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Welcome to Bridgend County Borough Council’s media centre. These pages feature latest news from the county borough, and you can also keep up to date by following us on social media.

More safe routes for walking and cycling

More than £3.6m worth of transport and active travel improvements will be made in Bridgend County Borough over the next year thanks to grants from Welsh Government.

Achieve your goals with Employability Bridgend

By swapping boilers and pipes for footballs and cones, a young Dad from Brackla is well on his way to a new football coaching career thanks to Employability Bridgend.

School’s out for summer!

Children across Bridgend County Borough are in for a real treat this summer as an action-packed programme of activities and events awaits them.

Summer Reading Challenge blasts off

Children across Bridgend County Borough are in for another action-packed summer of fun and activities with a FREE ‘fun in the park’ event held at Newbridge Fields, Bridgend on Saturday 13 July 1pm – 3pm.

Apply for school bus passes online

Online applications can now be made by families of children who will be eligible for school bus passes when they start year seven in secondary school this September.

Important information for purple bag collections

Households who have registered for Bridgend County Borough Council’s purple bag recycling collections are being reminded that if they don’t put out any bags on three consecutive occasions over a six week period then it will be assumed they no longer need the collections.

Crematorium donates £8k to heart charity

Eight thousand pounds raised by recycling metals that are collected from cremations at Coychurch Crematorium has been donated to the Welsh Hearts charity to help improve heart health and save lives in Wales.

For general enquiries, please contact Bridgend County Borough Council's customer contact centre:

Telephone: 01656 643643
Opening hours:

09:00 to 17:00 Monday to Thursday; 
09:00 to 16:30 Friday.

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