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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.

This news list is currently being filtered by Council budget  

Childcare arrangements for key workers

Next week, five schools across Bridgend county borough will be turned into centres providing emergency childcare facilities for parents involved in the immediate response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Residents urged to use online services

Residents in Bridgend county borough are being urged to use the council’s online services where possible rather than visiting the civic offices due to the ongoing spread of coronavirus.

Covid-19 update from Bridgend County Borough

As the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic continues, Bridgend County Borough Council is continuing to focus its resources on providing essential services and protecting vulnerable residents.

Former council owned buildings auctioned

An old block of public toilets in Bridgend town centre, a former care home in Maesteg and a four-storey building in Porthcawl - which used to be council offices – were sold at a recent auction for a total amount of £736k.

No sports clubs to pay increased hire charges for playing fields and park pavilions

Cabinet members at Bridgend County Borough Council will discuss a series of new measures on February 25 designed to bolster its Community Asset Transfer (CAT) package and help sports clubs, town and community councils and other organisations take on more responsibility for outdoor sports facilities in the county borough.

Cabinet to discuss extra £8.8m

The Cabinet of Bridgend County Borough Council is set to consider budget proposals for 2020-21 which could see an additional £8.8m invested in schools, highway maintenance, street cleansing, services for children who have additional learning needs and more.

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