NPT Press Releases Index

NPT Press Releases Index

Press Releases

  • Port Talbot Integrated Transport Hub Road Realignments
    24 February 2017

    On Tuesday 28th February, Heilbronn Way and Talbot Road will be realigned to direct traffic underneath the new Port Talbot Parkway Station Footbridge. Access to and from Station Road will be maintained via a temporary junction and lights until the new link to Station Road is completed in April, when a roundabout system will be in place.

  • Neath Port Talbot Council to introduce new Garden Waste Collection Scheme
    22 February 2017

    Following a review of Neath Port Talbot’s current garden waste collection arrangements, the Council will be introducing new reusable bags for households to present their green waste for collection. The reusable bags will be easier to fill and will reduce the amount of waste created from the use of single use plastic bags.

    20 February 2017

    Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council has today written to the Embassy of the United States of America in London to express its dismay at the treatment of one of its employees, who has been denied entry to the US as a member of a school party.

  • Council first in Wales to sign up to support terminally ill employees
    20 February 2017

    Neath Port Talbot Council has become the first organisation in Wales to formally sign a voluntary charter which aims to secure the rights of workers diagnosed with a terminal illness.

  • Long-term unemployed carer Mum forges career in care sector through Workways+
    17 February 2017

    After nearly 14 years away from the workplace caring for her autistic son, mum Emma Williams wanted to return to work but was struggling to find a job that could fit around her son’s routine. Emma was referred to Workways+ who offered her a range of assistance including paid work experience, training and confidence building.

  • £2.8m Boost for Highways and Neighbourhood Works
    15 February 2017

    A report to Councillors of the Environment and Highways Cabinet Board this week (Thursday 16th February) outlines the 2017/18 work programme which includes improvements to bridges, roads and footpaths across Neath Port Talbot. Neath Port Talbot Council is investing £2.8m on maintenance and upgrading works as part of the Highways and Neighbourhood Works Programme.

  • Door to door Rogue Traders Warning for Neath Port Talbot Residents
    14 February 2017

    Council Trading Standards watchdogs are warning residents to be wary of traders selling beds and furniture door to door. The warning comes after the department received information from the local police about men selling beds from white vans within the Afan Valley.

  • Maintenance Works on A48 Earlswood Junction - Traffic Signals Upgrade
    13 February 2017

    Highway junction improvement works to upgrade the traffic signals at the A48 Junction A483 (Earlswood junction) and essential maintenance to the bridge joints on the old A48 Briton Ferry Bridge will commence on Monday 13th February 2017 for approximately 14 weeks. Work will be undertaken at the junction of A48 Briton Ferry Bridge and A483 Fabian Way.

  • Cabinet Secretary visits Port Talbot to see results of Regeneration Programme
    10 February 2017

    Carl Sargeant AM, Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children, visited Port Talbot on Thursday 10th February to attend the official handover of the new Green Park housing development to its tenants.

  • Construction work on Port Talbot’s Aberafan House Commences
    10 February 2017

    Hacer Developments are now on site at Aberafan House as work on the redevelopment in Port Talbot commences. Neath-based Apollo Scaffolding has been contracted to erect the scaffolding which started to go up earlier this week, adorned with black and red scaffolding netting as tribute to local rugby club, Aberavon RFC.

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