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Get ready for the Second Mayor’s Citizen Awards!

08 March 2023

The date has been set for the second annual Mayor of Neath Port Talbot Citizen Awards!

Picture from the previous awards ceremony

Following 2019’s hugely successful inaugural event, the awards ceremony, which recognises unsung heroes from across Neath Port Talbot, will take place at Margam Country Park’s beautiful Orangery on Friday, April 21st, 2023.

The event’s return was held up by the Covid pandemic but with headline sponsors Tata Steel UK and John Pye Auctions plus other sponsors on board, a call is now going out to those who know of deserving groups or individuals and would like to nominate them for awards to contact us using the following link:

As well as honouring individuals and groups in a range of categories, the aims of the awards are to highlight the good work and motivation of so many local people, to foster a sense of pride and citizenship and to inspire others to get involved in their communities.

A total of eleven category winners will be presented with awards during the evening at which an additional “Special Recognition Award” will be made. Invited guests, sponsors and winners will meal before sitting back to enjoy the ceremony which will be hosted by broadcaster Sean Holley.

Award Categories:

* Good Neighbour Award – with Associated British Ports

* Volunteer of the Year

* Environment and Heritage Award – with Andrew Scott Ltd

* Child of Courage Award – with Trade Centre Wales

* Performing Arts Award

* Supporting Education Award – with NPTC Group of Colleges

* Sport Star of the Year – with Pump Supplies

* Community Champion – with Tata Steel UK

* Health & Wellbeing Award – with Centregreat

* Outstanding Bravery Award – with Runtech

* Contribution to Charity Award – with Castell Howell

The Mayor of Neath Port Talbot, Cllr Robert Wood, said: “I believe it’s an important part of the Mayor’s duties to celebrate the vital roles that people play in serving their local communities and the Mayor’s Citizen Awards reflect all parts of our community here in Neath Port Talbot from charity work and children showing courage to the performing arts, sport and volunteering.”

For more information email: or call Andrew Griffiths on 01639 685599.

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