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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 2023  

Asthma campaign visits two Bridgend schools

As part of an initiative across schools in Wales, Penybont Primary School and Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Ogwr both welcomed Asthma + Lung UK Cymru into the schools to profile its campaign to educate people about how to respond if a child has an asthma attack.

Cabinet approves list of strategic transport priorities for future funding

The Cabinet of Bridgend County Borough Council has approved a list of priority strategic transport projects that can be progressed when new funding is made available by UK or Welsh Government, either as part of the Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) Metro Programme or other transport funding initiatives.

Kindness makes the cut at Ogmore Vale Primary School

It’s said that adversity can bring out the best in people and this was proven true by recent events at Ogmore Vale Primary School. Faced by current financial challenges, parents were offered some support through the kindness of two local hairdressers, Julie Grant and Lisa Morgan. The two ladies gave their time and skills for free, providing children with haircuts, ready for their return to school.

Nantymoel community welcomes new childcare provision.

Bridgend County Borough Council’s Flying Start childcare expansion programme is benefitting another local community, as all two- to three-year-olds living in Nantymoel become eligible for funded childcare provision.

National Adoption Week calls on more Welsh people to consider adoption

This National Adoption Week (16-22 October), the National Adoption Service for Wales (NAS) is continuing its mission to get more people to consider adoption, as sibling groups, children with additional needs, and older children across Wales still wait to find their ‘forever home’.

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