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Press Releases

  • Council’s website hits the UK’s top ten for accessibility
    18 July 2024

    NEATH PORT TALBOT COUNCIL’S corporate website has been ranked in the top ten of UK council websites for accessibility, the highest placed Welsh authority, on the independent ‘Silktide Accessibility Index’.

  • Wales Tourism Week: the Dramatic Heart of Wales celebrates campaign success
    18 July 2024

    This week [15 – 19 July] marks Wales Tourism Week, and the Dramatic Heart of Wales is announcing the key milestones reached in its campaign to draw more overnight visitors to Neath Port Talbot.

  • Our Place, Our Future: A Cultural Transformation is on the Way to Neath Port Talbot
    17 July 2024

    Three dynamic new strategies have been launched which collectively aim to invest in culture and heritage for the benefit of local people while also making Neath Port Talbot a nationally recognised visitor destination by 2030.

  • Neath Port Talbot’s Rhian Thomas named Teacher of the Year in a Primary School in national awards
    16 July 2024

    A NEATH PORT TALBOT teacher has won a top award at the sixth Professional Teaching Awards Cymru.

  • Green Flags for parks and green spaces fly high across Neath Port Talbot
    16 July 2024

    A large number of parks and green spaces across the county borough of Neath Port Talbot have once again reached the high standards required to fly the coveted Keep Wales Tidy Green Flag.

  • Feedback wanted on regional transport vision
    15 July 2024

    Views are wanted on the future of transport in South West Wales.

  • Council signs up to charter enshrining the rights of young parents in or leaving care
    12 July 2024

    Neath Port Talbot Council has adopted a pioneering charter ensuring good practice when it comes to supporting young mothers and fathers who are in care or in the process of leaving care.

  • Newly Refurbished Sports Facilities Open in Cwmafan and Port Talbot
    11 July 2024

    Two newly refurbished sports facilities have opened in Talbot Memorial Park, Port Talbot, and Parc Siencyn Powell, Cwmafan as part of a partnership project.

  • New chapter to begin for Neath’s iconic old Library building
    11 July 2024

    PLANS TO TURN Neath’s historic former Library building at Victoria Gardens into a Creative Hub have been given the go ahead by members of Neath Port Talbot Council’s Cabinet.

  • Derek Jones thanked for doing his valuable sports development job for the past 50 years
    05 July 2024

    Neath Port Talbot Council Sports Development Officer Derek Jones has been officially congratulated for his more than 50 years of dedicated service to local government.