Nato security measures to close Rodney Parade ticket office and shop

Nato security measures to close Rodney Parade ticket office and shop

Nato security measures to close Rodney Parade ticket office and shop

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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 www.newportgwentdragons.com.

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3:22pm Thu 21 Aug 14

Gatesy101 says...

Which moron thought up this idea and why?

Do the dragons have secret links with ISIS?
Which moron thought up this idea and why? Do the dragons have secret links with ISIS? Gatesy101
  • Score: 14

3:45pm Thu 21 Aug 14

10101010 says...

I can see now how this summit is helping local businesses! What a joke!!
I can see now how this summit is helping local businesses! What a joke!! 10101010
  • Score: 19

4:24pm Thu 21 Aug 14

BernardCCC says...

Is this why the Riverfront is also closed for those 2 weeks?
Is this why the Riverfront is also closed for those 2 weeks? BernardCCC
  • Score: 11

6:02pm Thu 21 Aug 14

The Destroyer says...

BernardCCC wrote:
Is this why the Riverfront is also closed for those 2 weeks?
Now now - be positive - we mustn't upset the T M fan club!
[quote][p][bold]BernardCCC[/bold] wrote: Is this why the Riverfront is also closed for those 2 weeks?[/p][/quote]Now now - be positive - we mustn't upset the T M fan club! The Destroyer
  • Score: -2

6:14pm Thu 21 Aug 14

BernardCCC says...

The Destroyer wrote:
BernardCCC wrote:
Is this why the Riverfront is also closed for those 2 weeks?
Now now - be positive - we mustn't upset the T M fan club!
TM?
[quote][p][bold]The Destroyer[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BernardCCC[/bold] wrote: Is this why the Riverfront is also closed for those 2 weeks?[/p][/quote]Now now - be positive - we mustn't upset the T M fan club![/p][/quote]TM? BernardCCC
  • Score: -5

6:34pm Thu 21 Aug 14

Risca1 says...

BernardCCC wrote:
The Destroyer wrote:
BernardCCC wrote:
Is this why the Riverfront is also closed for those 2 weeks?
Now now - be positive - we mustn't upset the T M fan club!
TM?
Terry Matthews
[quote][p][bold]BernardCCC[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Destroyer[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BernardCCC[/bold] wrote: Is this why the Riverfront is also closed for those 2 weeks?[/p][/quote]Now now - be positive - we mustn't upset the T M fan club![/p][/quote]TM?[/p][/quote]Terry Matthews Risca1
  • Score: 1

7:39pm Thu 21 Aug 14

foxy3rd says...

Who on earth made this pathetically ridiculous decision, it's uncalled for and absolutely.pathetic.
Who on earth made this pathetically ridiculous decision, it's uncalled for and absolutely.pathetic. foxy3rd
  • Score: 5

8:23pm Thu 21 Aug 14

Ecky24 says...

Ridiculous decision. There is no sense in this. What next? All the shops to close, no buses or trains to run, Severn bridges locked down? I despair.
Ridiculous decision. There is no sense in this. What next? All the shops to close, no buses or trains to run, Severn bridges locked down? I despair. Ecky24
  • Score: 6

8:55pm Thu 21 Aug 14

VoiceOfDaPort says...

There are also no home games, either rugby or football, during this period. Which tells me that Rodney Parade is going to be used for something during the summit, but not for the actual summit.
There are also no home games, either rugby or football, during this period. Which tells me that Rodney Parade is going to be used for something during the summit, but not for the actual summit. VoiceOfDaPort
  • Score: 4

9:24pm Thu 21 Aug 14

sooty001 says...

VoiceOfDaPort wrote:
There are also no home games, either rugby or football, during this period. Which tells me that Rodney Parade is going to be used for something during the summit, but not for the actual summit.
Tented accommodation for the police officers maybe, don't forget there are over 5,000 on duty during this summit, they got to sleep somewhere.
[quote][p][bold]VoiceOfDaPort[/bold] wrote: There are also no home games, either rugby or football, during this period. Which tells me that Rodney Parade is going to be used for something during the summit, but not for the actual summit.[/p][/quote]Tented accommodation for the police officers maybe, don't forget there are over 5,000 on duty during this summit, they got to sleep somewhere. sooty001
  • Score: 0

9:31pm Thu 21 Aug 14

VoiceOfDaPort says...

sooty001 wrote:
VoiceOfDaPort wrote:
There are also no home games, either rugby or football, during this period. Which tells me that Rodney Parade is going to be used for something during the summit, but not for the actual summit.
Tented accommodation for the police officers maybe, don't forget there are over 5,000 on duty during this summit, they got to sleep somewhere.
That's the train of thought I was going with (either Police or private security), they did something similar at the Commonwealth Games.
[quote][p][bold]sooty001[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]VoiceOfDaPort[/bold] wrote: There are also no home games, either rugby or football, during this period. Which tells me that Rodney Parade is going to be used for something during the summit, but not for the actual summit.[/p][/quote]Tented accommodation for the police officers maybe, don't forget there are over 5,000 on duty during this summit, they got to sleep somewhere.[/p][/quote]That's the train of thought I was going with (either Police or private security), they did something similar at the Commonwealth Games. VoiceOfDaPort
  • Score: 3

10:12am Fri 22 Aug 14

10101010 says...

It's 9,000 police officers on duty in the area! Catsash Road has already closed. They put up a sign saying it'll be closed from 31st August, then just randomly closed it a few days ago. Nothing like allowing local residents to plan in advance. I use that road 4 times every day, so the detour was bad enough to start with, but having to do it for over 3 weeks is beyond. I did drive along it last night (i drove in behind the catering van which was delivering food to the police stationed up in the marquee) and it looks like a war zone up there. A really lovely welcome to beautiful Wales!
It's 9,000 police officers on duty in the area! Catsash Road has already closed. They put up a sign saying it'll be closed from 31st August, then just randomly closed it a few days ago. Nothing like allowing local residents to plan in advance. I use that road 4 times every day, so the detour was bad enough to start with, but having to do it for over 3 weeks is beyond. I did drive along it last night (i drove in behind the catering van which was delivering food to the police stationed up in the marquee) and it looks like a war zone up there. A really lovely welcome to beautiful Wales! 10101010
  • Score: 4

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