ARGUS ARCHIVE: 25 years ago - Plans for £70m Newport shopping complex centred around Debenhams go on show
12:45pm Thursday 19th December 2013 in News
25 years ago
THE architectural plans for Debenhams £70m town centre development went on display at the Museum and Library in John Frost Square. Burton Property Trust’s PR team sent staff out with questionnaires, asking the public’s opinion on the scheme.
Police dramatically intercepted a bus with a group of Newport County soccer fans on board, after they had allegedly staged a shop-lifting raid on a local sportswear shop.
A Newport man appeared in court charged with the murder of a police constable following a bank raid in Coventry.
A judge warned that Newport’s nightclubs may have to close earlier because of the constant problem of town centre violence.
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