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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.

Schools across the county borough do it again!

An abundance of successes is attributed to our Bridgend schools yet again, with highlights ranging from Welsh language awards to shining examples of mathematical practice!

Council shows support for Dementia Action Week

Bridgend Council Borough Council is proud to support the Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Action Week - a nationwide event dedicated to raising awareness of dementia and promoting an understanding of its symptoms.

Local heroes celebrated at Mayor’s Citizenship Awards

Outstanding contributions from volunteers, charity champions, and other pillars of local neighbourhoods in Bridgend County Borough were all recognised as winners in this year’s Mayor’s Citizenship Awards.

Celebrations mark developments happening at Frog Pond Wood

Much is happening at Frog Pond Wood Nature Reserve, with it becoming a hedgehog rehabilitation release site, extending its boundaries as a nature reserve, as well as providing an outdoor learning environment for Little Acorns, a local nursery.

Bridgend Day Services’ very own Wonder Woman retires

From a young age, Frances Childs has challenged any preconceived limitations that people may place on those with learning disabilities - from winning an Olympic gold medal for swimming at age 24, to writing the published memoirs of her life! ‘A life less ordinary’ is how you might describe her life to date.

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