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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.

This news list is currently being filtered by January 2022  

Nominations open for Mayor’s Citizenship Awards 2023

Do you know someone who regularly goes the extra mile for others, is an outstanding charity fundraiser, has performed an act of great bravery, or has put the local area on the map by achieving something special over the past 18 months?

Cabinet approves transfer of prisoner care and support to council

Since contractual arrangements with G4S Health Services are due to end shortly, Cabinet has approved that the council will assume the direct management of social care responsibilities for prisoners at HMP Parc, in line with the Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act 2014.

Local couple scoop top national fostering award

A local couple have won a prestigious ‘Fostering Excellence Award’ for their hard work, dedication, and excellent contribution to fostering in the county borough.

Keeping the county borough moving through the winter

As the evenings draw in and the weather turns colder, Bridgend County Borough Council has plans in place for supporting residents and keeping the county borough moving throughout the winter months.

Scrutiny committee receive assurances over waterfront development land

Members of the Scrutiny and Overview Committee have voted to support a decision to appropriate land in Sandy Bay and Griffin Park necessary for delivering the next phases of regeneration within Porthcawl, and to provide Cabinet with a report outlining their recommendations and suggestions.

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