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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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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.

Schools implement online learning for pupils

Schools implement online learning methods for pupils while arrangements are in place to ensure eligible pupils for free school meals continue to receive them

Advice for parents and carers of school-children

With the situation regarding coronavirus developing quickly, the local authority is working closely with schools, Public Health Wales and Welsh Government in order to implement any necessary measures to protect pupils, staff and visitors from the spread of coronavirus.

Council mark Holocaust Memorial Day

Bridgend County Borough Council marked Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 recently with a poignant public event, held at the Sony Theatre, Bridgend College.

Chewing gum bins target sticky problem

Innovative new ‘chewing gum’ bins have been stuck on lampposts along John Street in Porthcawl as part of the latest move to encourage recycling and cut down on waste.

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.

Apply for nursery admissions online

Applications can be made online from Monday 6 January for nursery places for children who will be starting school full-time in September 2020 or part-time from January/April 2021.

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