News

Where’s Wall-E when you need him!

Where’s Wall-E when you need him!

Two things today made me as angry as I’ve been in a long time but also thankful. Only yesterday evening I met with some board members from Caerleon AFC who are utterly committed to improving the ground and establishing a high level of football in a community facing...

Roman Museum & Baths Summer Events

Roman Museum & Baths Summer Events

Our National Roman Legion Museum is now fully open again after Covid restrictions were lifted. Museum manager Dai Price was pleased to confirm that the attraction is now fully reopened every day (including bank holiday Mondays) 10am-5pm – which is actually an increase...

Celebrating the diversity of Newport

Celebrating the diversity of Newport

Newport is a sanctuary city that is home to many cultures & languages with a diverse population that contributes to a brilliance in music, food and culture that we often take for granted.  It leads to a multitude of fantastic festivals and events like...

Neil & Caroline McLachlan

Neil & Caroline McLachlan

Sadly we have lost two long standing, loyal and charismatic branch members, Neil and Caroline McLachlan. Caroline died in March and Neil died on August 1st. Caroline was, for many years, a highly respected lecturer in the education faculty at the University campus in...

Summer Fun

Summer Fun

Newport's City Council’s Neighbourhood Hubs offer residents easy access to vital services in local communities.  As part of this initiative, Newport North Hub is running activities in various locations over the Summer period, including Caerleon Library....

Caerleon Bridge

Caerleon Bridge

Over the last few weeks there’s been a lot of discussion on bridges in Council and locally. For the Council our bridges are expensive to maintain but they are also  iconic and as well as serving a function in our city- they play an important part in attaching...

Politics & Pizza

Politics & Pizza

Caerleon Labour Party is very proud of the recently started Politics & Pizza group. Started as a reaction to the poor turnout of 16-18 year voters at the recent local elections, it’s a group of likeminded 14-18 year olds with an interest in politics who meet once...

War Graves in St Cadoc’s Churchyard, Caerleon

War Graves in St Cadoc’s Churchyard, Caerleon

Progress in gaining recognition for World War 1 and 2 servicemen buried in the churchyard At the beginning of 2022 there were two war graves in St Cadoc’s churchyard. Sergeant William Thornton Friskney served in the Monmouthshire Regiment. He enlisted in October 1914,...