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Fire crews dealing with gorse fire on Bangor Mountain

Fire overlooking Bangor high street tonight. Credit: Tudur Evans

Firefighters are currently at the scene of a gorse fire on Bangor mountain this evening.

There are no casualties reported, pictures on social media show the side of the hill alight.

North Wales Fire service say officers are having to attend on foot due to the remote location.

Gorse fire on Bangor mountain. Credit: Jen Phillips
North Wales Fire Service are currently at the scene. Credit: Tudur Evans

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Appeal for missing teen last seen shopping in Bangor

Police are appealing for help tracing a 15 year-old who was last seen shopping on Bangor High Street.

Credit: North Wales Police

North Wales Police says Moray Peacock-Howie from the Dolgellau area has not been seen since about 5.15pm on Monday 12th October.

Moray is 5’10 and slim. When last seen he was wearing a khaki coloured green Parka coat with a white fur hood, a white Tee shirt, dark blue Nike tracksuit bottoms and dark blue Nike trainers. He also wore a black beanie hat with a red ‘NIKE’ logo.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 and quote Missing Person Ref 14140.

Police appeal after 'indecent' incident on footpath

Police are appealing for information after a man "behaved in an indecent manner" and followed a woman along a footpath.

Police say they want to eliminate this man from their enquiries. Credit: North Wales Police

North Wales Police say the incident happened in Bangor between 3pm and 4pm on Monday 7th September.

A 20-year-old woman was followed as she walked along the path from the High Street towards Hendrewen Road.

The man is described as being white, around 5’8” tall, aged in his mid-50s to mid-60s and had a tanned and wrinkled complexion.

We are particularly keen to identify the male in the photograph. He was seen in the area not long after the incident and we would like to be able to speak to him to eliminate him from our enquiries.

– Inspector Brian Kearney

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.

Fake £10 notes warning for North Wales

North Wales Police is asking traders to be vigilant following reports of counterfeit £10 Scottish Notes in circulation.

A current Scottish £10 note. Credit: scotbanks.org.uk

Officers say say the dud notes have been used in the Bangor area.

The advice comes following a couple of incidents during the past week where shops have reported the fake £10 notes being in circulation.

Anyone who is offered a forged note is urged to contact police on 101

Missing woman: police appeal

Police say they are "concerned" about a woman who has been missing for three weeks. They are appealing for help finding her.

Marilyn Smith was last seen in Bangor three weeks ago Credit: NWP

Marilyn Smith, 56, was last seen in Bangor on Tuesday, July 28. She is described as Afro-Caribbean with black hair.

Initially we believed that she may have booked into a B&B in the area, however our enquires carried out so far have failed to find her. I would urge anybody who may have information to contact us. Equally I am appealing for Marilyn to make contact with us to let us know she is safe and well.

– Pc Joanna Clark, Bangor Police

Anybody who may have seen Marilyn can contact North Wales Police on 101 quoting reference number 13668.

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