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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 2024  

Action packed BeachFest event heads to Porthcawl

Bridgend County Borough Council is supporting an action-packed weekend of beach sports, family fun, lifeboat displays and more under the banner of BeachFest@Porthcawl, which also includes the return of RNLI’s RescueFest event for first time since 2019.

Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Llangynwyd champions women’s football

Already shining a spotlight on women’s football through the success of former pupil, Tianna Teisar, who plays football for Wales Under 19s and Bristol City Ladies’ teams, Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Llangynwyd continues to encourage more female students to succeed in the game.

New facility planned for Flying Start provision in Nantymoel

Welsh Government funding is supporting the Flying Start childcare expansion programme across the county borough, with Nantymoel set to benefit from a new purpose-built facility to accommodate the childcare provision that already exists within the area.

Bridgend town centre exhibits ‘diversity’ artwork

Bridgend town centre is set to become the stage of inspirational, original artwork created by art and design students from Bridgend College, as a result of a collaboration between the college and Bridgend County Borough Council.

Food safety risk prompts urgent product recall

The Food Standards Agency and Shared Regulatory Service are warning people about a range of items produced by Bread Spread Ltd which have been found to be unsafe to eat.

Work set to begin on children’s play area upgrades

Following on from the recent announcement that more than 20 children’s play areas across the county borough have been earmarked for refurbishment, work is now set to begin in some of the parks over the next few weeks.

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