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.
Council takes action against environmental offences
14 March 2013
Neath Port Talbot Council's zero tolerance policy on flytipping, littering and dog fouling has resulted in three successful prosecutions.
NPT statement on horsemeat
22 February 2013
Last Updated: 13.02.2014 at 12:12