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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.

Recycle your old clothes

If you’re revamping your wardrobe for a fresh new look this summer, avoid the fashion faux pas of binning your old clothes – recycle them instead!

Views wanted on enforcement scheme

Bridgend County Borough Council wants to know what people think about proposed amendments to its environmental enforcement scheme.

New Pencoed skateboard and BMX park

An underused former tennis court has pulled a 360⁰ transformation to become a popular new £59,000 skateboard and BMX park.

Pencoed pavilion to be refurbished

The pavilion at Pencoed Recreation Ground is set to be refurbished, re-opened, and taken on by Pencoed Town Council.

Support for Ford Engine Plant workers

Senior members at Bridgend County Borough Council have described the decision to close Bridgend's Ford Engine Plant as being ‘the single biggest blow to our economy since the closure of the pits’.

Kick Start grant helps Bridgend-based salon thrive

A Bridgend-based hair salon is thriving after it launched ten months ago with the help of a Kick Start grant provided by Bridgend County Borough Council and Tata Steel subsidiary UK Steel Enterprise.

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