Council & Committees

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Kier recycling contract set to face fresh scrutiny following sell-off announcement

(Title Image: Bridgend & Porthcawl Gem) Just when it looked like the recycling situation in Bridgend had reached something approaching …

Bridgend bus subsidy cut to go ahead

New Recycling Centre approved at Pyle


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Consultation open on proposed affordable housing development in Brackla

(Title Image: LRM Planning) A consultation on proposals to extend an existing social housing development in Brackla is open until …

Community Councils

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Town mayor vote to be re-run and Plaid Cymru group takes on a new member

(Title Image: Gill Garrett) Bridgend Town Council mayor vote to be re-run Mayors are largely a ceremonial position, but some …

Social Services & Wellbeing

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Applications set to open soon for flagship free childcare scheme

(Title Image: Also up for discussions at Bridgend Council’s cabinet meeting tomorrow is the council’s implementation plan for the …


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Estyn: Ogmore Vale Primary should be placed into special measures

(Title Image: The Mirror) As a result of a follow-up inspection by Estyn, they’ve recommended Ogmore Vale Primary School be …


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BCBC Cabinet set to adopt stricter anti-dog fouling measures

(Title Image: As some of you may remember, last year Bridgend Council launched a consultation on proposals to introduce …

A must read if you own a dog in Bridgend

Elections & Politics

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Parties begin selection process for 2021 Senedd Election

The next Senedd election is two years away and while that might sound like a long time, local party branches …

Major shake-up of Bridgend council wards proposed

Are council wards about to change in Bridgend?

Bridgend Conservatives hit by senior resignations

Election 2017: Ogmore in Focus