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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.

Care leavers now exempt from paying council tax

Bridgend County Borough Council has agreed to support young people leaving care by making them exempt from having to pay any council tax until they are 25 years old.

Awards for county borough’s finest new buildings

The stunning transformation of the Jennings Building in Porthcawl and the new welcoming home for Y Bont in Bridgend were the big winners at Bridgend County Borough Council’s twelfth annual LABC Building Excellence Awards.

Council supports Fuel Poverty Awareness Day

Bridgend County Borough Council has helped mark Fuel Poverty Awareness Day to highlight the support available so that people can afford to live warmer, healthier, happier lives.

Rugby hero Scott a big hit at business forum's breakfast event

Welsh rugby legend Scott Quinnell was the guest of honour for the Bridgend Business Forum’s annual St David’s Day breakfast event, where he kept dozens of local business people entertained with amusing tales of his experiences, both on and off the field.

Council encourages LGBT to foster and adopt in Bridgend

Bridgend County Borough Council is supporting LGBT Fostering and Adoption Week (5 – 11 March) by encouraging lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) members of the local community to consider fostering children in need.

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