Author: The Bangor Aye

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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Car fire at The Range in Bangor

Fire services attended a car fire outside The Range on Caernarfon Road in Bangor this afternoon. Flames were seen coming out the front of a red Astra in the car park at 3.30pm and smoke also billowed across Caernarfon Road. The fire was contained and extinguished by the fire service at the scene, which was believed to be in the engine of the vehicle. Police and paramedics also attended the incident but there were no reports of any injuries. The cause of the fire is not yet known. Photo courtesy @WeAreAnglesey...

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North Wales Police appeal after man assaulted in Bangor

North Wales Police are investigating after a man was assaulted in Bangor and sustained a serious injury to his hand, during the early hours of 21st October 2017. Sgt James Tyler said; “Between 00.00hrs and 00.45hrs Saturday 21st October, a male was assaulted during a disturbance on the junction between Garth Road and Dean Street, Bangor, resulting in a serious injury to his hand. “At this time the investigation is progressing, but we would like anyone with further information to contact the police. A specific request is made to anyone who may have passed the location around that time...

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