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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 2022  

Pencoed Library to undergo modernisation work

Bridgend County Borough Council is pleased that Awen Cultural Trust has been awarded a grant from the Welsh Government to reconfigure and modernise Pencoed Library.

Porthcawl retains its three Blue Flags

Rest Bay, Trecco Bay and Porthcawl Marina have all retained their prestigious Blue Flag awards which recognise the highest levels of cleanliness and water quality.

Porthcawl 10k set for return

The Healthspan Porthcawl 10K, a major running event that debuted in 2019 will return this summer after a two-year absence. It is expected to attract thousands of runners from across the UK.

Update on unpaid carers payment

Bridgend County Borough Council has now started the process of making one-off £500 payments to all eligible unpaid carers in the county borough.

Children to benefit from free access to musical instruments and tuition

Bridgend County Borough Council welcomes the launch of Welsh Government’s National Plan for Music Education and the National Music Service that will ensure that no child in the county borough misses out on music tuition and activities due to a lack of financial means.

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