SUPPORTING OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY

SPONSORSHIP, CHARITY EVENTS AND FUNDRAISING

The Best Western Heronston Hotel & Spa supports a range of local organisations and charities each year through various activities.

SPONSORSHIP

Each year we sponsor Bridgend Ravens RFC (who  previously won the Swalec Cup!!), Dowlais Junior Rugby Team, The Bridgend County Civic Charity Appeals Standing Committee & The Mayor of the County Borough of Bridgend with their Evening of Musical Splendour, The Lions Club of Bridgend with their Charity Swim Gala, Bridgend Male Choir and Barnardo's Cymru with their Annual Concerts and Team Full Gas with their cycling kit to take part in Charity Cycle Races.

HOSTING OF EVENTS

Each year we host a range of Charity Events for the Bridgend County Civic Charity Appeals Standing Committee & The Mayor of the County Borough of Bridgend to support their chosen charities. This year's chosen charities are Mental Health Matters Wales, Guy Chappell Cardio-Respiratory Investigation Unit at The Princess of Wales Hospital, The Bridge Mentoring Plus Scheme and Ysgol Bryn Castell.

We also host the Bridge FM Local Hero Awards each year and Charity Coffee Mornings organised by the Bridgend Branch of Parkinson's UK and the Bridgend Barnardo's Helper Group.

FUNDRAISING

Each year we organise Wedding Fayres at the hotel and the Exhibitor contributions are all donated to Enfys Llaw Y Bont Children's Charity. Last year we raised £2875 and we recently presented the cheque to Mari Major MBE Secretary & Organiser/Co-ordinator.

Last year we organised an Easter Raffle with all proceeds donated to the Children's Ward at the Princess of Wales Hospital.

We also have Charity boxes in our reception area collecting for Help For Heroes, McMillan Cancer Support and the Best Western Charitable Trust. We have also supported Dogs Trust Bridgend with their Fun Day raffle.

LOCAL ORGANISATIONS

We are used as the host hotel on a regular basis by Bridgend Soroptimists, the Catanians Association and Bridgend Rotary Club who also visit us at Christmas with their "Singing Santas" and base their "Christmas Sleigh" at the hotel.

The Welsh Blood Service also use the hotel monthly as a donation centre.

Swalec Cup