‘Heavenly Light Garden’ provides sanctuary for families struggling with loss

‘Bridgend Community Bereavement Support’, provides free-to-use group support for people following a bereavement by offering one-to-one confidential counselling sessions with voluntary qualified counsellors and volunteers.   The aim of the local charity is to help rebuild lives and relationships following a loss and provides children the opportunity to express their emotions using various arts, crafts and[…]

Mankinis, Conkers & Scooters – A Celebration of Men’s Sheds at the Senedd

A Senedd event saw Men’s Sheds from across Wales gather to celebrate the achievements of the rapidly expanding Men’s Sheds Cymru movement. Sponsored by Ogmore Assembly Member Huw Irranca-Davies, the fun-filled event coincided with International Men’s Day marking the worldwide positive value men bring to the world. Shed members passionately told their stories and shared[…]

Community Transport Event a Great Success

Attended by many local residents and organisations, Bridgend Community Transport held a ‘drop-in’ information event at the Fairfield Centre Maesteg, hosted by Special Families Maesteg, and organised by local AM Huw Irranca-Davies, together with Member of Parliament Chris Elmore and local councillor Richard Collins. The event provided details of the company’s wide-ranging services aimed at[…]

Work Begins on Bridgend College’s £30 million STEAM Academy

Construction has begun on Bridgend College’s state-of-the-art STEAM Academy, built as an addition to its Pencoed campus. A ‘breaking of the ground’ ceremony held on the site was attended by Kirsty Williams, Minister for Education alongside Assembly Members, Councillors, Bridgend College Governors and various stakeholders from the local and wider community. Partly funded by the[…]