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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.

Local rogue builder given suspended prison sentence

Following an investigation by Shared Regulatory Services (SRS), Blaengarw builder, Drew Joyce, has received a sentence of nine months imprisonment, which has been suspended for two years.

First Cymru confirms changes to X1 and X3 bus routes

Following the recent announcement by First Cymru that it will be introducing changes across a range of south and west Wales bus services, Bridgend County Borough Council is advising local residents that both the X1 and X3 services will be affected.

Council supports traders after RAAC forces closure of indoor market

The Bridgend Indoor Market at the Rhiw Shopping Centre in Bridgend town centre remains closed in the interests of public safety due to a potential issue involving the use of Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) within the structure’s roof.

Council workers prepare for Storm Agnes

Residents of Bridgend County Borough are being urged to take care and to plan ahead as the UK awaits the arrival of Storm Agnes.

Council Leader warns of toughest budget yet

Bridgend County Borough Council’s Leader Huw David has warned that the upcoming budget setting process for 2024/2025 will be the toughest of his time in local government.

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