Coronavirus (COVID-19) live updates

  • Improvement notice served on Afan Valley pub
    03 December, 12:13

    Neath Port Talbot Council has issued an improvement notice to a pub in the Upper Afan Valley after checks by council staff found non-compliance with Covid-19 safety guidelines.

  • Afan Tavern and Oakwood Inn – ‘warn and inform’ message
    27 November, 10:45

    Neath Port Talbot Council’s Test, Trace and Protect (TTP) Service wants residents to be aware some people who had Covid-19 have visited Cwmavon’s Afan Tavern and Oakwood Inn.

  • Cwmavon RFC – ‘warn and inform’ message
    20 November, 15:27

    Neath Port Talbot Council’s Test, Trace and Protect (TTP) Service wants people to be aware some people who have tested positive for Covid-19 visited Cwmavon RFC’s clubhouse in Port Talbot during their infectious period.

  • Payments now available for residents told to self-isolate
    17 November, 12:21

    People living in Neath Port Talbot who are unable to work because they have been told to self-isolate for up to 14 days can now apply for financial support from the Welsh Government.

  • Fine for Neath pub which served customers during lockdown
    05 November, 17:00

    Following a joint inspection between Neath Port Talbot Council’s Licensing section and South Wales Police, a fixed penalty notice has been served on a pub in Neath after customers were found drinking there during the fire-break lockdown.

    04 November, 15:29

    Following weekend discussions, Neath Port Talbot Council and South Wales Police will continue enforcement action against a minority of people openly and repeatedly flouting Covid-19 rules, particularly during this last week of the Welsh Government fire break.

  • Remembrance 2020 in Neath Port Talbot
    04 November, 09:40

    Neath Port Talbot Council is staging an online Festival of Remembrance ( this year, helping as many residents and veterans as possible pay their respects at home.

  • Covid ‘warn and inform’ message re Neath commercial premises
    30 October, 10:38

    Neath Port Talbot Council’s Test, Trace and Protect (TTP) Service wants people to be aware a person confirmed to have had Covid-19 visited four commercial premises in Neath last week.

  • Neath Port Talbot Council Leader Cllr Rob Jones's message on the new firebreak lockdown
    26 October, 12:16

    Council Leader's message on the Welsh Government's firebreak lockdown and why it’s essential that we all follow these new rules.

  • What the ‘firebreak’ will mean for NPT services and facilities
    22 October, 17:14

    Due to increasing Covid-19 cases across Wales and Neath Port Talbot, the Welsh Government has announced a national 'fire-break' lockdown from 6pm on Friday, October 23rd we all MUST follow to prevent the spread of the virus any further.