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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 Roads and transport  

Support for commercial bus services in 2024-25

Bridgend County Borough Council has confirmed that Bus Network Grant funding for 2024-25 will be sufficient to cover recently tendered commercial bus services which may otherwise not have been able to continue after 31 March.

First Cymru confirms changes to X1 and X3 bus routes

Following the recent announcement by First Cymru that it will be introducing changes across a range of south and west Wales bus services, Bridgend County Borough Council is advising local residents that both the X1 and X3 services will be affected.

Porthcawl’s Metro Plus scheme is underway

Construction work for a state-of-the-art bus facility, based at the heart of Porthcawl’s regeneration area alongside the Portway and Salt Lake car park, started last month.

New 20mph speed limit aims to boost road safety

As communities across Wales prepare for the introduction of a new 20mph speed limit on 17 September, Bridgend County Borough Council has revealed which local roads the authority believes should feature exemptions from the change.

Local active travel plans are boosted by Welsh Government funding

Bridgend County Borough Council is set to receive £1.5m to facilitate new and improved active travel routes across the county borough. Enhancements will include building new active travel routes, consultation work for future scheme developments, as well as promotion work.

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