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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.

Bridgend recycles – it’s what we do

Thanks to the recycling efforts of local residents, Bridgend County Borough is well on track to surpass the Welsh Government’s ambitious new recycling target that all councils need to achieve.

'Strictly Cymru’ bringing sparkle to Bridgend!

Do you have what it takes to become the next Anton du Beke? If so, it’s time to shake and shimmy your way into ‘Strictly Cymru’ – Wales’ first inclusive dance competition - coming to Bridgend County Borough in January 2020!

Council introduces discount scheme for fines

Bridgend County Borough Council has updated and expanded its environmental enforcement policy following the outcome of a recent public consultation.

Pupils pull together during school repairs

Pupils at Corneli Primary School, Ysgol Y Ferch o’r Sgêr and the Integrated Children’s Centre have offered the infants of Mynydd Cynffig Primary a helping hand after a burst pipe left their classrooms without heat and in need of extensive repairs.

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!

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