A site near Caldicot has been identified as a potential site for the world’s
largest aquarium. The £250 million scheme, which would be part of
the P&O Gateway to Wales project (see July) would form a 100 acre
site and is expected to attract two million visitors a year. Caldicot
is in competition with sites in the Wirral, Bradford and Bedfordshire
for the project.
SHOW AT CASTLE
Thousands of people came to Caldicot to see the spectacular son-et-lumiere
Footprints in the Sands of Time. The show, which told the story of Caldicot
castle over the centuries, included striking projected images and fireworks.
ROW – WE THINK ITS ALL OVER
The problems arising over unauthorised use of the football pitch by Caldicot
Town (see July) seems to have been resolved following a meeting between
the club and town councillors. A number of other issues were resolved
at the meeting, which both sides welcomed as the start of a new improved
Calls for improved lighting in Caldicot Castle Country Park were rejected
by Anita Badham, Castle Development Officer. In a meeting with town councillors
she explained that the darkness was part of the attraction of a country
park and that lighting would cause light pollution.
A “twister” caused damage to property when it swept through
Caldicot. Tiles were ripped from roofs and a garden fence destroyed in
the Blackbird Road area by the mini-tornado.
<< July 2004
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