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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 2019  

New ‘Sit and Chat bench’ in Porthcawl park

A ‘Sit and Chat bench’ has been painted in bright colours in Porthcawl’s Griffin Park as a place where people can take a seat if they’re happy to chat to others.

Meet Oggie our new chatbot

Bridgend County Borough Council has launched a new Chatbot on its website to enable residents to communicate with the council in English or Welsh, day or night.

Bank Holiday recycling and waste changes

There won’t be any recycling and waste collections in Bridgend County Borough on Monday 26 August due to the Bank Holiday, so collections will be one day later than usual for the rest of the week up until Saturday 31 August.

Schools celebrate A-Level results

The class of 2019 has a lot to celebrate as students across Bridgend County Borough’s schools have once again produced some very good A-Level examination results.

Surf group making waves in Porthcawl

A new Porthcawl surf group has joined the wave of local clubs that are offering opportunities for people with disabilities to enjoy sport.

New murals in Bridgend and Maesteg

Two striking new murals in Bridgend and Maesteg have been created as part of an environmental project which is encouraging residents to take a deeper interest in looking after their community.

Council cracks down on Blue Badges

Twenty Blue Badges have been retained in Bridgend County Borough as part of a crackdown against fraudulent abuse of the scheme.

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