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Press Releases

  • New Mayor of Neath Port Talbot Sworn in for 2023/24
    25 May 2023

    Councillor Chris Williams (Bryncoch South) has been sworn in as the new Mayor of Neath Port Talbot.

  • Coming soon - family favourite the Aqua Splash!
    24 May 2023

    One of the star attractions on the Aberavon seafront, the Aqua Splash, will be opening on Friday 26th May, 2023.

  • Woman must pay nearly £1,000 for discarding a cigarette after smoking in the street
    23 May 2023

    Donna Forkin has paid a heavy price for littering the street in High Street, Glynneath, unaware a Neath Port Talbot Council Waste Enforcement Officer was nearby. The incident happened in October 2022 while the officer was conducting a dog fouling / littering patrol in the Glynneath area.

  • Renewed play area for Tonna now open for children – and pet dogs!
    22 May 2023

    The opening of a refurbished children’s play park in Tonna, Neath, has been welcomed by Neath Port Talbot Council’s Cabinet Member for Climate Change and Wellbeing, Cllr Jeremy Hurley.

  • It’s like Toy Story! Port Talbot refuse worker Richard gets his own lifelike action figure
    19 May 2023

    A renowned Marvel Comics artist has created an action figure of Neath Port Talbot Council refuse worker Richard Brace as part of a campaign by public services union UNISON to raise awareness of the role councils play in providing vital everyday services.

  • Aberavon Beach wins 2023 Seaside Award
    18 May 2023

    ABERAVON BEACH has been named as one of country’s best beaches by environmental charity Keep Wales Tidy which has awarded it the prestigious Seaside Award for 2023.

  • Update for Skewen Residents from the Coal Authority (11 May 2023)
    12 May 2023

    Update for Skewen Residents from the Coal Authority (11 May 2023)

  • Neath Port Talbot councillors approve next stages in 16,000-job Celtic Freeport project
    11 May 2023

    A special meeting of Neath Port Talbot Council’s Cabinet has approved the next steps in establishing the newly approved Celtic Freeport which aims to generate billions of pounds in new inward investment creating 16,000 high quality, green jobs in south west Wales.

  • Abbey Primary School children star in official opening ceremony
    10 May 2023

    The £11m Abbey Primary School has been officially opened at a ceremony held on Friday (5th May).

  • Neath Port Talbot Council issues call for UK Shared Prosperity Fund projects
    09 May 2023

    Neath Port Talbot Council is seeking applications for projects that can be delivered as part of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) on a dedicated website which is now ‘live’.