Author: The Bangor Aye

Bangor’s Deiniol Centre up for sale by auction

The Deiniol Shopping Centre in Bangor is up for sale and will be auctioned next month, with interest from local and national firms. The Shopping Centre on Bangor High Street, comprises 27 shop units which link to a 123 space car park. Tenants include Specsavers, Vodafone, Iceland, EE, Card Factory and Carphone Warehouse. The 52,000 sq ft site is on the market with commercial agents Allsop at a guide price of £300,000, but the agents hope the selling price will be higher. There are more than 20 firms currently trading in the shopping centre and the current total gross...

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Police involved in 20 mile pursuit after fail to stop in Bangor

North Wales Police traffic officers were involved in a 20 mile pursuit from Bangor to Llandudno, after a car failed to stop.     Traffic officers eventually managed to stop the vehicle in Llandudno, with the help of officers from the Cheshire and North Wales Armed Policing Unit. A large quantity of class A and class B drugs were found in the car and the driver, who had no licence or insurance, also tested positive for cocaine. Police then found the two men in the vehicle were are also wanted by Greater Manchester Police. Two men remain in custody....

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Reprieve for Bangor City as FAW Disciplinary hearing adjourned

Bangor City have a temporary reprieve on their 42-point deduction from the Football Association of Wales (FAW) after they presented new evidence at an appeals meeting on Tuesday 18 June. The points deduction relates to the 2018/19 season for allegedly breaking FAW rules, which would have meant that despite finishing 4th in the Huws Gray Alliance last season, Bangor would finish bottom of the league and would be relegated to the Welsh Alliance, the 3rd Tier of Welsh Football. The Disciplinary Panel of the FAW imposed the penalty on City for the alleged breach of rules, which included allegedly...

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New Bat Report could give Ysbyty Minffordd demolition go-ahead

An application to demolish all the buildings on the former Ysbyty Minffordd Hospital site has been resubmitted after a new Bat Report approved the demolition. Previous plans to demolish the buildings were put on hold earlier this year after concerns that bats could be nesting or hibernating in the derelict buildings. Bats Natural Resources Wales (NRW) said they had ‘significant concerns’ about the plans and advised that a further report be carried out to demonstrate that the proposed demolition would not harm or disturb bats or their breeding sites and resting places at the site. NRW reiterated the requirement...

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Hollywood DJ Amanda Darling to make UK debut in Bangor

Elevate UK continue their 20th Birthday celebrations on Saturday 29th June with special guest DJ Amanda Darling at the Fat Cat Basement in Bangor North Wales. Amanda is resident DJ at Avalon Nightclub in Hollywood USA, and will be making her UK debut for Elevate on the first leg of her European tour. The tour includes Ireland, Scotland, England, as well as s visit to Glastonbury, Germany, and Tomorrowland in Belgium. Driven by her passionate devotion to music Amanda Darling has risen to become a strong force in the Los Angeles Underground scene. Having performed at Exchange LA, Dim...

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