Tag: Northlands Road

Newtown toasts Queen with street parties

Despite gloomy skies residents in Newtown have celebrated the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with street parties today. The predicted rain held off to allow residents in Newtown Road, George Street and Northlands Road to sit down together for a barbeque ‘big lunch’ while children played football and skipped in the traffic free streets. The terrace houses,…

We’ll meet again

Newtown residents have vowed to save one the oldest buildings in their community from the bulldozer. Developers Capital Homes have submitted plans to demolish the 115 year old meeting room on Northlands Road and build four bedsit units in its place. The tiny chapel had been in continuous use as a place of worship since…