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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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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.

Local rogue builder given suspended prison sentence

Following an investigation by Shared Regulatory Services (SRS), Blaengarw builder, Drew Joyce, has received a sentence of nine months imprisonment, which has been suspended for two years.

First Cymru confirms changes to X1 and X3 bus routes

Following the recent announcement by First Cymru that it will be introducing changes across a range of south and west Wales bus services, Bridgend County Borough Council is advising local residents that both the X1 and X3 services will be affected.

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