Author: The Bangor Aye

Cricket: Bangor Crowned Champions!

Bangor Cricket Club have won the North Wales Premier League with one game to spare. Having set the pace for most of the season, Bangor needed to beat St.Asaph to avoid a final day showdown with last year’s champions and local rivals Menai Bridge next week. The game at Bangor’s Ty Newydd ground was reduced to 25 overs per team because of rain. With Bangor winning the toss and electing to field, St.Asaph set about their task, Nathanael Scott top scoring with 52 for the visitors. St.Asaph reached 120-8 from their allotted overs, leaving Bangor an achievable but by...

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Welsh Premier League: Bangor City 1-0 Carmarthen Town

A goal from a second-half Laurence Wilson free kick was enough to earn Bangor City all three points against a dogged Carmarthen Town. Despite Carmarthen’s poor start to the season, sitting bottom of the Welsh Premier and yet to win any points, this wasn’t going to be any easy game, most Bangor fans knew what to expect from Mark Aizlewood’s side, they weren’t to be disappointed. Carmarthen are always a very physical team and today was no different, the main positive to be taken from the game was that in previous seasons this is a game that Bangor could...

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New Visiting Hours at Ysbyty Gwynedd

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board have announced a new opening visiting times policy which removes the previous restricted Ysbyty Gwynedd Visiting Hours, offering increased flexibility for the families, friends and carers of patients on many wards. The new policy, which is already in place, applies to all general wards across the Health Board, including Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Glan Clwyd Hospital and Ysbyty Gwynedd. The policy means that scheduled visiting are no longer in place on general wards, with the aim of encouraging families and carers to feel more involved in patients’ care. Open visiting allows visitors to see a...

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Greenwoods Menswear Goes Into Administration

Greenwoods Menswear & Suit Hire, which was founded in 1860, has gone into administration. The company, which has its headquarters in Bradford, has 63 stores across the UK, including a store in Bangor. Administrators Deloitte said they were “assessing options” and no redundancies had been confirmed. It will continue to trade for the immediate future, a spokesman said. Adrian Berry, administrator, said options included the sale of the business. He added: “No redundancies are being announced at this stage and we are grateful to the employees for their support at this difficult time. This is a challenging time for...

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Video Wall Enhances Bangor University Ocean Sciences Marine Centre

A Nine-Screen Samsung Video Wall is providing a window into student life and academic research at the School of Ocean Sciences, Bangor University. The three by three Samsung Video Wall situated at the main entrance to the University’s Marine Centre Wales supports student recruitment, provides a showcase for research and acts as a notice board for activity and upcoming events. Opened by the Prince of Wales in July 2016, Bangor University’s Marine Centre Wales provides a home for the Centre for Applied Marine Sciences as well as a collaborative space for researchers, commercial operators and agencies in the Welsh...

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