Hazel Robinson.

Hazel Robinson.

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Hazel Robinson. (nee Farley)(1914-2003). Born in London and moved to Newport on marriage to F A Robinson of Newport's watchmaker & jewellers business. She had a degree in Social Science and also trained to be a teacher. She was very keen on local politics and the welfare of local people. In the early 1970s she became an 'Independent' councillor and became involved in the Newport swimming pool project and the Cottage Hospital. In 1983 she became Newport's mayor and did this work for two years. She was also involved with the work to get the bypass open.