Hunt is on for Bridgend County Borough’s best retailers

Businesses in town centres and high streets across the county borough are being urged to show the public why they are top traders by entering the Bridgend Retail Awards for 2014. The awards, which are run annually by the Labour run Bridgend County Borough Council and Bridge FM, are aimed at recognising and celebrating retail[…]

A Two-State Solution is the Only Answer for the Israeli-Palestine Conflict

On Monday Parliament will vote on a motion which will decide if the UK recognises Palestine as a State. The Motion is: “That this House believes that the Government should recognise the state of Palestine alongside the state of Israel.” A permanent end to the continuing conflict between Israel and Palestine is a cause that[…]

Give Justice to Postmasters and Publish the Damning Horizon Report

Ogmore MP Huw Irranca-Davies has demanded that the government publishes a leaked report which is believed to be highly critical of the Post Office’s handling of problems with the Horizon computer problem. Hundreds of sub-postmasters all around the country have been left devastated financially, often losing tens of thousands of pounds, because of problems they[…]

Council launches 2015-16 budget consultation

Public consultation has begun over the Labour run Bridgend County Borough Council’s plans to deliver a balanced budget in 2015-16. The consultation starts today, Monday 6 October and ends on Monday 17 November and will ask local people for their views on how the council is proposing to deliver services and save money against a[…]

Bridgend Jobs and Information Fair

Last month, a jobs and information fair was held for job seekers at the Bridgend Life Centre which was formerly known as the Bridgend Recreation Centre. The event was organised by the Bridgend County Borough Council (BCBC) and Job Centre Plus. It brought together a host of local companies to discuss with residents employment vacancies[…]