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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 2020  

Number of mourners allowed at funerals to increase

From Tuesday, September 1, the number of mourners permitted to attend funeral services at Coychurch Crematorium and council-maintained cemeteries in the county borough will increase from 20 to 30.

Grants totalling £680,000 issued to small charities

Almost 70 small charities within the retail, leisure and hospitality sector in Bridgend county borough have received a total of £680,000 between them from a Welsh Government business rates support grant to help them respond to the financial challenges of Covid-19.

Indoor visits at care homes to resume

Residential care homes across Bridgend county borough have been making arrangements to support indoor visits for families following the latest Welsh Government guidance.

New Valleys Regional Park website

They are the valleys that helped shape and change the world – and today, they offer not only some of the finest scenery and heritage in Wales and the UK, but also a wide range of outdoor activities such as mountain biking, kayaking and trail walking.

Schools prepare to welcome pupils back

When schools across Bridgend County Borough Council open their doors in September for the start of the new autumn term, pupils, teachers and staff can expect to see a number of changes that will help them to stay safe and well.

New outdoor adaptations grant for businesses

Property or business owners located in one of Bridgend county borough’s urban centres are being invited to apply now for grants of up to £10,000 for outdoor adaptations that facilitate social distancing in external areas.

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