Bridgend Resources

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Voluntary Organisations

Want to help others in Bridgend during the Coronavirus crisis? BAVO are asking for volunteers to help in all areas of the community, such as making telephone calls to isolated people, help with food, help with shopping etc.  To learn more or volunteer, please visit the BAVO page.

Please note that Community Meals on Wheels are still delivering and may be able to assist people in Neath, Port Talbot and Porthcawl, see their Facebook page for details: https://www.facebook.com/MealsonwheelsNPT

Online Support

Residents can access support and local up to date information from the following Facebook Groups.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/BridgendCoronavirusSupportGroup

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1294850350707546/

To keep up to date with the latest updates in Wales, please visit: https://phw.nhs.wales/

Healthcare and Counselling

The two following organisations are providing physiotherapy and healthcare appointments both in person and via Skype/Facetime:

One2One Bridgend (Physio, Counselling, Nutrition, Sports Therapies, Mindfulness and more)

NeuroPhysio Wales (Physio, Neurophysiotherapy, Rehabilitation for Stroke, Head Injury and Neurological Diseases)

Local News & Local Businesses delivering Hot Food, Groceries and Shopping

Home deliveries are available from the following small businesses (this is being updated daily, please ask restaurants, shops, farms, butchers etc. to email coronacare@newsfromwales.co.uk)

Covid-19 volunteers make Bridgend county borough one of the ‘best in Wales’

New figures show Bridgend county borough has among the highest number of volunteers in Wales who have signed up to ...
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Unsung Heroes: Adult social workers, assistants, occupational therapists and approved mental health professionals

Their roles have been at the forefront since lockdown began, ensuring those who are anxious, worried and unwell can still ...
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Thousands of shielded residents contacted to ensure they have the necessary support in place

Thousands of ‘shielded’ residents in Bridgend county borough have been contacted over the last few weeks to check that they ...
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Unsung Heroes: The Flying Start hubs, private childcare providers and childminders caring for the young children of keyworkers

They have been the anchor to hundreds of young families over the last eight weeks, providing care, stability and a ...
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Bridgend charity delivering entertainment packs to households during lockdown

Homelessness charity Emmaus South Wales is delivering entertainment packs to local households to help provide some light relief during the ...
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Covid-19 update from Bridgend County Borough – 7 May

Bank holiday weekend With more warm weather forecast over the bank holiday weekend, Bridgend County Borough Council is urging people ...
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Unsung Heroes: Children’s Social Care – social workers, foster carers, residential staff and safeguarding hubs

They have been the one unchanging feature in a period of great uncertainty for children, young people and their families ...
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Covid-19 update from Bridgend County Borough – 6 May 2019

Be a good neighbour Residents are being asked to check on elderly or vulnerable neighbours during the coronavirus pandemic. More ...
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Covid-19 update from Bridgend County Borough – 4 May

Waste & Recycling collections on Bank Holiday Friday Waste and recycling collections will be undertaken as normal this Friday despite ...
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Council support for all care home providers in Bridgend county borough

Bridgend County Borough Council has put in place a number of measures to ensure all independent care home providers have ...
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Town centre businesses are being asked to take part in a short survey

Town centre businesses in Bridgend county borough are being asked to take part in a short survey this week on ...
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Appeal for experienced care staff to help support patients at Abergarw Manor in Brynmenyn

Experienced care staff are being sought to help deliver care in one of the county borough’s step down facilities for patients ...
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Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility

Local people throughout the Cwm Taf Morgannwg Safeguarding Board (CTMSB) area are being reminded of how they can report concerns ...
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Covid-19 update from Bridgend County Borough – 28 April

Access restored at local cemeteries Restrictions to maintain social distancing at cemeteries and limit potential exposure to the Coivid-19 coronavirus ...
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Enforcement responsibilities during the coronavirus pandemic

Bridgend County Borough Council is working closely with South Wales Police and the Health and Safety Executive to ensure regulations ...
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Leading Welsh Neurophysiotherapist offers Online Consultations to Support Rehabilitation through Lockdown

A leading South Wales neurophysiotherapy clinic is now offering Skype consultations to ensure the clinic's neuro-rehabilitation clients are able to ...
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Covid-19 update from Bridgend County Borough 25 April

Garden waste collections Garden waste collections are set to start again in Bridgend County Borough following the appointment of a ...
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Unsung Heroes: The catering staff making hundreds of hot meals a day for children, keyworkers and vulnerable adults

