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Press Releases

  • Foster Wales Neath Port Talbot foster carer shares family recipe in new celeb-backed cookbook.
    15 May 2024

    Tracey Merchant contributed a recipe to ‘bring something to the table’, a new book full of recipes and life-changing fostering moments from carers and care experienced people.

  • New Neath Port Talbot Mayor sworn in at Margam Orangery has long association with public service
    13 May 2024

    COUNCILLOR Colin Matthew (Matt) Crowley has been sworn in as the new Mayor of Neath Port Talbot.

  • MOBIE Launches Free Workshops in Sustainable Home Design for Schools in South and West Wales.
    10 May 2024

    Last week, the Ministry of Building and Innovation (MOBIE) proudly announced the launch of a series of free workshops focusing on home design, sustainable development, and green skills.

  • Multi-Agency Operation carried out to check for rogue traders
    09 May 2024

    As part of Trading Standards Wales Week, a MULTI-AGENCY operation has been carried out to help protect Neath Port Talbot residents and legitimate businesses from rogue traders.

  • Residents’ views sought on improving Neath Port Talbot’s recycling rates
    08 May 2024

    Consultation is under way to gauge people’s views on some potential measures the council could consider in future to drive up recycling figures.

  • Grant funding will secure a new CCTV system for Pontardawe and extend coverage in Briton Ferry
    08 May 2024

    Neath Port Talbot Council’s CCTV service has secured Shared Prosperity Fund grant funding for a new high-performance CCTV system in Pontardawe’s town centre.

  • Council Launches One-Year Pilot to Enhance Lifeline Support
    07 May 2024

    Neath Port Talbot Council has announced the rollout of a one-year pilot programme for a 24/7 mobile response service designed to enhance the support available to users of its Lifeline service. This innovative programme ensures that Lifeline service users facing non-medical crisis situations, such as a non-injurious fall, have prompt access to trained responders who can provide quick assistance within their own homes.

  • Investment to Boost Neath Port Talbot's Digital Connectivity Ambitions
    07 May 2024

    Another significant milestone on the journey to transform digital connectivity across Neath Port Talbot.

  • Councillors asked to back search for new Pontardawe Swimming Pool site as August closure recommended
    01 May 2024

    Neath Port Talbot councillors are being asked to approve a planned closure of Pontardawe Swimming Pool at the end of August this year on the grounds of public safety.

  • Aberavon Public Space Protection Orders come into force on May 1st, 2024
    30 April 2024

    Dog walkers are reminded that two Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) will be enforced at Aberavon Beach from Wednesday 1st May 2024. These orders exclude dogs from certain areas of the beach and require dogs to be kept on a lead when on the Promenade. The enforcement period extends until September 30th, 2024.