Press Release

Social Distancing: Council uses drones to distribute public information messages

26 March 2020

Drones are now being used to distribute public information messages across Neath Port Talbot during the coronavirus outbreak.

Drone in Neath town centre

Neath Port Talbot Council has teamed up with South Wales Police to survey hotspots where people are not following government measures on social distancing.

The drones are equipped with speakers that will transmit messages directly to the public.

We are reminding residents to stay at home except for: shopping for necessities, obtaining medical supplies, one period of daily exercise, and travelling to and from essential work.  

For the latest Council updates and links to official sources of information, visit: www.npt.gov.uk/coronavirus

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