Author: The Bangor Aye

Air Ambulance Lands at Bangor Cathedral

North Wales Air Ambulance landed in the grounds of Bangor cathedral this morning, in response to a medical emergency on Bangor High Street. It is understood that a gentleman had collapsed outside the Feral Cat Cafe Bar, next to Poundstretcher, two ambulances also attended the scene at 9.45am this morning. A spokesperson from Bangor Cathedral said: “The Wales Air Ambulance landed on the grass outside the Cathedral in order to help a victim who suffered a heart attack whilst shopping on the High Street. Please do pray for that person’s recovery, and please do support the work of the...

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‘Open Doors’ At Bangor University

Bangor University will hold and ’Open Doors’ event this Saturday, 16th September, when archives and collections will be open to the public. There will be an opportunity to visit the University’s Natural History Museum, at the Brambell Building (opposite Asda), the collections are not usually open to the public and this is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the animals on display and to ask questions to the experts who will be available on the day. The Natural History Museum will be open to the public between 11.00am and 3.00pm, this is a free event and there is...

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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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