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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.

Health boundary change reassurance for residents

Responsibility for health care services in Bridgend County Borough will move from the ABMU Health Board to the Cwm Taf Health Board from 1 April 2019, and local residents are being reminded that the boundary change won’t affect how services are delivered to patients.

Support for care leavers through university

A new policy for supporting care leavers through their university and higher education studies has been agreed by Bridgend County Borough Council.

Street art tribute for amazing schoolgirl

The mysterious ‘Lego Man’ street artist has struck again in South Wales, this time with a colourful tribute in support of a Bridgend schoolgirl’s mission to raise positive awareness of Down’s Syndrome

Council marks National Apprenticeship Week

Bridgend County Borough Council has put the spotlight on 26 current apprentices and 21 former apprentices at a special event to mark National Apprenticeship Week 2019.

Sports clubs to benefit from grants

The Bridgend YMCA has been awarded the maximum Community Chest grant to help them train more volunteers and offer more activities to boost young people’s mental and physical wellbeing.

Crematorium donates to charity

Seven thousand pounds raised by recycling metals that are collected from cremations at Coychurch Crematorium has been donated to a charity that helps families affected by the death of a baby.

Increased charges for garden waste recycling

Any gardeners in Bridgend County Borough who sign up for this year’s garden waste recycling collections before Monday 1 April will receive the seasonal service at a discounted rate.

Free PopUp Business School returns to Bridgend!

A free PopUp Business School that provides participants with the knowledge and tools needed to start their own business without funding or money is returning to Bridgend County Borough for one week only this March!

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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