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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.

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Support for Ford Engine Plant workers

Senior members at Bridgend County Borough Council have described the decision to close Bridgend's Ford Engine Plant as being ‘the single biggest blow to our economy since the closure of the pits’.

Kick Start grant helps Bridgend-based salon thrive

A Bridgend-based hair salon is thriving after it launched ten months ago with the help of a Kick Start grant provided by Bridgend County Borough Council and Tata Steel subsidiary UK Steel Enterprise.

Funding support is a recipe for success at new delicatessen

A Bridgend-based shortbread company which has received start-up support through the council’s Kick-start fund has been crowned winner in the ‘Welsh produce of the year’ category at the Food Awards Wales 2019.

PopUp Business School another roaring success!

Over 80 upcoming local entrepreneurs have gained the knowledge and tools needed to start their own business after attending a week-long course with the PopUp Business School last week.

Council marks National Apprenticeship Week

Bridgend County Borough Council has put the spotlight on 26 current apprentices and 21 former apprentices at a special event to mark National Apprenticeship Week 2019.

Free PopUp Business School returns to Bridgend!

A free PopUp Business School that provides participants with the knowledge and tools needed to start their own business without funding or money is returning to Bridgend County Borough for one week only this March!

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