Press Releases: Environmental Health and Trading Standards

  • Beach byelaws coming into effect from 1st May
    17 April 2015

    Dog lovers are being reminded that the seasonal Aberavon Beach byelaws will take effect from 1st May to 30th September 2015.

  • Importer of unsafe batteries fined for obstructing Trading Standards
    16 March 2015

    Crown Crest (Leicester) Plc, an importer of unsafe batteries, which leaked acid and zinc, has been found guilty of obstructing Trading Standards.

  • Microsoft Scam - If in doubt, hang up!
    04 December 2014

    Council Trading standards officers are warning consumers in Neath Port Talbot to beware of a current scam to con people into paying for computer repairs that they don’t need. A number of consumers in the county borough have fallen prey to telephone scammers pretending to be from Microsoft.

  • Store fined for selling unsafe batteries
    13 November 2014

    Poundstretcher Stores Limited have been fined £10,500 after being found guilty of selling batteries that were unsafe - leaking acid and zinc.

  • Don’t get burnt by illegal fireworks sales
    23 October 2014

    Bonfire Night is fast approaching and Neath Port Talbot Council’s Trading Standards officers are reminding people of the dangers of buying fireworks from rogue sellers.

  • Company pleads guilty to depositing waste
    13 October 2014

    BDT Construction Ltd, a company registered in Swansea, has been fined £6000 after a company director pleaded guilty on its behalf to depositing waste without the relevant permissions. This followed action brought by Neath Port Talbot Council.

  • Smokers in Neath Port Talbot encouraged to quit for 28 days.
    19 September 2014

    Stoptober is back and there are a number of things happening in Neath Port Talbot throughout the month!

  • Food Safety Week
    16 June 2014

    Environmental Health Officers from Neath Port Talbot Council will be out and about this week to raise awareness of food hygiene issues during Food Safety Week.

  • Dogged pursuit of environment offences
    09 April 2014

    Council Waste Enforcement Officers are stepping up patrols on Aberavon beach in their bid to tackle environmental crime. Following complaints about dog fouling and littering on social media and from PACT meetings, Neath Port Talbot Council’s Waste Enforcement team will increase high visible patrols in the area.

  • UK Corporate Portal Scam
    12 March 2014

    Neath Port Talbot Trading Standards are warning local businesses not to respond to a mailshot that could result in a bill of almost £2400 over a period of three years.

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