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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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550 more foster carers needed across Wales in 2020

The Fostering Network has estimated that 550 foster families will be needed in Wales to keep up with the widespread demand. To combat this, Bridgend County Borough Council has launched, #20 Reasons, a campaign to encourage people within their local area to consider fostering.

Raise funds for dementia sensory garden

Bridgend Resource Centre is raising money to create a new community sensory garden for people with dementia or learning and physical disabilities.

Rough sleeper provision in Bridgend County

Bridgend County Borough Council will be teaming up with local organisations such as the Wallich, Pobl and more to support rough sleepers this winter.

OlympAge Games launches extra provision

More than 150 older and disabled people have taken part in a fun-filled morning of games and activities at Bridgend County Borough Council’s innovative ‘OlympAge Games’.

Young Carers ID card scheme

Bridgend County Borough Council has handed out its 300th Young Carers’ ID card in a scheme intended to create more understanding of the issues Young Carers face.

Chorus of approval for carers’ choir

A choir set up specifically for carers in Bridgend County Borough has marked Carers Week (10 – 16 June) by releasing its first original song!

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