‘School’s Out’ for Food and Fun at Coleg Cymunedol Y Dderwen

Following last year’s success and supported with Welsh Government funding, Bridgend County Borough Council’s ‘School Holiday Enrichment Programme’ (SHEP) has been rolled out for another year at Coleg Cymunedol Y Dderwen and Cynffig Comprehensive School.  The school-based programme provides advice and education on nutrition and cooking, and fun-filled activity and enrichment sessions whilst also helping[…]

Evanstown and Gilfach Goch Fun Runners On Fine Form

Ogmore AM Huw Irranca-Davies and MP Chris Elmore have congratulated the participants of the annual Evanstown and Gilfach Goch community fun run. Runners braved slightly inclement weather to complete this year’s course around Evanstown and were cheered across the finish line by local residents, members of the Gilfach Goch Community Council and the Ogmore AM[…]

A Purrfect Welcome at Bryncethin’s Cat Protection Centre

The staff, volunteers and feline members of Bryncethin’s cat sanctuary provided a warm welcome to Welsh Government Minister Lesley Griffiths AM and Huw Irranca-Davies AM during a recent visit to the Adoption Centre. Following a tour of the ever-expanding venue, and after meeting many of the extremely well-behaved felines, the group had an opportunity to[…]

‘Cake and a Climb’ to celebrate ‘Spirit of Llynfi Woodland’s’ Community Green Flag Award

The dedicated volunteers and organisers of the ‘Woodland Group’ celebrated in style with a ‘cake and a climb’ to the site of the iconic ‘Keeper of the Colliers’ after helping the ‘Spirit of Llynfi Woodland’ win their first prestigious Green Flag Award. Located on the eastern slopes of the upper Llynfi Valley, the Community Woodland[…]

£6.7 million Investment Will Transform Former Pencoed Primary School Site

A ground breaking ceremony has signalled the start of a new housing development in Pencoed which will deliver 40 much-needed affordable homes on the site of the former Pencoed Primary School. Hafod, Bridgend County Borough Council and Bridgend based contractor, Jehu Group are working in partnership to redevelop the site which will help to meet[…]