#LoveYourStreet: Join Us in Tackling Fly Tipping Together

Published on: In the categories:General, Sustainability

We understand that fly tipping has been a concern for many of you living in our communities. That’s why we’re taking steps to address this issue head-on with our new initiative, #LoveYourStreet.  This campaign is all about action and community engagement, featuring a year-long skip amnesty. We’ll be visiting 12 estate areas over 12 months […]

What would you like to see in our green spaces?

Published on: In the categories:General, Sustainability

To protect our beautiful planet and make the most of our local green spaces we want to work with communities in Bridgend and think differently on how we use these spaces in the future. In the coming weeks, we are engaging with our customers and residents to determine whether there is any appetite to do […]

Celebrating success at the #GrowingforGold awards

Published on: In the categories:Communities, General, Sustainability

Celebrating the positive impact that beautiful gardens, public spaces, and greenery have on our communities, we wrapped up this year’s search to find the best gardens and green spaces in Bridgend at our recent awards ceremony. We brought together our entrants to Bryncethin Community Centre for the #GrowingforGold Awards to recognise and reward the wonderful […]

Exciting Improvements Coming to Caerau: Enhancing Local Connectivity

Published on: In the categories:General, Sustainability

Caerau residents have something to look forward to this June. Thanks to a collaborative effort between Caerau Skyline, The Green Valleys, ourselves, and EU funding of up to £15,000, the footpath and connectivity of Cymmer Road, North Street, and Victoria Street will undergo improvements. The footpath will be extended and upgraded to provide convenience and […]

Collaboration and Community: Enhancing Green Spaces in Brackla with EcoVigour

Published on: In the categories:General, Sustainability

Our team has been actively collaborating with Bridgend County Borough Council and EcoVigour, their contracted partner, to enhance the green space on Ffordd Ganol, Brackla. We’ve accomplished several key initiatives, such as installing fencing, planting semi-mature trees, and creating a new seating area. To further improve the green space, we recently welcomed residents to join […]

Tree Planting Success Across Bridgend

Published on: In the categories:Communities, General, Sustainability

Back in October, we discussed our plans to brighten up Bridgend County by planting 300 trees donated by the Woodland Trust.  We’ve been busy in Caerau, Maesteg, North Cornelly and Pencoed over the past few weeks with the help of some of you in the community, including pupils from Garth Primary, Corneli Primary and Afon […]

Get involved in our plan to plant 300 trees across Bridgend

Published on: In the categories:Bridgend, Communities, General, North Cornelly, Pencoed & Heol y Cyw, Sustainability

We’re teaming up with the Woodland Trust this autumn to brighten up Bridgend by planting 300 trees across the county. We’re planning to plant trees in Caerau, Maesteg, North Cornelly and Pencoed but before we get started, we want to hear your thoughts about the locations. Now’s your chance to get involved! Fill in our […]

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Spring Clean Cymru 2022: Clean up your streets, parks and beaches

Published on: In the categories:Bridgend, Communities, General, Sustainability

We have an essential role to play in our communities. We want to be placemakers, working with people to ensure neighbourhoods are safe, attractive and connected. People in Bridgend and across Wales are being encouraged to help protect the environment and join Spring Clean Cymru 2022, showing that even small acts on your doorstep can […]

We pledge to put sustainability and community at the heart of our planning

Published on: In the categories:Development, Sustainability

We have recently joined the list of signatories on the Design Commission for Wales’ Placemaking Charter, committing to support the development of high-quality places across Wales for the benefit of communities. The Charter has been developed by the Welsh Government and Design Commission for Wales in collaboration with the Placemaking Wales Partnership.  By taking a […]

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Brightening up the community

Published on: In the categories:General, Sustainability

What better way to celebrate the end of winter than planting 30 blossom trees ready for summer.  It was pretty cold when we got out the shovels, to plant 30 cherry blossom trees in local sheltered schemes. Working alongside Brian Jones from Keep Wales Tidy, our  Corporate Service Team brightened up schemes around Bridgend with […]