A MAN spotted driving around a pub car park was found to be more than three times the drink drive limit, a court heard. Andrew Allen, of Station Road in Bangor on Dee, appeared at Wrexham Magistrates Court on Tuesday. The 59-year-old admitted that on July 30 at the Plas Coch Public House in Wrexham, he drove a VW Polo after consuming so much alcohol that the proportion of it in his breath exceeded the prescribed limit.
Bangor man who assaulted his stepdad and nine-year-old stepbrother given probation order and community service
A Co Down man who assaulted his stepfather and stepbrother has avoided a prison sentence. Dylan Maxwell (22), of Skipperstone Road in Bangor, was given a year two-year probation order and must carry out 100 hours of community service. Maxwell had previously pleaded guilty to causing grievous bodily harm to his stepfather and common assault on his stepbrother.
An off-road bike has been seized in Bangor after reports of a male riding dangerously. The incident took place in the Maesgeirchen area over the weekend where the person was said to be riding around a residential area causing a nuisance and danger to local residents. It has led to a reminder from police that it is illegal to ride off-road bikes on public footpaths, and bridleways, common or council land such as beaches and parks.
A WOMAN from Bangor has been handed a curfew after she pleaded guilty to assaulting a policeman and exhibiting threatening behaviour. Emily Parry, 22, of School Lane, was accused of assaulting PC Williams on School Lane on December 23, 2021. She was also accused of using threatening or abusive words or behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress on the same day.
Plans are in for the site on Caernarfon Road Plans are in to turn a former Laura Ashley store and another unit into drive thru restaurants. The proposals have been lodged on behalf of John Williams Group Holdings Limited for Units 1 + 2 on Caernarfon Road in Bangor.
The new store opened its doors at the end of last year but it closed unexpectedly a few weeks ago KFC has explained why its new restaurant in Bangor has shut, despite being open less than a year. The fast-food chain replaced the Topps Tiles store on Caernarfon Road and opened its doors on December 23 last year.
BURGER King will be carrying out a recruitment day this week to find 20 crew members for its new restaurant in Bangor. The session will be held from 11am to 4pm on August 18 at the Management Suites of Menai Shopping Centre, with no pre-booking needed. The open day welcomes ambitious individuals, who are excited by the prospect of joining the Burger King team.
Rory Delargy and David Massey pick out the best bets for Monday's racing including one in the lucky last at Bangor-on-Dee. Racing betting tips: Monday August 15 1pt win The Defiant in 3.30 Lingfield at 7/1 (bet365) - minimum 13/2 0.5pts e.w. Just That Lord in 6.50 Windsor at 11/1 (Sky Bet 1/5 1,2,3,4)
TWO more wins could be enough to secure promotion for Denbigh. The North Wales Cricket League Division One leaders were once more at their best with a 10-wicket hammering of Bangor Seconds, which made it 17 wins from 17 matches this summer. Denbigh lead third-placed Hawarden Park by 46 points, so two more maximum points wins will be enough to make sure of promotion back to the Premier Division.
David Ord was among the winners both Saturday and Sunday - check out Matt Brocklebank's selections from around the tracks. Monday selections Fast Results BAREST OF MARGINS - 5.40 Bangor Mick Channon's BAREST OF MARGINS should be up to winning the Donald McCain 16yrs Champion Trainer Bangor-On-Dee Novices' Handicap Chase.
One of the reasons the stories are so fascinating is as well as the hoaxes experts believe there have been some real life incidents, not least in Wales Sightings of “big cats” across the UK are extremely common and always attract a lot of attention, but most reports are supported by either conjecture, a blurred photo or a shaky video of a garden cat from a distance.
This week’s films as at Pontio in Bangor include Dr. Who:Classic Movie Double Bill The Railway Children Return Critically acclaimed modern Welsh language horror film Gwledd (The Feast) (18) Special offer: £5 tickets for all 2pm showings Monday-Wednesday. Community events include Vertical Dance (Monday) and Free Kite making (Friday) and Kite Flying Festival (Saturday) in Solidarity with the people of Afghanistan
The historian Thomas Pakenham who will give the Lindy Dufferin lecture at this month’s Clandeboye Festival in memory of the marchioness. He talks to HARRY MOUNT about their late friend: (Scroll all the way down for information on the lecture; also for a link to further tributes to Lady Dufferin)
For better or worse, times have changed... The ‘80s were a very different time. From the hairdos and the get-up to the lack of child safety while playing outdoors, parts of the era now only exist in memory. We might be recycling certain aspects of the decade’s music and fashion trends today, with shows like Stranger Things giving the young-uns an appreciation for what their parents grew up with.
A 37-year-old man has been jailed for eight months after he admitted sexually assaulting a woman in her bedroom. Rafal Pawel Hajduga appeared at Downpatrick Crown Court where he was sentenced for two offences that were committed last January. Judge Geoffery Miller QC imposed a 16-month sentence, which was divided equally between licence and custody.
Bangor Priority Crime Team officers, supported by colleagues from the Armed Alliance and Dog Section, as well as Neighbourhood Tasking Team executed a warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act, in the Maesgeirchen area of Bangor this morning, Thursday 11 August. One person was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a Class B drug, and a quantity of Amphetamine was seized.
Police say they will step up patrols after antisocial behaviour from crowd of 600 young people at Crawfordsburn Country Park and on Bangor train
Police made two arrests following public disorder at Crawfordsburn Country Park yesterday evening. It comes as the Northern Ireland railways service from Bangor to Belfast was also the subject of antisocial behaviour. The PSNI said that officers who attended Crawfordsburn Country Park last night came under attack from young people who had gathered there.
VOLUNTEERS are being sought by the long-established Hope House Tŷ Gobaith store in Bangor city centre. Shop volunteers make an enormous contribution to the work that Hope House Tŷ Gobaith children’s hospices do in making sure no one faces the death of their child alone. Volunteers form the backbone of the organisation and are highly valued, as volunteering officer Diane Murr said: “We couldn’t keep our shops open without the support of our brilliant volunteers.
New partnership brings The Open University degree courses to SERC campuses New partnership brings The Open University degree courses to SERC campuses An exciting new partnership between South Eastern Regional College (SERC) and The Open University (OU) is enhancing the College’s Higher Education (HE) provision, adding four new foundation degrees and two degrees to the SERC HE offering.
Police have issued an appeal to find a missing woman who was last seen in Bangor. Margot, who comes from Surrey, has recently been staying in north Wales and has links to Anglesey and Bangor. She was last seen on Beach Road, Bangor at 11.15am this morning (Wednesday).