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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  

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.

Day services buildings will close

Day services buildings will close and staff will be mobilised across the borough to support those in need of ongoing care – and guidance issued to care homes

Grant helps pay for new scooters

A new fleet of mobility scooters has been rolled out in Bridgend town centre after the Shopmobility service received a £20,000 grant from Welsh Government.

Active travel work finishes this month

Work on the creation of a £1.5m safe pedestrian and cycle route linking both Pencoed and Coychurch to Bridgend will be completed by the end of this month (March).

Thousands of new trees planted

Thousands of new trees have been planted across Bridgend County Borough as part of an ongoing initiative to improve air quality, cut down on pollution, reduce soil erosion and help prevent flooding.

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.

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