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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.

Cabinet prioritises service for children and young people

The Cabinet of Bridgend County Borough Council has agreed to extend the council’s links with Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Councils, in delivering the regional service for Independent Professional Advocacy and Independent Visiting - a statutory service for eligible children and young people.

Free Wi-Fi introduced in town centres

Free Wi-Fi is now available in town centres across Bridgend County Borough with the aim of increasing connectivity among residents, businesses and visitors.

Nominations open for Mayor’s Citizenship Awards 2023

Do you know someone who regularly goes the extra mile for others, is an outstanding charity fundraiser, has performed an act of great bravery, or has put the local area on the map by achieving something special over the past 18 months?

Cabinet approves transfer of prisoner care and support to council

Since contractual arrangements with G4S Health Services are due to end shortly, Cabinet has approved that the council will assume the direct management of social care responsibilities for prisoners at HMP Parc, in line with the Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act 2014.

Local couple scoop top national fostering award

A local couple have won a prestigious ‘Fostering Excellence Award’ for their hard work, dedication, and excellent contribution to fostering in the county borough.

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