They make hundreds of hot meals a day and thousands of packed lunches a week – helping to feed children, ...
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Call for volunteers in the Garw and Ogmore Valleys to help those in need

Volunteers are being sought in the Garw and Ogmore Valley to help those in need during the coronavirus pandemic. People ...
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Covid-19 update from Bridgend County Borough – 22 April, 2 of 2

Valley volunteers wanted Volunteers are being sought in the Garw and Ogmore Valley to help those in need during the ...
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Food parcels for children eligible for free school meals to start next week

Food parcels for pupils eligible for free school meals will be delivered to each household from next week. The food ...
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Covid-19 update from Bridgend County Borough 22 April – 1 of 2

Business support tops £20.8m Business grant funding issued by Bridgend County Borough Council as part of Welsh Government’s Covid-19 business ...
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BCBC caution residents about scams during Covid-19 Pandemic

Trading standards officers from Bridgend County Borough Council are urging people to remain alert for scams during the ongoing Covid-19 ...
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Warning issued to vandals and fly-tippers

Bridgend County Borough Council is warning that action will be taken against anyone found to be committing criminal acts such ...
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Covid-19 update from Bridgend County Borough – 21 April

Testing arrangements in place Arrangements are in place for the testing of local authority staff and household members for Covid-19 ...
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Caution over ‘traffic light’ system used in windows to identify those in need of help

Bridgend County Borough Council’s Leader is urging residents to be cautious over the use of a coronavirus ‘traffic light’ system ...
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Covid-19 update from Bridgend County Borough – Friday 17 April

Fire in Bridgend town centre Nolton Street in Bridgend town centre has reopened to traffic following a fire at a ...
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Unsung Heroes: Refuse collectors and street cleansing operatives

They visit up to 1,600 homes a day and their workloads have skyrocketed in recent weeks with the lockdown having ...
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£75,000 Bridgend Sports Support Grant to go towards helping sports clubs with operating costs during coronavirus pandemic

Sports clubs in Bridgend county borough are being invited to apply for grants of up to £1,000 to help them ...
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Abergarw Manor in Brynmenyn receives first patients to help free up hospital beds during coronavirus pandemic

A former care home in Brynmenyn has received its first patients this week helping to free up hospital beds during ...
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Covid-19 update from Bridgend County Borough – 16 April

Emergency Childcare for keyworkers Having established 6 well-functioning hubs with an agreed set of protocols and safe working practices we ...
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Latest on emergency childcare for Key Workers in Bridgend

Having established 6 well-functioning childcare hubs with an agreed set of protocols and safe working practices, Bridgend County Borough Council ...
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#StayHome! Council deploys tannoy cars and digital signage to deter Easter Bank Holiday crowds

As the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic continues, Bridgend County Borough Council is undertaking a range of measures to help protect the ...
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Covid-19 update from Bridgend County Borough – 8 April

Bridgend County Borough Council are offering regular updates for residents throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic.  The council issued the following update ...
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Covid-19 update from Bridgend County Borough – please remain at home this weekend

Tannoy cars and digital signage Bridgend County Borough Council is undertaking a range of measures to help protect the public ...
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What to do if you have been identified as being extremely vulnerable and need to request a free weekly food parcel

Residents in Bridgend county borough who have been identified as being extremely vulnerable and have no family or friends to ...
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Pods to help keep rough sleepers safe during outbreak of coronavirus

Four pods designed to help keep rough sleepers safe during the coronavirus outbreak will be set up in Bridgend county ...
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Bridgend businesses donate thousands of masks, gloves and overalls following appeal for personal protective equipment (PPE)

Businesses across Bridgend county borough have donated thousands of masks, gloves and overalls after an appeal for unwanted personal protective ...
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Sainsbury’s café and Greggs donate food to local homelessness charity amid coronavirus outbreak

Sainsbury’s café and Greggs in Bridgend have donated all leftover food to local homelessness charity Emmaus South Wales before closing ...
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Covid-19 update from Bridgend County Borough

Emergency childcare for keyworkers Children from families where at least one of the parents are key workers will continue to ...
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Kind-hearted South Wales Coffee Company donates free coffee to NHS heroes

Bridgend-based coffee company, Argies, like many others in South Wales are currently only operating with a handful of key workers ...
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Council support for homeless people during outbreak of coronavirus

