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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.

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.

Bank Holiday recycling and waste changes

There won’t be any recycling and waste collections in Bridgend County Borough on Monday 27 August due to the Bank Holiday, so collections will be one day later than usual for the rest of the week up until Saturday 1 September.

EU funds boost for new Bridgend business development

More than £2m of EU funds will be invested to improve facilities and create new premises to meet demand from small and medium sized businesses in Bridgend, Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford announced today.

Changes to bus timetables

Bus users in Bridgend County Borough should take note of a revised bus timetable that has been introduced by First Cymru for local services.

Views wanted on proposals for Maesteg Town Hall

Bridgend County Borough Council and Awen Cultural Trust are inviting people to attend drop-in sessions to view new artist illustrations and discuss plans for the redevelopment of Maesteg Town Hall.

For media enquiries, contact Bridgend County Borough Council's Communications Team

Telephone: 01656 643217
Opening hours:

09:00 to 17:00 Monday to Thursday; 
09:00 to 16:30 Friday.

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