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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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Taxi fares flagged for first rise since 2011

Taxi fares could soon change in Bridgend County Borough after local councillors agreed to put a proposal from licensed drivers forward to the public for comments.

Avoid a fright for your eyes this Halloween

Following reports of serious eye infections and injuries, the public are being warned against wearing decorative contact lenses that haven’t been professionally supplied this Halloween.

Here comes Santa Claus!

The Christmas countdown is underway, and Bridgend town centre is getting ready to welcome Santa and his reindeers with a range of festive events designed to get you into the Christmas spirit.

Two programmes aiming to cut youth unemployment will continue

Two European Union funded schemes will continue in Bridgend County Borough until 2022 to help support more than 1,000 young people who are not in education, employment or training, or have the potential to be in that situation soon.

Council will resettle more refugees

Five more families of refugees fleeing the Middle East conflict will be resettled in Bridgend County Borough over the next two years, joining the six families that have already been welcomed to the area.

Autumn craft fair to pop up at Bryngarw Park

An autumn craft fair will be held in the Visitor Centre at Bryngarw Park on Saturday 3 November (11am to 4pm) as part of the all-new Bridgend Craft Collective.

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