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Bridgend Council Cabinet to make decision on bus subsidy future

(Title Image: © Copyright Jaggery and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence BY-SA-2.0). UPDATE: Confirmation from the Gazette’s Elizabeth …

Council & Committees

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New Recycling Centre approved at Pyle

(Title Image: via Google Earth) The monthly meeting of Bridgend Council’s Planning Committee took place yesterday. The only major development …


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Brackla wood development refused permission

(Title Image: Wales Online) Bridgend Council planning officers have refused to grant permission to a small residential development at Briary …

Community Councils

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Six community projects selected for BCBC funding in 2019-20

(Title Image: via Google Earth) Next week, BCBC’s Cabinet is set to authorise another round of grant funding for community …

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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Bridgend Council gears up for health board switch

(Title Image: NHS Wales) A report due to be discussed at Bridgend Council’s (BCBC) Cabinet next week (pdf), sets out …

A must read if you own a dog in Bridgend

What’s happening at Sunnyside?

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