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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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Cabinet approves list of strategic transport priorities for future funding

The Cabinet of Bridgend County Borough Council has approved a list of priority strategic transport projects that can be progressed when new funding is made available by UK or Welsh Government, either as part of the Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) Metro Programme or other transport funding initiatives.

Kindness makes the cut at Ogmore Vale Primary School

It’s said that adversity can bring out the best in people and this was proven true by recent events at Ogmore Vale Primary School. Faced by current financial challenges, parents were offered some support through the kindness of two local hairdressers, Julie Grant and Lisa Morgan. The two ladies gave their time and skills for free, providing children with haircuts, ready for their return to school.

Nantymoel community welcomes new childcare provision.

Bridgend County Borough Council’s Flying Start childcare expansion programme is benefitting another local community, as all two- to three-year-olds living in Nantymoel become eligible for funded childcare provision.

Ty Pen y Bont community garden project promises a fruitful future

September 29 marked the formal opening of the Ty Pen y Bont community project, an initiative offering plentiful opportunities for all those involved. The launch included Senedd members Huw Irranca-Davies and Sarah Murphy, as well as Deputy Leader, Councillor Jane Gebbie, who officially opened the garden.

Active travel route from Ynysawdre is underway

With help from Welsh Government funding for active travel routes across Wales, Bridgend County Borough Council will soon begin work on a new active travel route from Ynysawdre (seen in red on the map). This route will link two points on the existing active travel network, as well as provide the start of a proposed future route, continuing to the east of the River Ogmore.

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