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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.

Work soon to start on Locks Common fire breaks

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, with the support of Bridgend County Borough Council, will soon be working on Locks Common in Porthcawl to redefine and widen existing fire breaks.

Council approves plans to tackle empty properties

Bridgend County Borough Council’s Cabinet has approved plans for the authority to join Welsh Government’s National Empty Properties Scheme, whilst proposals to introduce a council tax premium on long term empty properties were given the go ahead at full council.

Council explores all options to improve traffic in Pencoed

Bridgend County Borough Council remains committed to exploring all options available in relation to improving traffic in Pencoed despite the council’s recent bid to the UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund being turned down.

New Metrolink facility confirmed for Porthcawl

Porthcawl is set to benefit from an all-new Metrolink facility after Bridgend County Borough Council agreed to increase funding that will ensure the project can be delivered without having to be scaled down.

Porthcawl’s Hi Tide Inn hosts job fair

Local residents seeking new or alternative employment are invited to attend a job fair organised for Tuesday 7 February at the Hi Tide Inn, Porthcawl.

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