“Such a good course. I learnt so many new methods... thoroughly enjoyed and the teacher was so helpful and pleasant.”

(Accredited Cake Decorating course)

“Really enjoyed the course. Very good information provided and lots of tips.”

(Mindfulness session)

“A well presented course, simple instructions to produce lovely decorated cakes.”

(Accredited Cake Decorating course)

“I found the course helped me loads and I learned how to deal with the situations around me.”

(Mindfulness session)

“I learnt a lot about bullying. I really enjoyed.”

(Bullying Awareness session)

“I went to the family yoga and relaxation one and it was brilliant, my foster child and 3 grandsons absolutely loved it thank you.”

(Relaxation session)

“Went on the entry level 3 in Hair and Beauty today and it was absolutely fab really enjoyed thank you!”

(Entry Level 3 in Hair and Beauty)

“Thank you Communities first, Cindy and Aaron for the relaxation session at Bryncethin Memorial Hall today, I was very sceptical about the session when I saw the gongs, bowls…but I have to say, I thoroughly enjoyed and haven't felt this relaxed in a long time… Thank you.”

(Relaxation session)

“I was delighted at the way the pupils engaged with the "Words don't Hurt" session and whilst it was hard hitting the purpose is not to shock but to help them understand the massive impact that bullying can have on the victims.”

(Bullying Awareness session)

“I thoroughly enjoyed cooking healthy snacks and finding out about alternatives to takeaways. The pizza we made was healthier and nicer than the one we normally order as a takeaway.”

(Healthy Cooking- alternative to takeaways)

“The Safeguarding course was extremely helpful and gave me the knowledge and confidence to enrol onto a SIA 5 day course. I am also booked onto Paediatric First Aid and Mental Health to further develop my CV which has also helped me to get a job”.

(Safeguarding Children and Young People)

Welcome to Bridgend Communities First

Our Welsh Government funded Communities First programme aims to reduce poverty by improving education and skills, health and employment opportunities.

In selected postcode areas throughout Bridgend County Borough, our teams managed by Bridgend County Borough Council, work with residents, community organisations, businesses and other key agencies to narrow the education, skills, economic and health gaps between our most deprived and more affluent areas throughout the county borough.

Throughout the pages of our website, you can find out all the many varied activities, events and programmes that Bridgend Communities First runs throughout the community, helping you to find out how you can take part and how to get your voice heard.

Read more about Bridgend Communities First here >>>

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