About the Area
The area I live is very central, 15 minutes from the coast, 30 minutes from Cardiff and Swansea which is great for shopping and only 30 minutes from the Rhondda Valley.
Bridgend if twinning with Langenau in Germany and Villenave-dOrnon in France.
Wales is well known for its Rugby Union, this is the most popular sport played along with football. Swansea City and Cardiff City being the biggest teams.
A few famous people born in Bridgend are: David Emanuel (Fashion Designer), Gavin Henson (Rugby), Huw Edwards (BBEC Newsreader) and William Morgan (Inventor of the X-Ray process).