Two Bangor schools to close and new one to be built

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Two schools will be closed and replaced with a new one as part of a £12.7m plan to tackle overcrowding.

Gwynedd Council cabinet members voted unanimously in favour of plans to shut Ysgol Babanod Coedmawr and Ysgol Glanadda in Bangor by 31 August 2020.

A replacement school will be built close to the site of Ysgol y Garnedd, doubling its current capacity to 420.

One governor told a review that Ysgol y Garnedd pupils were currently packed in "like sardines".

Cabinet member for education, Gareth Thomas, said the plan would ensure children…

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