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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 Leisure and culture  

Achieve your goals with Employability Bridgend

By swapping boilers and pipes for footballs and cones, a young Dad from Brackla is well on his way to a new football coaching career thanks to Employability Bridgend.

Have your say on sports pitches and pavilions

With just three weeks left to go before the consultation deadline (10 July), Bridgend County Borough Council is urging people to have their say on the future of sports fields, pavilions, grass cutting and play grounds.

New Pencoed skateboard and BMX park

An underused former tennis court has pulled a 360⁰ transformation to become a popular new £59,000 skateboard and BMX park.

Pencoed pavilion to be refurbished

The pavilion at Pencoed Recreation Ground is set to be refurbished, re-opened, and taken on by Pencoed Town Council.

Three Blue Flags flying again

Rest Bay, Trecco Bay and Porthcawl Marina have all retained their coveted Blue Flag awards which recognise the highest levels of cleanliness and water quality.

Next steps towards new recycling centre

Councillors have been discussing the next steps towards creating a brand new community recycling centre at the Village Farm Industrial Estate in Pyle.

Annual summer beach ban

With summer on the way, dogs will not be allowed at Rest Bay, Town Beach, Coney Beach and Trecco Bay between now and September, but they are welcome all year round at Kenfig National Nature Reserve, Sker and Newton.

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