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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 2020  

Letter to residents on coronavirus

Around 4,000 residents in Bridgend county borough will be receiving letters from the Welsh Government over the next few days urging them to stay at home for the next 12 weeks.

Parks and playing fields shut

Bridgend County Borough Council has closed all parks and playgrounds in the county borough and both Rest Bay Car Park and Salt Lake Car Park in Porthcawl to the public following government advice around social distancing.

Civic offices close to public

Bridgend County Borough Council’s civic offices will close to the public from tomorrow due to the ongoing concern over the spread of coronavirus.

Crematorium numbers limited

Bridgend County Borough Council has taken the difficult decision of strictly limiting the number of mourners at Coychurch Crematorium to 10 to help limit the spread of coronavirus.

Schools childcare hubs latest update

Around 150 children attended the first day of the emergency childcare provision in six schools across Bridgend county borough which has been put in place during the outbreak of coronavirus.

Rent payment holiday for small businesses

Bridgend County Borough Council is to offer a three-month rent-free holiday for all small and medium enterprises (SMEs) which lease premises from the local authority.

Free school meals collection points

From Monday, March 23, a take-away packed lunch will be made available for all pupils eligible for free school meals in Bridgend county borough.

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