Author: The Bangor Aye

Bangor Man Admits Manslaughter of Henry Esin

A Bangor man has admitted killing someone with a single punch outside a Peep nightclub in the early hours of April 1st this year. Kieran Roberts, 26, denied murder but admitted the manslaughter of Eskinumo Ayabowei, who died in hospital on 2nd April. Mold Crown Court heard father-of-two Mr Ayabowei, 27, died in hospital after being attacked outside Peep nightclub in Bangor. Roberts, of Maesgeirchen, was remanded in custody and will be sentenced on 2nd October at Caernarfon Crown Court. In a statement, Mr Ayabowei’s wife said: “On 1st April this year I lost my beloved husband and our...

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Welsh Guards Parade Through Bangor

The Welsh Guards paraded through Bangor today, marching through the streets of the city, watched by hundreds of onlookers. At 12.10pm the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards, presented arms at the Bangor War Memorial and were supported with music from the Regimental Band. They were welcomed to the city by the Mayor of Bangor, the Lord Lieutenant of Gwynedd and other guests. The Mayor met the Officer Commanding the Regiment and then formally inspected the Parade. At 12.20 the Parade stepped off from the War Memorial, marching past the Cathedral and turned down the City’s High Street. At the clock...

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Hate Oysters? Try Them Cooked

As part of the 7th International Oyster Symposium which is taking place between the 11th and 14th September 2017 at Bangor University, a Special event is taking place – A celebration of the cooked oyster, which will take place at Château Rhianfa on Anglesey. In many parts of the world the tradition is to enjoy oysters raw, whilst this is of course delicious it’s not for everyone, so as part of the conference there will be a special culinary event in which delegates can enjoy a range of cooked oysters with a view to encouraging the development of new...

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Can Seafood Reverse Mental Health Problems

A public lecture will take place at the 7th International Oyster Symposium which is being hosted by Bangor University. Professor Michael Crawford will be speaking on Tuesday 12th September at the Pontio Arts and Innovation Centre, in Bangor, Gwynedd, UK and Professor Crawford’s presentation is titled “The role of sea foods in reversing the global crisis in mental ill-health”. Prof. Crawford, of the Imperial College London, is an internationally renowned researcher in nutrition and brain development, and has warned of the dangers of decreased seafood consumption in relation to declining mental health. The message from Professor Crawford is to...

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Do You Feel Safe in Bangor?

Gwynedd Council have launched a new consultation to find out whether you feel safe where you live. The Gwynedd and Anglesey Community Safety Partnership are asking residents to fill in an online questionnaire for your opinions relating to ‘crime and disorder’ within your community. The partnership is a multi agency statutory partnership, which brings together various organisations including Local Authorities (Gwynedd and Anglesey), North Wales Police, North Wales Fire and Rescue, Wales Probation Service, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and other voluntary agencies. Their aim is to make Gwynedd and Anglesey a safer place to live, work and visit....

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