Author: The Bangor Aye

Local artists utilise retail unit for studio & exhibition space

Four local artists are utilising a retail unit in Bangor’s Deiniol Centre as a studio & exhibition space. ‘Stiwdio 9’ was created in March 2019 by four local artists driven by their need for an affordable space to work and exhibit their art. Noticing the number of empty retail units in Bangor, the team approached landlords and by luck and perseverance secured Unit 9 in the Deiniol Shopping Centre for a six week pop-up exhibition and open studio launched on 7th April 2019 – Stiwdio 9 was born. Featuring diverse artwork by the four founding members, Cathy Dale –...

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Police make Drink and Drug drive arrests over the Easter weekend

North Wales Police made seventeen drink and drug drive arrests between Good Friday and Easter Monday, including an arrest in Bangor. On Friday evening at around 7:15pm police were called to a report of a serious collision on a caravan park in Dulas on Anglesey whereby sadly a 20-month-old child was airlifted to hospital after being involved in a collision with a car. The driver, a 44-year-old woman from the Derbyshire area, was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and driving under the influence of drugs after testing positive for cocaine. She has since been released under investigation whilst...

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Armed Police respond to robbery at the Deiniol Centre in Bangor

Armed police officers have responded to an incident in the Deiniol Centre in Bangor this afternoon – at the Shoe Zone store in the shopping centre.   Police responded to the incident which occurred at approx 2.30pm – a man entered the store and threatened staff before making off with an undisclosed amount of cash – the suspect is believed to be still at large. Police said that the shop assistant targeted has been left shocked by the incident but thankfully wasn’t injured. The man is described as being in his mid-20s, with short brown hair. He was wearing...

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North Wales Police appeal to find Mathew Thomas

North Wales Police have launched an appeal to find Mathew Thomas, 34, who has been missing from the Llangefni area of Anglesey since this morning, Monday, 22 April.     Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the safety and welfare of Mathew and have asked that anyone who has seen him or has any information of his whereabouts to contact them by calling 101 Ref :...

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2-2 Draw sees Bangor finish 4th in the Cymru Alliance

Bangor City signed off the 2018-19 season with a draw at Llanrhaeadr to lift themselves above Rhyl in the final Cymru Alliance table. Or rather Bangor drew at Llansantffraid, on what was for both teams a difficult dry bumpy pitch on a boiling April afternoon. Given the recent dry sunny weather this was hardly surprising. Llanrhaeadr started on the front foot with a couple of corners at the Social Club End and it was no surprise when they went ahead on nineteen minutes. But the goal surprised everyone as player manager Marc Griffiths gathered the ball on the left,...

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