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Welsh Rugby Union | Wales & Regions | Dragons lose out in Glasgow 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿🏉📰

Rhodri Williams grabbed two tries, but the Dragons still went down 34-19 at Scotstoun against a Glasgow Warriors side that moved into third place in Conference A with a bonus point win. Acting skipper Williams gave the visitors the perfect start with an interception try in the opening minute. That forced Glasgow to dig deep and they led 17-7 at the break thanks to tries from Tim Swinson and the first of a brace from hooker Grant Stewart. Sam Davies made a brilliant break to pave the way for his half-back partner Williams’ second try and the Dragons did well
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How to fix Newport’s high street problem 💼📰🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

What should be done to fix Newport’s high street problem and bring people back to the centre? NO HIGH street has been immune to the impact of austerity, rise in online shopping and increase in out-of-town retail parks. But cities such as Bristol and Manchester have reinvented themselves by offering clean and vibrant spaces, encouraging local businesses and providing reasons to visit. With Newport sandwiched between Bristol and Cardiff, the high-street decline has been particularly pronounced. Indeed, a report from PwC found that between January 2019 and July 2019, Newport lost the second most shops in Wales – with ten closing and four
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