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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.

Thousands of new trees planted

Thousands of new trees have been planted across Bridgend County Borough as part of an ongoing initiative to improve air quality, cut down on pollution, reduce soil erosion and help prevent flooding.

Litter picking hub opens in Bridgend

Kenfig Hill, Pyle and Cornelly (KPC) Youth and Community has become the fourth litter picking hub to be created in Bridgend county borough with a further six hubs planned for the coming year.

Council encourages LGBT+ adopters and foster carers

Bridgend County Borough Council will be supporting LGBT+ Fostering and Adoption Week by encouraging members of the local community who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and other gender expressions (LGBT+) to consider adopting or fostering children in the county borough.

Storms prompt safety checks on local coal tips

Engineers from Bridgend County Borough Council are carrying out checks to ensure that former local coal mining sites remain safe in the wake of storms Ciara and Dennis.

No sports clubs to pay increased hire charges for playing fields and park pavilions

Cabinet members at Bridgend County Borough Council will discuss a series of new measures on February 25 designed to bolster its Community Asset Transfer (CAT) package and help sports clubs, town and community councils and other organisations take on more responsibility for outdoor sports facilities in the county borough.

Great Uncle Bulgaria opens Maesteg reuse shop

Underground, overground, Wombling free - the Wombles from Wimbledon know a thing or two about making good use of the things that they find, the things that everyday folks leave behind.

Storm Dennis clean-up operation continues

Highways teams at Bridgend County Borough Council are today (Monday, February 17) continuing the clean-up operation across the county after Storm Dennis.

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