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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.

First Minister opens all-new Betws Primary school

A fire-damaged Bridgend County Borough school which was demolished and replaced with state-of-the-art new premises has been officially opened by First Minister, Carwyn Jones.

Crafting hubs are set to benefit rural communities

Five craft hubs are being set up across Bridgend County Borough as part of a £61,000 new initiative which aims to generate jobs and create opportunities where people can socialise, share their skills and improve their abilities.

New heritage trail for the Ogmore Valley

A new interactive heritage trail is set to reveal the history of the Ogmore Valley. Starting at Bryngarw Country Park and winding up the valley along the cycling and walking route to Nantymoel, the trail will be dotted with information panels which will document the area’s past and highlight places of interest as well as additional walking and cycling routes.

Improved GCSE results for Bridgend County Borough

This year’s GCSE exam results have revealed that 94.7 per cent of all pupils in Bridgend County Borough have achieved at least five passes each, with 70.6 per cent gaining five or more grades at A*-C.

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