WELSH Conservative councillors in Bridgend, backed by Regional AM Suzy Davies, are calling for action after discovering that more than a hundred elderly and disabled people are waiting to be assessed before they can get help with their rubbish and recycling collections.

BRIDGEND County Borough Council is locked into a lease on the town’s market hall lasting another 54 years with no break clauses.

CARERS week was marked in Bridgend by a special event organised by Bridgend Carers Centre which brought together a number of organisations able to offer help and advice.

REGIONAL AM Suzy Davies has backed the Bridgend County Borough Council’s Welsh Conservative group’s call for scrutiny of the way in which the new refuse and recycling contract is being operated.

RESEARCH by Welsh Conservatives has revealed that Labour-controlled Bridgend County Borough Council employs almost 350 people on zero-hours contracts.