Author: The Bangor Aye

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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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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