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  • Place Names in Bridgend County Borough

    Place names are part of our everyday lives and we are so familiar with seeing them on signs while traveling from one place to another, to hear them in everyday conversations or on the news, they almost go unseen and have turned into words with little context.

    But, the sources of these names include linguistic, historical, geographical and cultural elements and the heritage of the area. This may be of great interest to people who visit the area, for example from abroad as they explore family history, or place names can be of interest for school pupils and can bring a more personal and different element to history and geography lessons.

     

    With the Urdd Eisteddfod coming to the area in May this year, it’s a great opportunity to conduct such a project in collaboration with Cwmni2 and Reach to promote so many things ...

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  • Easter Treasure Hunt for the Family

    Don’t forget about our Easter Treasure Hunt for the Family this Sunday! We had an egg-cellent time last year. Come and join in the fun this year. Book now to avoid disappointment.

    Come along for some fun and games on an Easter egg hunt in Bryngarw Park. Look for the clues to find the word and collect your prize! arts and crafts in the visitor   centre. Meet Kath in the centre at 10:00 Contact Menter Bro Ogwr office to book a space! £1 per Child

    Sunday the 23 of April 2017                                                                                                                                                        Parc Bryngarw / Bryngarw Park , Brynmenyn, CF32 8UU                

    10:00—12:00

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  • Bridgend County Borough Ambassadors

    During Whitsun week 29 May – 3 June, the County Borough of Bridgend welcomes the whole of Wales, as the Urdd Eisteddfod opens its doors on an area of ​​Pencoed College to some 90,000 visitors over six days, and we want to give ‘ the warmest welcome possible for them! We are calling for Welsh speaking volunteers, who are passionate about our area to join our Bridgend Ambassadors, and receive training ready to offer hospitality and local information service to visitors of the festival.

    A group of approximately twenty volunteers will be ambassadors for Bridgend. They will share a love for the area and will be interested in continuing to learn and share information about the culture, wildlife, history, art, and food in the county. They will engage with visitors to our area in many different ways, such as meeting and greeting ...

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  • Communities First Welsh Taster Sessions

     

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