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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.

No immediate RAAC concerns for schools in Bridgend County Borough

Bridgend County Borough Council can confirm that there are no immediate concerns in relation to the structure of any of its school buildings following the recent national coverage of Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) being used in the construction industry.

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.

Street art continues to stun local residents

As part of a joint ‘Safer Streets’ initiative between the council and South Wales Police to tackle anti-social behaviour and generate feelings of safety, Another Day Another Spray and Thew Creative continue to flex their creative talents - this time with further street art in Brackla, Bridgend, and in Maesteg.

Maesteg reuse shop is back open for business

Bridgend County Borough Council has been working with its partners Kier and community-based charity Groundwork to reinstate The Siding reuse shop at the Maesteg Recycling Centre, Heol Ty Gwyn.

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.

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