Key achievements

So just what has the NBA achieved so far?

Here is a brief summary of our actions and achievements over the past couple of years:

Memorial Statue in Newport

Future High Street

In February 2019 we put together a “Future High Street” funding bid for Newport, which we won! This has resulted in a cash sum for Newport, solely ear-marked for town improvements.

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Shopping in Newport town centre

Fighting Parking Charges

In January 2019 we challenged the on-street parking charge proposals – causing a deferment of the charges – and requested that a thorough parking consultation is carried out without delay. In February 2019 we appealed against the proposed overnight parking charges.

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Lion statues in Newport

Joined Shaping Newport

In 2018 we became one-third owners of “Shaping Newport” (the plan outlining the results of the Newport Regeneration consultation) which means that the IW Council now regards the NBA as an important stakeholder regarding the future of Newport. Yes, our opinions actually count!

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