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Donald Trump slammed by Port Talbot steel workers - 'Tariffs will kill our town'

The pride Port Talbot’s steel ­workers have for their town burns almost as brightly as their blast furnaces.<p>But US President Donald Trump’s decision …

Great Britain

Inflatable pineapple triggers Port Talbot lifeboat launch

<b>A lifeboat crew responded to a report of a capsized kayak only to discover it was a large inflatable pineapple.</b><p>Port Talbot RNLI was called to check out the sighting at the mouth of the town's harbour on Wednesday.<p>After the incident the crew took to Twitter to appeal for inflatables to be disposed …

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A man on his way to buy breakfast got stuck in the road after the tarmac melted

Police are investigating after a cow was spotted in the boot of a car in South Wales.<p>The small heifer was seen in the boot of a Volkswagen Passat …


Steel Merger Welcomed by Neath Port Talbot Council

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Councils on board to reopen Rhondda and Abernant railway tunnels

<b>The reopening of two former railway tunnels to be used by walkers and cyclists has been backed by their local councils.</b><p>Campaigners have been working to open up the disused 1.8 mile (2.9km) Rhondda tunnel, which was built in 1890 to take coal to Swansea's ports.<p>Rhondda Cynon Taf council has said it …

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Port Talbot triplets' bid to thank NHS staff 30 years later

<b>Triplets who were each born weighing less than a bag of sugar have launched a bid to track down the NHS staff who saved their lives 30 years ago.</b><p>Jessica James, Scott James and Jodie Pritchard from Port Talbot were born three months premature on 11 June 1988.<p>Ms James posted an appeal on Facebook to …

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Neath Port Talbot Company Sets the Scene for World Gamers

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Steelworkers meet at Port Talbot to discuss joint venture agreement

Steelworkers will meet in Port Talbot later to discuss the joint venture announcement between Tata Steel Europe and German firm Thyssenkrupp.<p>The deal …

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New Unit Aims to Boost Neath Port Talbot Tourism

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Two casualties after five vehicle crash on M4

Five vehicles have crashed on the M4 and two people are being medically assessed.<p>The collision took place between the M4 West junctions 41 and …

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Hopes for UK steel jobs as Tata and Thyssenkrupp agree merger

Tata Steel and German firm Thyssenkrupp have agreed a merger deal which it is hoped will guarantee thousands of UK steel industry jobs.<p>The flat steel businesses of the two companies in Europe and the steel mill services of the Thyssenkrupp group will merge in the proposed 50:50 joint venture.<p>The …


MPs and unions hail Tata Steel merger, but demand further investment

Politicians and unions have hailed the merger of Tata Steel and Thyssenkrupp, the steel giants, but warned sustained investment is needed to safeguard thousands of UK steel jobs.<p>The two firms confirmed they are combining their European steel operations yesterday in a 50:50 joint venture. Between …


Hedge fund vulture targets £14bn Port Talbot steel merger

Vulture fund that targeted £14bn deal to create steel powerhouse which includes plant in Port Talbot looks set to get its way<p>A vulture fund that …

Money (UK)

Neath canal 'at risk' due to hot weather and water flow

<b>Hot weather and changes in water flow may be putting the Neath canal at risk.</b><p>The canal was fed via a weir, which partially collapsed in February 2015, and is now fed from the River Neath.<p>However, the natural flow of the river has stopped, leaving businesses in Port Talbot which rely on the water in …

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A longtime British steelworker describes how the industry has changed

<b>My Economy tells the story of the new economic normal through the eyes of people trying to make it, because we know the only numbers that really matter are the ones in your economy.</b><p>Trade policy doesn't exist in a vacuum and decisions made in the U.S. affect people around the world. In order to …


AB Glass Appointed for New Swansea University Development

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Tata Steel deal with ThyssenKrupp 'close to completion'

<b>Tata Steel and ThyssenKrupp are close to agreeing terms on a merger that will create Europe's second-biggest steelmaker, after Arcelor Mittal.</b><p>Senior City sources said the deal - which has been under negotiation for more than a year - could be concluded in the next few days.<p>It will see Tata Steel's …

Tata Steel

Appeal over Ystalyfera landslip evacuation refused

<b>Two people have been refused permission to challenge a decision to evacuate them from their homes in Ystalyfera.</b><p>Neath Port Talbot Council imposed emergency prohibition orders requiring 10 people living in Cyfyng Road to leave their properties following a landslip in August 2017.<p>Four people appealed …

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Donald Trump's envoys in UK 'given a beating' after being hauled before MPs over steel tariffs

Embarrassed US officials were “given a beating” today after being hauled into Parliament for a showdown about Donald Trump’s steel tariffs.<p>MPs …

UK Politics

Neath Business Owner Champions ‘Resilient’ South West Wales

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Result: Rowe & King Series 10

<i>Joshua Burns, Thomas Webb, John Williams, and Courtney Rowe winners at week 10 of the Rowe & King Series in Cardiff on June 20</i><p><b>Result: Rowe & King</b> …

Cycling (UK)

Result: Port Talbot Whs 4-Up

<i>Will Bjergfelt, Andy Turner and Matt Rowe fastest in the Port Talbot Wheelers four up team time trial on June 21 in South Wales; Danielle Parker, Zoe</i> …

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Eight UK company pension schemes warned on rogue adviser threat | Financial Times

Fears that the members of eight of the UK’s largest company pension schemes are targets for rogue financial advisers have prompted an intervention by …


Two men caught 'racing horse and traps' down M4 near Port Talbot

Two "drunk" men have been caught racing their horse traps down the M4 near Port Talbot.<p>Police spotted the men - aged 20 and 27 - near the UK's …


Port Talbot workers on Trump steel tariffs: 'This could be serious'

The escalating trade war started by Donald Trump could mean fresh financial woes for Britain’s biggest steel plant, less than 18 months after workers agreed to pension benefit cuts to save the Port Talbot works.<p>From 1 June, the US president imposed a 25% tax on steel and a 10% tax on aluminium from …


New 50mph speed limit comes into force to tackle air pollution

A new speed limit has come into force on five major roads and motorways in Wales.<p>50mph limits will now affect parts of the M4, A470 and the A494 in …

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Neath Port Talbot Business Awards 2018 – Winners Announced

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Two men caught racing horse and traps on M4 near Port Talbort 'while drunk'

Two men were pictured racing their horse and traps along the M4 while apparently drunk.<p>South Wales Police said the carts were spotted on the M4 near …


Men to appear before court accused of riding horse and trap on motorway

Two men are to appear in court after being pictured riding a horse and trap on a motorway.<p>South Wales Police tweeted in the early hours of Sunday …

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Men caught riding horse and trap on M4 near Port Talbot

<b>Two men have been pictured racing a horse and traps on a motorway while apparently drunk.</b><p>South Wales Police said the carts were seen riding down the M4 near Port Talbot early on Sunday.<p>Two men have been reported for summons to appear before court following the incident, the force said.<p>South Wales …

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