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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 January 2018  

Avoid a fright for your eyes this Halloween

Following reports of serious eye infections and injuries, the public are being warned against wearing decorative contact lenses that haven’t been professionally supplied this Halloween.

Here comes Santa Claus!

The Christmas countdown is underway, and Bridgend town centre is getting ready to welcome Santa and his reindeers with a range of festive events designed to get you into the Christmas spirit.

New safeguarding hub launched to protect the people who are most vulnerable

The safeguarding and protection of the most vulnerable people in Bridgend County has been given a significant boost with the launch of the Bridgend Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH). The new integrated service became fully operational in July and is the third hub of its kind in South Wales.

Two programmes aiming to cut youth unemployment will continue

Two European Union funded schemes will continue in Bridgend County Borough until 2022 to help support more than 1,000 young people who are not in education, employment or training, or have the potential to be in that situation soon.

Active Travel award for Croesty Primary

Croesty Primary has become the latest school in Bridgend County Borough to earn the Bronze Active Travel Award from Sustrans Cymru in honour of the way pupils and parents are choosing two wheels over four to make the daily school run.

Council will resettle more refugees

Five more families of refugees fleeing the Middle East conflict will be resettled in Bridgend County Borough over the next two years, joining the six families that have already been welcomed to the area.

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