Case Studies

Conservation Management Plan Newton 

Rural Development - Bridgend County Borough Council
Newton Village near Porthcawl, is a designated Conservation Area in Bridgend County Borough. Such areas are defined as ‘an area of special architectural or historic interest, the character and appearance of which is desirable to preserve or... read more
 
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  10/04/2015   Categories: Reach Rural Development Welsh Government
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Gilead Chapel Hall Coity 

Rural Development - Bridgend County Borough Council
Gilead Chapel Hall, well utilised by the villagers in Coity, wanted to expand the Hall to increase the facilities it offered to village residents. Standing adjacent to Gilead Chapel, the Hall, referred to as The Village Hall, is used on a daily... read more
 
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  10/04/2015   Categories: Reach Rural Development Welsh Government
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Garw Valley Health & Fitness Club 

Rural Development - Bridgend County Borough Council
A former Church Hall in Blaengarw, formerly used as a boxing gym and sauna, that had fallen into disrepair has been extensively renovated to provide a first rate gym and fitness facility thanks to a Green Shoots grant from reach.
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  10/04/2015   Categories: Reach Rural Development Welsh Government
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Love From Rosie 

Rural Development - Bridgend County Borough Council
Leanne Edwards and Debra Jones started their company ‘Love From Rosie’ nearly two years ago. Both of the two friends have a background in web design and marketing. They set up their on-line trading company, which operates from their homes, to sell... read more
 
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  10/04/2015   Categories: Reach Rural Development Welsh Government
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Sony UK Tec - Centre Of Rural Enterprise 

Rural Development - Bridgend County Borough Council
Sony UK Technology Centre (Sony UK TEC) Pencoed is home to the first Centre of Rural Enterprise in Bridgend County Borough. Providing small scale, supported business space for micro enterprises, the Centre officially opened in September 2013.
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  10/04/2015   Categories: Reach Rural Development Welsh Government
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Equinol Equine Assisted Therapy 

Rural Development - Bridgend County Borough Council
Equine Psychotherapy is still a very new concept, albeit one that is increasing in popularity. In order to explore the feasibility of support for this new area of therapy and ensure that it becomes a credible source of counselling, Oliver Edwards of ... read more
 
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  10/04/2015   Categories: Reach Rural Development Welsh Government
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Mobile Tourist Information Centre (TIC) 

Rural Development - Bridgend County Borough Council
The tourism industry is extremely important to Bridgend County Borough, generating over £268 million annually, with over 3.5 million visitors and employing approximately 4,197 people. The Tourism Department for the Borough identified the need for a... read more
 
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  10/04/2015   Categories: Reach Rural Development Welsh Government
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Merthyr Mawr Paths & Walls 

Rural Development - Bridgend County Borough Council
The Merthyr Mawr path, located between the rivers Ewenny and Ogmore, links the suspension bridge in Merthyr Mawr with the stepping stones crossing the Ewenny River, to land below Ogmore Castle. The path is used extensively by walkers and horse... read more
 
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  10/04/2015   Categories: Reach Rural Development Welsh Government
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Our Welsh Caravan & Camping 

Rural Development - Bridgend County Borough Council
A new 60 pitch caravan and camping park ‘Our Welsh Caravan & Camping’ wanted to install and trial an environmentally friendly compost heating system on their site. Developed by the Edwards family of Hendre Ifan Goch Farm, Blackmill, Bridgend, the... read more
 
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  10/04/2015   Categories: Reach Rural Development Welsh Government
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Prince of Wales Inn Kenfig 

Rural Development - Bridgend County Borough Council
Gareth Maund, Landlord of the Prince of Wales Inn, Kenfig contacted reach Rural Development Team for support to take his project idea forward, to capture and preserve the extraordinary story the inn. Dating back to the 16th century, the pub has been ... read more
 
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  10/04/2015   Categories: Reach Rural Development Welsh Government
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