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Press Releases

  • Former Chapel brought back into use in Cwmgwrach - supported by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund
    17 May 2024

    A vacant, former chapel is to be given a new lease of life and will provide a much-needed service to the local community in Cwmgwrach, thanks to a grant received from the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

  • Re-appointed Leader to fight for more funding to pay for vital community services
    16 May 2024

    COUNCILLOR Steve Hunt has vowed to continue campaigning for increased funding for Welsh councils after being re-appointed as Leader of Neath Port Talbot Council for a third year.

  • Around 400 Neath Port Talbot young people to compete at the National Urdd Eisteddfod 2024
    15 May 2024

    After winning their way through regional competitions, around 400 school pupils from Neath Port Talbot are preparing to take part in the National Urdd Eisteddfod - Maldwyn 2024.

  • 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.