Trading Standards warn against ‘quick fix’ diet solutions
17 January 2017
With an estimated one in three people in the UK expected to make a New Year’s resolution to lose weight, Neath Port Talbot’s Trading Standards team are warning against ‘quick fix solutions’ that are often too good to be true.
Neath Town Centre redevelopment takes another major step forward
13 January 2017
Following the successful completion of the £13m first phase of the town’s regeneration programme, work will start next month to pave the way for the next stage to commence.
Demolition of the old multi storey car park and former Wilkinsons and Tesco stores will start on 27th February and take around 20 weeks to complete.
Council strongly welcomes Hendry review on Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon
12 January 2017
NPT COUNCIL STRONGLY WELCOMES HENDRY REVIEW ON SWANSEA BAY TIDAL LAGOON AND CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION TO START THE PROJECT
Responding to today’s publication of the Hendry Review, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council has strongly welcomed the findings and called for immediate action to allow the project to start construction.
Council Approves Next Phase in Neath Town Centre Redevelopment
11 January 2017
Following the successful completion of the first phase of the redevelopment in Neath town centre which included the new multi-storey car park and Wilko retail unit, the next phase will see the construction of up to six new retail units with a total floor space of 352 m2, and 12 apartments on two upper floors in the area at the rear of what is currently Boots’ service yard.
The development will front the lane which currently links Water Street to Orchard Street.
Planning Permission for Former Glan Afan School Site Approved
11 January 2017
Neath Port Talbot Council has approved a planning application submitted by Coastal Housing Group to redevelop the former Glan Afan Comprehensive School on Station Road in Port Talbot town centre.
Councillors approved the proposals to convert the structure to accommodate a commercial unit with a ground floor extension and twelve residential apartments, whilst maintaining the red brick façade of the Victorian building.
Unauthorised Waste Removal Services Fined for Fly Tipping
06 January 2017
Neath Port Talbot Council are warning residents to be aware of cheap removals services who are fly-tipping their waste and pocketing the cash.
Neath Port Talbot Council has successfully prosecuted two people for illegally dumping waste following investigations of waste deposited on public land.
Recycling Collection Delays in Neath Port Talbot
03 January 2017
The Council’s Waste Management Service is experiencing delays with recycling collections.
Residents of Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council are advised that recycling collections are on-going as the Waste Collection crew works to catch up on recycling collections.
Eight Top Recycling Tips for Neath Port Talbot this Christmas
20 December 2016
Some recycling tips from Neath Port Talbot Council for the festive period.
Community scheme brings people together over Christmas
16 December 2016
The Council’s Local Area Coordination scheme has held its first Christmas lunch to help bring people in the community closer together.
Neath Port Talbot Council Help Seize £1m of Fake Goods
16 December 2016
A major UK counterfeit goods operation has been disrupted resulting in £1 million of fake products being seized by trading standards in an operation supported and assisted by trademark holders.