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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 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.

Leader welcomes budget settlement news

The Leader of Bridgend County Borough Council has welcomed news that the authority is set to receive a higher settlement that what was originally expected for 2020-21.

Free Christmas parking

Shoppers, visitors and traders are set to receive an early Christmas present with news that parking will be free after 10am on every Saturday throughout December.

'Strictly Cymru’ bringing sparkle to Bridgend!

Do you have what it takes to become the next Anton du Beke? If so, it’s time to shake and shimmy your way into ‘Strictly Cymru’ – Wales’ first inclusive dance competition - coming to Bridgend County Borough in January 2020!

Transforming and celebrating our green spaces

Green spaces across Bridgend County Borough are about to be transformed over the next four years as a new National Lottery Community Fund project, ‘Green Links’ is launched by the charity, Plantlife.

Work with council to save sport

The Cabinet of Bridgend County Borough Council has agreed that the authority can no longer afford to subsidise sports pitches, playing fields and pavilions following ‘ten years of suffering cuts and being forced to set austerity budgets’.

Porthcawl's Watersports centre is revealed

Surfers, kayakers, paddle-boarders, canoeists and more are set to benefit from a new £1.5m Watersports Centre which has been officially opened at Rest Bay in Porthcawl.

Seafront road closed during the Porthcawl Elvis Festival

To help ensure that crowds attending the Porthcawl Elvis Festival (28 – 29 September) can enjoy strolling safely along Porthcawl’s seafront in their blue suede shoes and colourful costumes, a stretch of the main road along the esplanade will be closed for the majority of the weekend.

Sports pitches and play areas

The conundrum over how sports pitches, pavilions and playgrounds should be managed in the future will continue to be debated this week by councillors at Bridgend County Borough Council.

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