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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.

£150 Cost of Living payment

The Welsh Government has announced £152m to provide a £150 cost-of-living payment to eligible households and £25m to provide discretionary support for other purposes related to living costs.

Campaign to recruit specialist foster carers re-launched

Bridgend County Borough Council’s fostering team is re-launching its campaign to recruit specialist foster carers for a ‘challenging but rewarding role’ with plenty of support available every step of the way.

Residents encouraged to join Spring Clean Cymru 2022

People in Bridgend County Borough and across Wales are being encouraged to help protect the environment and join Spring Clean Cymru 2022, showing that even small acts on your doorstep can make a big difference.

New community garden officially opened in Nantymoel

Councillors and special guests recently attended the official opening by the Mayor, Cllr John Spanswick, of a new community garden, created on the site of the old Berwyn Centre Miners Hall in Nantymoel.

Rest bay playing fields and pavilion transformed into sports community hub

The Leader of the Council, Councillor Huw David, Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Education Councillor, Charles Smith and Cabinet Member for Communities, Councillor Stuart Baldwin, recently visited the re-developed Rest Bay playing fields and pavilion building after a successful community asset transfer (CAT), which allowed Rest Bay Sports (RBS) to develop a community friendly / sports hub.

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