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Creative Climate Communications, Fishguard, 27th November

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:

Meeting to discuss the LDP to 2031.

On Thursday 13th July 2017 a meeting was held in the Newport Memorial Hall, to discuss the NEWPORT and the  NATIONAL PARK REPLACEMENT LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN to 2031

It included a presentation better explaining candidate sites and draft LDP2 policy 3 (Newport Strategy) and a REFERENDUM PROPOSAL, and was followed by a chance to express your views

A questionnaire about Newport’s Future was distributed

Feidr Bentinck Development Proposal

Huge new development now proposed for Newport

This proposal, if approved, would be the largest ever allowed in Newport. Many people will feel it is out of all proportion in terms of the effect on the environment and the impact on the community.  An opposition group has been set up, and a website can be found at  This contains full details of the development. Therefore there is no longer any need to put up more information here.



Newport Area Environment Group is calling for Newport and Area residents to support Star Count 2014.

National Astronomy Week 2014 and CPRE are joining forces with the British Astronomical Association’s Campaign for Dark Skies to monitor the extent of light pollution.

You can help!  No equipment is needed, just a few moments of your time.  Please do your Star Count on any one day between Wednesday 26 February – Saturday 8 March (inclusive.)

You are asked to count stars within the constellation of Orion, which will be visible in the south-west sky from about 7pm. The main area of the constellation is bounded by four bright stars. The star count should not include these four corner stars – only those within this rectangular boundary – but do include the stars in the middle known as Orion’s three-star belt.

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NAEG Success: National Park change their Guidance on Solar Panels and Solar PV

As a result of NAEG’s comments on the Draft PCNPA Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG) on Renewable Energy, PCNPA Officers have accepted that solar panels and solar photovoltaics are allowed to be installed without planning permission….

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