The Mayor was pleased to inform Council that Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council had received a number of nominations at the recent APSE awards:
• Best Overall Council for the Year
• Best Collaborative Working Initiative with the Public and third sector
• Best Service Team – Facilities Management and Building Cleaning Service
• Best Service Team – Cemetery and Crematorium Services
• Best Public/Private Partnership Working Initiative
And the Council had won the Best Public/Private Partnership Working Initiative for the innovative council scheme – centred around an online directory – NPT Buy Local. The Mayor thanked all of the staff for the work they do for Neath Port Talbot and the staff nominated.
The Mayor congratulated Harri Jenkins, who won a bronze medal in the 100 metres at the Tokyo Paralympics, as well as Joe Brier and Daniel Jervis who were selected to represent Wales, Great Britain in the Tokyo Olympics.
Council also congratulated Councillor Saif Rahaman and family on the birth of a son.