Bridgend County Borough Council has put in place a number of new measures to help support homeless people and keep ...
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More than 7,000 free school meals being provided to children on a weekly basis

Around 7,200 packed lunches are being provided to children eligible for free school meals on a weekly basis in Bridgend ...
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Financial support available now for local businesses affected by Covid-19

The Welsh Government has introduced a support package for specific businesses listed on the business rates register who have been ...
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Covid-19 response from Bridgend County Borough

As the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic continues, Bridgend County Borough Council is continuing to focus its resources on providing essential services ...
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Covid-19 calls halt on Bridgend garden waste collections

Bridgend County Borough Council’s garden waste collection service has temporarily ceased due to pressures brought on by the Covid-19 coronavirus ...
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Covid-19 update from Bridgend County Borough

As the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic continues, Bridgend County Borough Council is continuing to focus its resources on providing essential services ...
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Cattle and Crop – Fresh Food & Grocery Deliveries to Your Door

A new initiative launched by the reknowned catering team from The Black Rabbit, Cattle and Crop is a new service ...
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Bridgend Animal Rescue Centre extends Pet Food Bank during Coronavirus Crisis

Bridgend Animal Rescue Centre (BARC) have announced that their pet bank service will assist people unable to find food for ...
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Covid-19 update from Bridgend County Borough

As the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic continues, Bridgend County Borough Council is continuing to focus its resources on providing essential services ...
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Local landlady offers to help locals with hard-to-find supplies

Following an announcement earlier this week that they would be delivering meals to local residents, landlady Liz Williams of the ...
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Merthyr Mawr Farm Shop Butchers

During the current crisis, a local butcher is now offering a delivery service, for more information please see the details ...
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Seasons Cafe

Seasons Cafe in North Cornelly (opposite the Community Centre) offer a range of takeaway food at very reasonable prices.  No ...
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Cobbles in Ogmore by Sea Launches Takeaway Menu

Award winning Ogmore by Sea restaurant and coffee shop Cobbles has launched a new takeaway service.  Their menu and details ...
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Phil’s News & Cafe – Delivered Food & Small Shopping Supplies, Brackla, Coity, Coychurch, Troes and Pencoed

Phil's News and Cafe (The Tasty Plaice) are offering a delivery service for food and small shopping as long as ...
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Sycamore Inn, Colwinston – Surrounding Villages

The Sycamore Inn is a pretty pub in Vale of Glamorgan village Colwinston, close to the Bridgend border. They are ...
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Black Rabbit, Laleston, now offering take away food to collect

Black Rabbit Restaurant in Laleston aren't yet doing deliveries, but they are looking into it. However on Friday & Saturday ...
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Three Golden Cups, Southerndown: Ogmore by Sea, Southerndown, St. Brides, Ewenny, Corntown, Wick, Llantwit Major

The Three Golden Cups in Bridgend is now offering a food delivery service in Bridgend. Deliveries to Ogmore by Sea, ...
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Lilos – Delivering Pasta, Nachos, Desserts & More to Bridgend, Pencoed & Llanharan (Pencoed Store) & Cardiff (Cardiff Store)

Fancy a bit of Italian in your isolation?  Lilos Pasta, with stores in Pencoed and Cardiff, are offering deliveries of ...
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Prince of Wales Pub: Kenfig Hill, North Cornelly and Porthcawl

In response to the Coronavirus Crisis, The Prince of Wales Pub in Kenfig is serving hot food, beer and wine ...
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Ty Tanglwyst Dairy Farm delivering Milk, Eggs, Cream, Juice and Honey in Bridgend, Pencoed, Maesteg and Swansea

Ty Tanglwyst dairy offer local dairy produce direct from their farm as well as locally produced eggs, honey and cartons ...
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Megs Grill & Chill Delivery Service 9.30-2.30 – Wide Bridgend Catchment Area

Popular Food Van Meg's Grill and Chill is offering an affordable food delivery service to Ewenny, Corntown, Broadlands, Cefn Glas, ...
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The Haywain, delivering to Brackla and surrounding area

The Haywain Pub in Brackla is now offering a takeaway service and delivering food to people in the Brackla area, ...
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Farmers Arms, St. Brides Major: Delivers to Bridgend & Vale of Glamorgan & Free Meal Service for Local Seniors

The Pub on the Pond is delivering food during the Coronavirus Crisis.  Delivering to most of Bridgend and the Vale ...
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