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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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Ty Cwm Ogwr’s eldest resident reveals wartime past

With her 100th birthday looming, Margaret Rees, a resident of Ty Cwm Ogwr in the Ogmore Valley, reflects on her colourful past and treasured memories of serving as a cook in World War II.

Works for Ynysawdre active travel route are complete

Supported by Welsh Government funding for active travel routes across Wales, Bridgend County Borough Council has recently completed a new active travel route from Ynysawdre to Coleg Cymunedol Y Dderwen, near Bridgend (seen in red on the map).

New meeting date to be arranged for Hybont planning application

An application for a hydrogen production facility and associated solar farm in the Brynmenyn and Bryncethin area will no longer be considered as part of a special meeting of the Development Control Committee on Monday 29 April.

‘Period Proud’ initiative launches at Halo’s Bridgend Life Centre

Bridgend County Borough Council’s Youth Support Service in partnership with Halo, last week launched a ‘pick ‘n’ mix’ style selection stand of free, ecofriendly menstrual and other hygiene products which are available for all, at the reception area in Halo’s Bridgend Life Centre.

Funding for edible forest garden in Pyle

Funded by Welsh Government’s Local Places for Nature together with support from the Bridgend Local Nature Partnership, Pyle Community Council is set to receive £50k to transform derelict land that was once tennis courts into an edible forest garden.

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