And They’re Off! – Maesteg’s First Parkrun

174 runners braved the weather for Maesteg’s first ever Parkrun at Maesteg Welfare Park. Made possible through joint working with BAVO (via their Llynfi Valley 20 Project), Bridgend County Borough Council, Halo Leisure, Yr Hen Blwyth Running Club and members of the community. Assembly Member Huw Irranca-Davies and BCBC Cabinet Member Councillor Phil White helped[…]

Welsh Labour Government Passes Bill to Protect Public Sector Working Rights across Wales

The Welsh Labour’s Local Government Secretary, Mark Drakeford, announced that the Welsh Labour Government will act to protect the current UK-wide position where agency workers are prevented from covering the work of public sector employees during industrial action. Ogmore constituency’s Assembly Member, Huw Irranca-Davies, stated: “I’m proud that the Welsh Labour Government is defending the[…]

Dame Kelly Holmes Trust Keeping Young Lives on Track

Set up in 2008 The Dame Kelly Holmes Trust delivers a transformational mentoring programme, led by world class athletes, for young people disadvantaged by barriers and challenges in their lives.  It gives them hope by encouraging and highlighting their potential for a positive future. The Trust launched their ‘Get on Track’ programme last year in[…]

Y Bont’s Brilliant Bake Off

Bridgend charity Y Bont held their annual bake-off competition this week asking politicians Chris Elmore MP and Huw Irranca-Davies AM to judge the event. The pair joined Y Bont, a charity that works with disabled children, for their afternoon tea and fundraising event. It’s the second time the politicians have judged the event. Chris said:[…]