Llys Ton celebrates 10th anniversary

Published on: In the categories:General

Extra care scheme, Llys Ton, celebrated its tenth anniversary back in 2021, and after a year of waiting until it was safe to do so, residents were finally able to celebrate. Our Community Living team hosted celebrations; from games of bingo to afternoon tea, and, of course, cake! Residents were each given a “Sweetheart” plant, […]

Bridgend Repair Café is recruiting volunteers!

Published on: In the categories:Bridgend, Community, General

A repair café is on its way to Bridgend, and they are looking for volunteers to help as they set up. In their simplest form, repair cafés are pop up events held on regular dates where the local community can get their broken household items repaired for free by volunteers.  Can you fix things? Bridgend […]

Our gardening competition is back! 

Published on: In the categories:Bridgend, Community, General

This summer, we’re working with ASW Property Services to find the best gardens, places and spaces in Bridgend and showcase the hard work our customers and local residents have been doing to improve the social, economic, environmental and wellbeing of our neighbourhoods. Even if you’ve never gardened before, why not start now? The competition is […]

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

Published on: In the categories:Bridgend, General

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 […]

Valleys to Coast partner with Cyfle Building Skills to launch apprenticeship scheme

Published on: In the categories:Bridgend, General

We have launched a partnership with Cyfle Building Skills which will create more apprenticeship and employment opportunities in our communities. Cyfle Building Skills is a shared apprenticeship scheme that has employed more than 650 apprentices to date, making it the largest shared apprenticeship scheme in the UK. Currently based in South West Wales, the new […]

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

Published on: In the categories:Development

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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Our ten year ‘safe and happy’ vision

Published on: In the categories:General

We have launched our Corporate Strategy! This maps out our path as an organisation for the next ten years. Originally drafted before the pandemic lockdowns, we have used the time since to reflect, review and refresh our strategy for the new world we are living and working in – ensuring it is agile enough to […]

Community heritage to be recognised in the naming of former Cefn Cribwr ambulance hall

Published on: In the categories:Kenfig Hill, Cefn Cribwr and Pyle

Our customers submitted their suggestions for the name of our new homes in Cefn Cribwr. After receiving over 60 entries and completing the application process we are pleased to share that the chosen name is Clos Sant Ioan, meaning St John’s Close in English. This was a popular suggestion amongst local residents too. The name […]

Help us honour local history by naming this street in Cefn Cribwr

Published on: In the categories:Kenfig Hill, Cefn Cribwr and Pyle

We are looking to apply to Bridgend County Borough Council for a street name for our development in Cefn Cribwr, and we are eager to hear your ideas.  Located on the junction of Cefn Road and Bedford Close in Cefn Cribwr, Bridgend, the site has a rich history as both the former athletics club and […]

New benches for residents to enjoy local nature spots

Published on: In the categories:Porthcawl

Three new benches have been installed in Pwll Y Waun, Porthcawl, as part of the community benefits commitments in their contract with United Living. United Living won the contract to carry out structural repairs on our balconies and walkways, plus make improvements to drainage.  The benches, two of which are facing onto Pwll y Waun […]