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NPT Press Releases Index

NPT Press Releases Index

Press Releases

  • Salvation Army and Tŷ Olwen to benefit from Mayor’s Charity
    21 June 2017

    The new Mayor of Neath Port Talbot, Councillor Janice Dudley, has announced her official charities for the year and spoken about why they are close to her heart. Councillor Dudley will use her term in office to raise money for the Salvation Army and Tŷ Olwen.

  • Campaign aims to ensure Neath Port Talbot’s school gates are smoke-free
    16 June 2017

    Pupils at Tairgwaith Primary have urged smokers to help make the county borough’s school gates a healthier place at the launch of the Smoke-free School Gates campaign for Neath Port Talbot.

  • Council appoints Royal Navy veteran as Armed Forces Champion
    16 June 2017

    Neath Port Talbot Council has underlined its commitment to the British Armed Forces this week by appointing Royal Navy Veteran and Briton Ferry East Councillor Chris James to the role of Armed Forces Champion.

  • Rogue trader prosecuted for overcharging and substandard work
    15 June 2017

    A local trader who over-charged and carried out shoddy work on a local resident’s property has been convicted under consumer protection legislation. He was ordered to pay compensation of £3,000 to his victim.

  • Demolition begins at the Former Glan Afan School Site
    09 June 2017

    Jehu Project Services is set to start demolition work on the former Glan Afan Comprehensive School in Port Talbot. The demolition includes the former school buildings to the rear of the old Victorian grammar school building, the red brick facade of which will be retained within the development. Once completed, the redevelopment project will include a mix of homes and commercial units.

  • Council Leader announces new Cabinet
    31 May 2017

    Following his appointment as Leader of Neath Port Talbot Council, Councillor Rob Jones has announced his new Cabinet. The announcement was made at the meeting of the Council on Wednesday 31st May.

  • Dangers of buying from doorstop sellers
    31 May 2017

    Trading Standards today advised caution to consumers on the dangers of buying from doorstep sellers.

  • New leadership formally appointed
    26 May 2017

    Councillor Rob Jones has been formally appointed as the new Leader of Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council, with Councillor Anthony Taylor as Deputy Leader. The appointments were made at the Annual Meeting of Council today (Friday 26 May).

  • Trading Standards News
    17 May 2017

    Council Trading Standards watchdogs have been working with partner agencies to combat rogue traders operating in the area.

  • Owain prints out his own future
    12 May 2017

    41 year old Owain Jones had been unemployed for 20 years. After finishing school he went on to study at university, and after completing his 2nd year his health deteriorated and he began suffering with severe anxiety and depression. His health became worse and his condition left him with no confidence and struggling to leave his home.

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