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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.

Porthcawl's Watersports centre is revealed

Surfers, kayakers, paddle-boarders, canoeists and more are set to benefit from a new £1.5m Watersports Centre which has been officially opened at Rest Bay in Porthcawl.

Seafront road closed during the Porthcawl Elvis Festival

To help ensure that crowds attending the Porthcawl Elvis Festival (28 – 29 September) can enjoy strolling safely along Porthcawl’s seafront in their blue suede shoes and colourful costumes, a stretch of the main road along the esplanade will be closed for the majority of the weekend.

Council signs the Dying to Work Charter

Bridgend County Borough Council has today (19 September) become the latest employer to sign up to the TUC’s Charter aimed at helping employees who become terminally ill at work.

Winners applauded at Bridgend’s greatest awards!

Bridgend County Borough’s flagship awards programme, ‘The Bridgend Business Forum Awards 2019’ sponsored by Valleys to Coast Housing took place at the Coed-y-Mwstwr Hotel, Coychurch recently.

Young Carers ID card scheme

Bridgend County Borough Council has handed out its 300th Young Carers’ ID card in a scheme intended to create more understanding of the issues Young Carers face.

Cheques for Mayor’s charities

The former Mayor of Bridgend County Borough, Councillor John McCarthy, has presented cheques to the three charities he chose to support during his year in office.

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