Author: The Bangor Aye

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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New Plans For Former Jewson Site

New plans have been submitted to Gwynedd Council for the development of 77 apartments in 4 buildings, at the former Jewson Ltd Penlon Works in Bangor. The site, at the lower end of the High Street, would also include the construction of a new vehicular access with the provision of internal roads and car parking areas and associated facilities. Previous planning applications for the site, from Hughes Brothers Limited of Llangefni, for 161 student flats were rejected in 2011, after strong opposition from Bangor City Council and residents who staged protests and sent letters and emails of objection, the...

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Bangor Cathedral Damage Revealed

More pictures have been released of the damage caused by vandals during a break in at Bangor Cathedral, on Friday 18th August 2017. The Cathedral remained closed for several days following the attack and a fund raising page has now been set up after the extent and cost of the repairs has become clear.   A community concert was held on Monday when local musicians performed to raise funds towards both repairing the damage caused and also the commissioning of an art-work to commemorate this generation’s strong links with the Cathedral and Bangor’s community spirit. The costs of the...

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