NEWPORT'S Rodney Parade's ticket office and shop will be closed for almost two weeks because of the Nato summit, it is announced today.

As of the security crackdown ahead of the summit at the Celtic Manor Resort on September 4 and 5, the Newport Gwent Dragons said the ticket office and shop at Rodney Parade will closed to the general public for nearly two weeks.

A Dragons spokeswoman has confirmed that they will be closed from Tuesday August 26 to Monday September 8, due to security measures around the Nato Summit in the city.

During this period all ticket bookings and shop purchases must be done either over the phone or via the website