Category: Project Anouncements

Bridgend Outdoor Schools, Kenfig Nature Reserve Pack Launch

Launch – Kenfig Nature Reserve 10:00 – 12:00 13th july 2013. A Teacher’s Pack, a Further & Higher Education Pack and accompanying Family Activity pack, have been developed for inclusion in the Bridgend Outdoor Schools project. This Teacher’s Pack builds on and complements the existing Bridgend Outdoor Schools materials, enabling teachers to undertake rich educational activitiesRead More

Rural communities reap rewards

Ty Tanglwyst Dairy Rural communities across south east Wales are benefitting from funding made available for community-led local development. Supported by their rural development teams and local action groups (made up of local people) the rural areas of Bridgend, Caerphilly, Merthyr, Monmouthshire, Vale of Glamorgan and Torfaen are now reaping the rewards of LEADER investment. Read More

Do you live in a Conservation Area?

Fifteen areas in Bridgend, including twelve rural ones, currently have conservation area status.  This means that the local buildings have a character worth conserving and protecting for future generations, whether historical or new. Having this status means that developments in the area are subject to tighter design controls and planning guidance.  This summer, reach is workingRead More