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Triple Award Success for Best Western Heronston Hotel and Spa

Monday 5 February 2024

Best Western Heronston Hotel and Spa in Bridgend is celebrating triple award success after their team won three awards at recent ceremonies. The team at Stepping Stone Spa was awarded both ‘Luxury Spa of the Year’ and ‘Spa Team of the Year’ at the Creative Oceanic Welsh Beauty Industry Awards on Sunday 21 January. The […]

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Three Bridgend based businesses named in the 2023 Wales Fast Growth List

Wednesday 13 December 2023

Three businesses from Bridgend County Borough have been named as one of the 50 fastest growing businesses in Wales. Curzon Wealth Management, United Worldwide Logistics & BFL Engineering Services have all been named on the list, each of them being noted as fast growth firms. The businesses on this year’s list collectively generated a turnover […]

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Regionally Unleashed comes to Bridgend County Borough

Friday 3 November 2023

The Regionally Unleashed Roadshow is coming to Bridgend County Borough at the end of the month. The roadshow is a tailor-made event for business owners or senior managers of Small and Midsize Enterprises within the Cardiff Capital Region. The previous event took place in Bargoed and are run by the CCR that help to emphasise […]

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Workplace recycling laws coming into force in 2024

Friday 3 November 2023

New laws for businesses regarding recycling and waste will be coming into effect next year the Welsh Government has announced. The law will come into effect on Saturday 6 April 2024 and will mean that all workplaces will need to separate their recyclable materials in the same way households do across Bridgend County Borough. Wales […]

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Shared Prosperity Fund grants available to support businesses

Friday 3 November 2023

Businesses across Bridgend County Borough are now able to apply for support to diversify, decarbonise and grow as part of the Bridgend Business Development and Business Feasibility Grant schemes. These schemes are funded by the UK Government’s Shared Prosperity Fund, with Bridgend County Borough Council being awarded £19m plus a further £3.9m to help improve […]

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TEDx Talk comes to Nantymoel

Wednesday 1 November 2023

An event organised by TEDx is coming to Nantymoel, with guest speakers attending. Launched in 2009, TEDx is a programme of locally organised events that bring communities together to share their experiences. Some talks from TEDx have gained millions of views from audiences across the world. TEDxNantymoel first came to Bridgend County Borough in 2020 […]

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Online Networking Webinar to mark Global Enterprise Week

Friday 27 October 2023

As part of Global Enterprise Week, Social Business Wales are organising an online networking webinar to bring the latest sector news to businesses. The event will be taking place on Wednesday 15 November between 12pm and 1pm and will include: Opportunities to hear about the latest sector news – update from Wales Council for Voluntary […]

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Businesses wanted for Loose Parts project

Tuesday 17 October 2023

Businesses in Bridgend County Borough are being encouraged to donate items they no longer need to children’s schools for the Loose parts project. Loose parts are materials that children can use their imaginations to play with and move around, with items such as: Gas & water pipes Rope Plastic tubes Cable reefs Cargo nets Guttering […]

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Google brings their Digital Garage sessions to Pencoed

Thursday 5 October 2023

Google are bringing their Digital Garage sessions to businesses across Bridgend County Borough on Friday 20 October. The event is free and will be delivered as part of Wales Tech Week at the Steam Academy on the Bridgend College Pencoed Campus. Digital Coaches from Google will be on hand to answer any questions related to […]

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Sustainable Food Challenge now open for applications

Monday 4 September 2023

The Sustainable Food Challenge has now opened for applications. The challenge involves the search for innovative solutions that can increase the sustainable production of locally grown food in the Cardiff Capital Region. The aim is to find businesses and other organisations with ideas focused on: Approaches to encourage and enhance knowledge within schools of the […]

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