Newport and District Civic Society (NDCS) is made up of local people from Newport and the surrounding rural area who care about the places we live,work,shop and socialise. We are not simply about retaining the old but very much about influencing the new to provide a better environment and community for all to enjoy.

Planning Applications

TWC/2021/0672 – 40-42 High St (Subway) – Waitrose Alley – Alterations to the rear of the existing building to form a glazed shop frontage, outside seating area and separate access.

Details of the application can be best seen in the Planning and Heritage Statement listed in the link below. Cut and paste the link into your search engine:- https://secure.telford.gov.uk/planning/pa-documents-documents-public.aspx?ApplicationNumber=TWC/2021/0672

Planning application -Site of Plough Farm Nursery, Plough Lane, Newport – Erection of 9no. dwellings and associated infrastructure.

Details of the application are in the link below which you can cut and paste to your search engine :- https://secure.telford.gov.uk/planning/pa-documents-documents-public.aspx?ApplicationNumber=TWC/2021/0610

Bloor Homes -A high quality community in Newport -PUBLIC CONSULTATION

Details of the plans and consultation in the link below which you can paste into your search engine:- Home

Latest News

Telford & Wrekin Council suspends development plan amid national planning policy shake-up

Details in the link below which can be copied and posted into your search engine:- https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/local-hubs/telford/2021/05/27/telford–wrekin-council-suspends-borough-wide-development-plan-amid-national-planning-policy-shake-up/

Plans to increase in number of councillors rejected – but ward maps set to be redrawn-input from local people requested

The article in the link below contains a link to the Boundary Commission website which asks local people for views on where the boundaries should be drawn. The consultation closes on 2 August 2021. Paste the link in your search engine :- https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/politics/2021/05/25/increase-in-number-of-councillors-rejected/