Bridgend

Bridgend
Manufacturing
South Wales

Sony UK TEC searching for 10 engineers to join industry-leading team

Leading Welsh manufacturer Sony UK Technology Centre is launching a nationwide search for engineering experts “to work at the forefront of cutting-edge innovation”. The Pencoed factory, which produces thousands of HD broadcast cameras for worldwide distribution, is searching for engineers of all skill levels to join its specialist engineering department from this year. The factory, […]

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Art
Bridgend
News

Retired art teacher works with local council to improve Cornelly bus shelter

Retired art teacher, Helen Kavanagh, noticed some graffiti on her local bus shelter and wondered if she could come up with a creative solution to tackle the problem. Helen approached Cornelly Community Council to ask if she could replace the most prominent panel with artwork featuring the nearby Kenfig Pool – councillors were delighted and […]

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Bridgend
News
Port Talbot
Property
Travel

Afan Valley Adventure Resort to boast luxury 'themed' holiday properties

With two thirds of holidaymakers now preferring a UK based holiday, property investment specialist, Select Portfolio, has launched a number of stylish ‘themed’ super lodges for sale at Afan Valley Adventure Resort, which is set to become Wales’ most coveted holiday address. Assuring investors ten per cent net assured returns for the first five years, eight per […]

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Bridgend
Construction
Education
Housing
News
South Wales

Lovell and Hafod help green-fingered Heronsbridge students grow in confidence

Homes developer Lovell and housing, support and care provider Hafod have joined forces to help students at Heronsbridge School in Bridgend launch a new social enterprise business growing and selling vegetables, herbs and flowers. The organisations have presented students at the special school, which caters for a wide range of learning needs, with a brand-new […]

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Bridgend
Kenfig
South Wales

£1.5 million refurbishment to free up 96,000 sq ft industrial unit in South Wales

A £1.5 million refurbishment which is to go ahead at the South Wales Distribution Centre (SWDC) at Kenfig Industrial Estate between Cardiff and Swansea is set to ease the growing shortage of available industrial stock in south Wales. The 96,000 sq ft Zone 3 industrial unit is being completely refurbished by new owners M7 Real […]

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Bridgend
Manufacturing
South Wales
Tech

Manufacturing soars to over six million products annually at Sony UK TEC

Manufacturing output at leading Welsh facility Sony UK Technology Centre (UK TEC) has soared to over six million products annually according to the latest statistics. As the business celebrates the 25th anniversary of its Pencoed-based factory, it has reported that the number of innovative products it manufactures has leapt from 20,000 units in 2005/06 to […]

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Bridgend
Charity
News
Sport
Tech

Welsh sport stars tee off for Sony UK TEC’s 25th anniversary golf day

Welsh sports stars Ieuan Evans and John Devereux are among the famous faces who have tee’d off for a charity golf tournament celebrating Sony UK Technology Centre’s 25th anniversary. Former Welsh rugby captain and International Rugby Hall of Famer Evans and former dual-code rugby league and Welsh international union player Devereux, were joined by Golf […]

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Brexit
Bridgend
Cardiff
Manufacturing
Newport
South Wales
Transport

Thinking about relocating your production machinery to or from the EU? Get moving fast!

Colin Watkins from Welsh factory relocation and machinery moving expert Trojan-Mek explains why no-deal Brexit could create huge challenges for UK manufacturers  Trojan-Mek have been involved in factory relocations, heavy transport and machine moving, a specialist field of logistics and transport, for 15 years.  There’s little we don’t know about moving or relocating complex machinery, or even relocating […]

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Wat Cosmetics false eyelashes
Beauty
Bridgend
Cardiff
News
Start-Ups

Bridgend makeup artist goes to great lengths to launch new false eyelash business

A 22-year-old student from Bridgend has launched her own cosmetics business with a range of six false eyelash products, which have won fans, including star of The Only Way is Essex Gemma Collins, for their durability. Mollie Watkins launched Wat Cosmetics to pursue her passion for makeup artistry after becoming frustrated with the quality of […]

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Principality Building Society Maesteg branch
Banking
Bridgend
Finance
Maesteg/Caerau
South Wales

Principality Building Society celebrates 50 years in Maesteg

Wales’ largest building society is celebrating 50 years of serving the local community in Maesteg from its branch in the town centre. Principality Building Society first opened its doors on Commercial Street on September 29, 1968 – the year in which ‘Hey Jude’ was first played on the radio and the Royal Mint moved to […]

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