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Mayor's Announcements


It was with great sadness that the Mayor announced the recent death of Clare Drakeford, wife of Wales’ First Minister Mark Drakeford.  As a mark of respect Council observed a minute’s silence.


The Mayor invited the Leader of Council to make a statement. The Leader stated that the Council had been successful in its bid for £17.7 million from the UK Government’s Levelling Up fund.

He explained how the funding would allow the Vale of Neath to be established as a major heritage and natural environment led visitor destination. Staff were congratulated on the work that had been put into the successful bid.