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News

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.

Mayor’s Citizenship Awards reward local heroes!

Do you know someone who regularly goes the extra mile for others, raised an outstanding amount of money for a charitable cause, or has put the local area on the map by achieving something special?

Apply for school places with My Account

Admissions are now open for the September 2020 intake of new infant, junior and primary school pupils in Bridgend County Borough.

Transforming and celebrating our green spaces

Green spaces across Bridgend County Borough are about to be transformed over the next four years as a new National Lottery Community Fund project, ‘Green Links’ is launched by the charity, Plantlife.

Work with council to save sport

The Cabinet of Bridgend County Borough Council has agreed that the authority can no longer afford to subsidise sports pitches, playing fields and pavilions following ‘ten years of suffering cuts and being forced to set austerity budgets’.

Santa Claus is coming to Bridgend!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… Santa along with his reindeer friends and elf helpers are getting prepared to join in with all the festive fun going on in Bridgend County Borough this year!

Remembrance Day services 2019

A range of Remembrance Day services will be taking place across Bridgend County Borough this weekend.

Foster a new parenting experience

Bridgend County Borough Council is appealing to ‘empty nesters’ to consider becoming foster carers.

Firework displays in Bridgend County Borough 2019

A number of public firework displays organised by town and community councils, local businesses and other groups will be held across Bridgend County Borough this November.

Community asset transfers now ‘more vital than ever’

Senior councillors at Bridgend County Borough Council are urging more organisations, sports groups and town and community councils to come forward and take on the running of popular facilities such as toilets, pavilions, playing fields, pitches, playgrounds and more.

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