with those of other participants, to the Examination Stage, go to https://www.pembrokeshirecoast.wales/default.asp?PID=890  and search for the submissions using "NAEG".

To access the current consultation documents, which offers the very last opportunity for input, before the Government Inspector issues the Final Report(Matters Arising Changes Consultation) go to https://www.pembrokeshirecoast.wales/default.asp?PID=914

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 February 2020 17:54
NAEG submission about the PCNPA Local Development Plan PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sandra Bayes   
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 10:22

Anyone who would like to see NAEG's submission to the Examination for the PCNPA Local Development Plan, can go to the Examination website https://www.pembrokeshirecoast.wales/ldpexamination.

All the documents that NAEG has submitted can be found under Matter 1 - Opening; Plan Preparation and Plan Strategy

NAEG's main contribution will be under Agenda Item 7d) Is Policy 3 clear and does it provide an appropriate framework for managing development in Newport? (Policy 3 is the Strategy Policy for Newport)

Creative Climate Communications, Fishguard, 27th November PDF Print E-mail
Written by Brendan Blake   
Thursday, 24 October 2019 08:26

Transition Bro Gwaun and Renew Wales are running Creative Climate Communications on Wednesday 27th November, in Fishguard and have sent us an invitation.

This will be a day of performances, workshops and dialogue for anyone who is, or would like to be, creatively engaging their group or community to talk about climate change in Wales. Centred around Transition Bro Gwaun's (TBG) recent programme of events and activities in their local area, the day will include an evaluation of using arts based community events.

There will be performances (some participatory!) and workshops. These include forum theatre, youth theatre, storytelling, singing, comedy, art, craft and waste reduction activities, working collaboratively with other community groups, schools and youth groups as well as evaluating the impact of events and activities. Participants are encouraged to get involved and to bring their own ideas and experiences to share.

The day is free to attend, but must be booked in advance.

For more information, and to book your place please visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/creative-climate-communications-tickets-73250059901

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 October 2019 09:56
Referendum - residents asked for view on new homes PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sandra Bayes   
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 17:09

The examination by a Government Planning Inspector of the National Park's Local Development (Replacement) Plan is taking place now.

Newport Area Environment Group will be attending hearing sessions with the proposal that the occupancy of all new housing given planning permission should be restricted to those who will make it their principal or main place of residence alone.

A referendum is being conducted amongst all Newport residents to determine the level of support.

You can see the Referendum Press Release by clicking here.

You can view the Letter and ballot sheet by clicking one of the following links:

Letter and Ballot Form - English

Letter and Ballot form - Welsh.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 June 2019 17:16

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