Newport residents react positively to survey on canal issues
Residents were 'overwhelmingly positive' about the prospect of having a permanent barge on a town's canal.
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Newport is a market town and is the main hub of the farming community on the Shropshire/Staffordshire border. The Lilleshall National Sports and Conferencing Centre is home to several Team GB squads including the gymnastic team. It names a hugely successful carnival, Victoria Park and Shrewsbury Canal among its highlights. While a thriving night life also attracts students from the Harper Adams University.