Free surfing sessions will be offered to around 300 in children in Wales to help with their mental health.
The Wave Project Cymru received £142,000 from the Big Lottery Fund in Wales for the community surf project.
It will now offer places to 300 young people over the next 3 years living anywhere between Newport and Swansea.
Each person will receive support from their own ‘surf mentor’
The Wave Project has developed an evidence-based programme which is proven to improve self esteem and wellbeing for young people.
By overcome the challenge of learning to surf, they will feel more confident and resilient about dealing with other challenges in their lives.
Wave Project Cymru has already been piloted in Porthcawl.
A man from Blackwood who was reported missing has been found.
43 year-old Steven Jones was last seen in Porthcawl on Saturday evening, and was reported missing to Gwent police on Monday 17th August.
Police say he has now been located safe and well.
Police are appealing for information on a 43-year-old man from Blackwood in Gwent who was last seen at the High Tide pub in Porthcawl on Saturday evening.
Gwent Police say Steven Jones is of medium build and approximately 5ft 7 tall. He has a tattoo of three stars on his neck and was last seen wearing stone wash jeans, red daps and a white t-shirt with a red Lonsdale logo on it.
Anyone with information relating to Steven's whereabouts is asked to call 101 quoting log 251 17/08/15.
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An 18-year-old man has been taken to hospital with injuries after a possible assault at the Trecco Bay caravan park in Porthcawl.
The incident was reported at around 8am on Sunday morning.
South Wales Police is asking anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the area overnight to contact them.
Organisers say a record 1,500 swimmers took a dip in the sea as part of Porthcawl's Christmas Morning Swim.
A further 3,000 spectators are estimated to have watched on.
The event is marking its 50th anniversary, and raises money for a number of local charities and organisations.
Huge crowds have turned out for the Porthcawl Christmas Morning Swim.
The event is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and raising money for local charities and projects.
More than 1,000 people are expected to brave the cold sea later, as Porthcawl Christmas Morning Swim marks its 50th anniversary.
Organisers are hoping for a record attendance, at what is now one of the UK's largest festive swims.
Swimmers are due to gather from 10.30am - before the official start at the top of the beach at 11.45am.
The event is raising money for a series of charities and local projects.
Jennie Griffiths from South Wales Fire and Rescue Service says that the large fire in Porthcawl involved around two acres of thick gorse which is well alight - and firefighting efforts are likely to continue for 24 hours.
Update porthcawl: fire involving 2acres of thick gorse well alight. Incident is deep seated + likely to be protracted for 24hrs
Update Porthcawl: Crews have also requested a JCB as this is a deep seated fire which will require digging out
Update Porthcawl: Crews have requested a welfare unit at scene they have been firefighting for 3hrs + require supply of drinking water