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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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Tour of Britain comes to Bridgend County Borough

Tuesday 29 August 2023

Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain will be passing through Bridgend County Borough next month, and businesses are being encouraged to get involved with a free guide. The Tour of Britain will begin on Sunday 3 September in Altrincham and finish in Caerphilly on Sunday 10 September, passing through Bridgend County Borough the same […]

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Bridgend Jobs Fair returns for 2023

Tuesday 22 August 2023

Bridgend County Borough’s biggest jobs fair is returning to the Bowls Hall, Bridgend Life Centre on Thursday 14 September and there will be plenty of exciting opportunities on offer. The ‘Bridgend Jobs, Careers and Prospects Fair’ is a free event run by the council’s Employability Bridgend team in partnership with Jobcentre Plus. The doors will […]

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Graduate Ventures launch Digital Bootcamps for businesses and graduates

Friday 21 July 2023

Graduate Ventures have launched a series of digital bootcamps for graduates and businesses across the Cardiff Capital Region. The Venture into Digital Bootcamps initiative will allow businesses across South Wales to become a part of the Graduate Ventures programme, which puts graduates with suitable businesses and bring fresh talent into their chosen industry. Businesses will […]

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Bridgend business wins at the Wales Startup Awards

Tuesday 4 July 2023

Bridgend-based startup, Helping Kids Shine Limited, has been named as the ‘Health and Wellbeing StartUp of the Year’ at the Wales finals of the StartUp Awards 2023 on the 22nd of June. Helping Kids Shine Limited support kids and empower families.  They help exhausted parents of young people so that their lived reality is recognised, […]

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Upcoming Business Support Fair launching in Bridgend

Tuesday 27 June 2023

Businesses across Bridgend County Borough have been invited to attend a Business Support Fair that will take place next month. The free event will be taking place on Thursday 20 July between 4pm and 6pm at the Indoor Bowls Hall, Angel Street, Bridgend, CF31 4AH. This will be a free drop in event aimed at […]

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Best Western Heronston Hotel Spa relaunches following refurbishment

Tuesday 13 June 2023

The Best Western Heronston Hotel and Spa has recently relaunched following a multi-million-pound refurbishment. The hotel in Bridgend held a special event on Thursday 11 May to re-launch the hotel, which included refurbishments to public areas, bedrooms, bathrooms and function suites. Local business, dignitaries and celebrities were invited to attend this evening event, with drinks […]

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Bridgend businesswomen nominated in Welsh Women in Business Awards

Wednesday 7 June 2023

Several businesswomen based in Bridgend County Borough have been nominated at the 2023 Welsh Women in Business Awards. The full list of women nominated include: Jennifer Hall from Back to Beauty, Porthcawl – Nominated for New Business Tia Robbins from Tia Robbins Art, Bridgend – Nominated for Businesswomen Under 25 and Photography, Art and Design […]

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Venture Graduates Networking Event

Tuesday 30 May 2023

Venture Graduates are inviting businesses across Bridgend County Borough to their Rise and Shine: Business Breakfast Networking event. The event will be taking place on Wednesday 7 June at 8.30am until 10.30am at Cardiff University’s Sbarc building and will include: The unique recruitment and development programme that Venture Gradates offer Network with like-minded professionals A […]

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