Community Spirit at its best!

Community Spirit at its best! Several weeks ago, you may recall 1st Caerleon Scouts, Cubs and Beavers requesting the help from any local builders after we had problems with our drains. Following on from that request, Tom Lewis from Highmore Group Property and Facilities Maintenance. came to the rescue. He got his men to work, digging up the ground outside in awful weather conditions. He also then went on to pay for a camera to be put down the drains which showed our pipes were running uphill. The only way…

Santapaws Shoebox Appeal 2017

Santapaws Shoebox Appeal 2017 Following the success of the 2016 Santa Paws Shoebox Appeal, we are once again working with local rescue centres collecting food, toys and gifts in a shoebox for the homeless animals of Newport and surrounding areas. There are thousands of animals in their temporary home, shelters and rescue centres at Christmas, if you are unable to offer a home, how about a gift? Join SantaPaws Facebook group to take part in competitions and raffles in the lead up to Christmas. This years recipients will be; Dogs; Newport…

SLS – Street Life Sarnies

The group started initially for a small stint over the Summer to help a project in Bristol that my family were going to. A project run by volunteers out of car boots, offering sandwich packs, hot food & drinks, clothing/toiletries & support. With around 180-200 guests that specific night in July and 40-60 sandwich packs to watch hunger so rife and visible was pretty gut wrenching. In Bristol summer centres close often for staff holidays & deep cleaning so many find themselves not eating for 3-4 days. In a modern…

RESIDENTS OF CAERLEON & PONTHIR URGENT REQUEST

Regarding Caerleon Campus Development Plans Please take 5 minutes to write an email to Joanne Davidson, Planning Officer at NCC re the development on Caerleon Campus. planning@newport.gov.uk Even if you have submitted an email before, this is a NEW request from NCC. Please reply asap or hand in your letter at the meeting 17th October Town hall 7.30pm. Anyone within the family including young adults with an email address can respond. Please have your say. Some pointers that may affect you. Gridlock traffic. How much time do you waste sat in…

Genuine care in our community by Village Services

Genuine care in our community by Village Services www.villageservices.co.uk 07748548720 Village Services a Community Social Enterprise since 2010 for social impact in Caerleon, providing genuine care in our community, for our elderly neighbours to maintain community interaction and for the younger generation to develop transferable skills and gain work experience.  Meeting neighbours, sharing a story, regardless of age; we have no barriers! Be part of something great. An inclusive environment where people of all abilities can connect with their community, learn new skills, and ultimately grow something truly unique. Assisting…

Team Oarstruck – Atlantic Challenge

Team Oarstuck 2017 Team Oarstruck, a four man crew consisting of  local Caerleon lads, John Evan Morgan, Joel Wood, Hugo Thompson and Monty Williams, will be competing in the 2017 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, ‘The World’s Toughest Row’, to help raise money for Diabetes Uk. The race begins in December 2017 and sets off from San Sebastian de La Gomera, Spain, ending over 3,000 nautical miles later in Nelson’s Dockyard, English Harbour, Antigua. We’re a 4-man team with a mammoth task in front of us: to get our boat into the water before propelling ourselves across the world’s…