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Press Releases

  • Council wins prestigious Silver Award from Ministry of Defence
    11 July 2023

    Neath Port Talbot Council has been awarded a Silver Award from the Ministry of Defence’s Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - one of only 17 major Welsh employers to have received the Silver Award this year.

  • Let’s Keep Talking - Together we are NPT
    30 June 2023

    Neath Port Talbot Council is stepping up its efforts to get people’s views on what matters most to them so their feedback can be used to ensure the council’s future planning and priority setting aligns with what is needed and will help shape its decision making at what is a challenging time.

  • Neath Port Talbot Council charges towards the future with growing fleet of Electric Vehicles
    29 June 2023

    Here are some of Neath Port Talbot Council’s fast growing stable of Electric Vehicles aimed at improving the environment and cutting fuel costs when it comes to transport.

  • Public Announcement: Bus Funding
    27 June 2023

    The Leader of Neath Port Talbot Council, Cllr Steve Hunt, says it is “imperative” the Welsh Government maintains funding for local bus networks as some bus companies have cancelled routes leaving communities without a bus service.

  • Secretary of State opens Neath Port Talbot’s award winning energy positive Bay Technology Centre
    23 June 2023

    The award winning, energy positive Bay Technology Centre at the Baglan Energy Park has been officially opened by Secretary of State for Wales the Rt Hon David TC Davies MP.

  • School statement over tragic death of pupil
    20 June 2023

    Port Talbot’s St Joseph’s Catholic School and Sixth Form Centre has issued a statement regarding the death of a pupil at Aberavon Beach.

  • Three Neath Port Talbot building projects in the running for top awards
    15 June 2023

    THREE Neath Port Talbot Council building projects have been shortlisted in the prestigious Construction Excellence in Wales Awards being held at the Celtic Manor Hotel on Friday, June 16th, 2023.

  • Announcement of successful applicants to the NPT Community Heritage Fund
    14 June 2023

    Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council has been successful in securing funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for the creation of its Heritage NPT project.

  • Investment in new facilities at Margam Country Park
    13 June 2023

    An investment in facilities at Margam Country Park will see the installation of new electric vehicle charging points and has seen the refurbishment of public toilet facilities in the Margam Castle Courtyard.

  • Margam Country Park Unveils New Recycling Bins
    05 June 2023

    Margam Country Park has introduced new recycling bins which have been placed throughout the park for visitors to use with the aim of improving both the visitor experience and the environment.