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  • proper n. A town in the south of Wales


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  • It's set in Bridgend, the Welsh market town that made the headlines recently when a number of local teenagers took their own lives.

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  • Part of the rehearsal process has also been spent out on location in Bridgend, which is where Gary Owen's drama is set.

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  • One company that specialises in harvesting sterile maggots is Zoobiotics, who just happen to be based in Bridgend which is also that seat of the MP or tabled the motion represents.

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  • The people of Bridgend, which is within the boundaries of south Wales west probably have more in common with the people of Pontypridd than they do with the people of Swansea, so lets not use the silly argument about people’s place of birth.

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  • Wales is world famous for its male voice choirs and south Wales is home to one of the finest in the shape of the Bridgend Choir.

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  • Jonathan Reynolds was a 15-year-old boy from Bridgend in South Wales who was accused -- accurately or not, we'll never know -- of being gay.

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  • This football report on Welsh Football details the match between AFC Butetown and Bridgend Street – read it here.

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  • Various venuesWalking Festival, Bridgend, Sat to 9 OctStorytelling trails, archeological and ghost treks, water-zorbing, star-gazing and a treasure hunt.

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  • The emotions are too raw to do it alone, here in the hotel; he needs, he admits, to be surrounded by his parents and friends in Bridgend before he can attempt it.

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  • "People don't even think – they just say it automatically because it's been bred in them," he says, his vowels elongated by his soft, Bridgend drawl.

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