Author: The Bangor Aye

Group from Bangor Cathedral visit nursery schools in Uganda

On Sunday 8th October, a group from the Diocese of Bangor departed for Lira in Northern Uganda, where they visited the Good Hope nursery schools, which are supported by people from the Churches. Charles and Helen Owens (Bro Dwynwen) were joined by Canons Kath Rogers and Emlyn Williams as well as Canon Robert and Kath Townsend, from Bangor Cathedral. The group then visited the nursery schools in Omot, Lira, Banglada Landings and Kayoga Fishing Village. They also be took part in worship in churches around Lira on Sunday 15 October and met with friends, old and new, in the...

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Rittenberg Double Returns Bangor City to Winning Ways

Bangor City returned to winning ways at Newtown after a dismal run of results in October. City, who had lost four from their last five Welsh Premier games, secured a much needed 2-1 win. Connor Roberts was again dropped to the bench in favour of Matthew Hall in goal for the Citizens, who also gave a first team debut to academy graduate Guto Williams, who was included in the starting line up for Bangor, with Tom Kennedy also replacing Damien Allen in midfield. Danny Holmes, who was designated as captain for the afternoon, was substituted after just 13’ following...

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School safety fears as traffic count clocks 2,000 cars on Caernarfon Road in one hour

A traffic survey carried out by Gwynedd Council on Caernarfon Road in Bangor, as part of a safety assessment for children crossing the road to attend school, has recorded over 2,000 cars on the road in just one hour. Two traffic counts were undertaken, near Ysgol Glanadda, one on a Wednesday afternoon between 2.45pm-3.45pm and the other on a Thursday morning between 8am-9am, with the morning assessment recording over 2,000 cars. Safety improvements Safety improvements near Our Lady’s School on Caernarfon Road, have already taken place, including improved lighting under the Railway bridge and school signs with flashing amber...

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Travellers have left Kyffin Square Car Park in Bangor

Travellers who were staying in the Kyffin Square Car Park in Bangor, have now left the site. Approximately 10 caravans with cars and vans arrived in the Gwynedd council owned car park last weekend. No caravans were seen in the area this evening, although a large amount of rubbish has been left in various places around the car park, which is yet to be cleared....

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Critically acclaimed Holocaust film ‘Destination Unknown’ to be shown free at Pontio

Pontio, in Bangor, will be showing a Free screening of local producer Llion Roberts’ critically acclaimed Holocaust documentary on 15th November, called ‘Destination Unknown’ (12A), as part of Into Film’s world’s biggest youth film festival across Wales and the UK between 8th and 24th November. The Film Twelve survivors, twelve families torn apart by the Holocaust, twelve people striving to build a new future after the war. Blending unique and intimate testimony with immersive archive, ‘Destination Unknown’ unveils the human stories underlying the events of the Holocaust. These include one of the few escapees from the terror of Treblinka,...

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