Is Heol Senni at Risk of Flooding?

Heol Senni is situated at the lowest point of Bettws, with woods and hills to the south and west and Morgans and Woodstock Pond to the east. Add to the fact that it\'s also built on clay soil, with its own small stream, it\'s no real surprise that it is listed on the Natural Resources … Continue reading Is Heol Senni at Risk of Flooding?

Best Times to Avoid Traffic Congestion on Bettws Lane

Anybody who lives on Bettws will know there's only one major road in and out of the estate. The only other roads are singletrack country lanes leading to Rogerstone and Cwmbran, which themselves can be difficult to navigate. Despite Bettws having over 4000 houses, and over 10,000 people, Bettws Lane has never been upgraded since … Continue reading Best Times to Avoid Traffic Congestion on Bettws Lane

How Much Are Residents Charge by Meadfleet for the Maintenance of Heol Senni?

Unlike the Bettws estate, which is entirely maintained by Newport City Council, and funded through council tax, those who live on Heol Senni and other streets within the complex, have to pay Meadfleet, a private company for general maintenance and upkeep of the area. This is despite all residents paying 100% of council tax. The … Continue reading How Much Are Residents Charge by Meadfleet for the Maintenance of Heol Senni?

Keep an Eye out for Deliberate Grass Fires in the Adjoining Field to Heol Senni

To the west side of Heol Senni, as many of you may know, there is a large field which unfortunately attracts illegal off-road motorcyclists, as well as occasional fly tipping. Another problem is deliberate grass fires, started by groups of youths, or possibly even adults. At this time of the year, around June or July, … Continue reading Keep an Eye out for Deliberate Grass Fires in the Adjoining Field to Heol Senni

How to Solve the Traffic Problem on Bettws Lane

If you live in Heol Senni, you\'re probably well aware of the chronic traffic problems on Bettws Lane during peak hours. Unlike other large estates in Newport, Bettws is situated down in a valley surrounded by fields, woods, hills and great views towards Twmbarlwm. Though it\'s only about a mile away from the M4 motorway, … Continue reading How to Solve the Traffic Problem on Bettws Lane

Illegal Off-Road Motorcyclists Causing a Noise Nuisance in Heol Senni

For those of you who live in Heol Senni, you may from time to time hear off-road motorbikes in the adjoining field. Unfortunately, this has been a problem for many years, and those who do it, have no right to be in the field as this is private land. Though the problem comes and goes, … Continue reading Illegal Off-Road Motorcyclists Causing a Noise Nuisance in Heol Senni