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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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New re-use shop in Maesteg

A new re-use shop will open this autumn at the community recycling centre in Maesteg as a haven for bargain hunters!

New murals in Bridgend and Maesteg

Two striking new murals in Bridgend and Maesteg have been created as part of an environmental project which is encouraging residents to take a deeper interest in looking after their community.

Council cracks down on Blue Badges

Twenty Blue Badges have been retained in Bridgend County Borough as part of a crackdown against fraudulent abuse of the scheme.

Rugby to boost literacy thanks to Afon-Y-Felin pupils

Pupils and teachers at Afon-Y-Felin Primary School in North Cornelly have been working closely with the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) to help develop exciting new learning resources which will use rugby to boost literacy!

Rare orchids thrive at Kenfig

A recent council check on orchid numbers at Kenfig National Nature Reserve in Bridgend County Borough had to stop when wardens and volunteers found there were too many to count in a single day.

More safe routes for walking and cycling

More than £3.6m worth of transport and active travel improvements will be made in Bridgend County Borough over the next year thanks to grants from Welsh Government.

Achieve your goals with Employability Bridgend

By swapping boilers and pipes for footballs and cones, a young Dad from Brackla is well on his way to a new football coaching career thanks to Employability Bridgend.

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