Cardiff Local Development Plan and The May Festival

Festival 2014

The Alternative Sites stage of the LDP consultation closed at midnight April 4. R&MCC and the NW Cardiff Group responses are on this page. R&MCC's latest statement on the LDP can be seen here.

Let us also tell you about the R&M May Festival, which runs from 3 to 18 May, and is almost upon us. Festival Programmes have been distributed in Radyr Chain, but full details (including a Welsh version) are available here. Book your tickets now.


Dan y Bryn Cheshire Home

New appointments at Dan y Bryn Cheshire Home. Click here for news

NatWest Announcement

Nat West have announced the closure of the Station Road branch on the 31st July 2014

New Bus Routes

County Councillor Rod McKerlich provides some information on the impending changes to local bus routes. (See also Soapbox comment)

Radyr Youth Centre

Cardiff County Council have threatened to withdraw the youth services to Radyr.

Taff Trail

The Taff Trail footpath is to be diverted whilst work is carried out on the new hydro electric scheme at Radyr Weir.

Police Commissioner

Alun Michael, the South Wales Police Commissioner spoke of his plans for 2014 at Tongwynlais International Hotel on 13th February.

Presentation to LATCH

Our two primary schools presented cheques to LATCH, this year's Festival Charity totalling £1325 from their Christmas concerts.


  • Waste & Recycling Collection

    Tuesday 22 April - Black Bins

    Monday 28 April - Green bins

    Black and green bins are emptied in alternate weeks. Food waste caddy and green recycling sacks are collected every week.

    For more information about household recycling and waste, click here.

  • Festival Photographic Competition

    All welcome to enter mounted prints 10"x 8" for display on the 3rd May. Entries to Trevor Fox on 22216743 by Saturday 26th April.

  • French Conversation

    A new class is starting at Radyr Golf Club on Monday evenings from 7-9pm. Ten weeks from 28 April. Details from Cath Lawson 07951962317

  • European Parliamentary Elections May 22

    For information on the May 22 elections, click here or call 0800 3 280 280. The voter registration deadline is May 6.

  • Guide to the website

    Some people have told us that they would like some more information on what is where on this site, so we have written a short guide. You can access it from here or from one of the buttons on the right hand side. Let us know what you think.

  • Theft of Specimen trees

    A number of potted trees decorating front gardens have been stolen over night. Residents are warned to keep an eye out for the "Bay tree thief"

  • Fun Run Sunday 11th May - 10.30am

    Volunteers are required to man junctions for the Festival Fun Run. If you are able to assist please contact Stephanie Christian.

  • Radyr Library

    To all organisations - Book your exhibition in Radyr Library for Saturday mornings. Contact Caroline on 20780996

  • Dance and Drama Groups

    There are a number of groups meeting in the village at regular intervals providing dance and drama activities. These include: OCR: Dance Angels, Helen OGrady Drama, Shine Creative Arts and Latchkey after School Club.

    Morganstown Village provides ballet and tap dancing and latin dance classes.

    Contact addresses can be found on the directory page of this website.

  • Imaging 2000 Photo Club - Flickr

    The Club has joined the Flickr site with a display of photos:- click on this link or go to the Imaging 2000. There are lots more photos of events, Festivals, shows and concerts in the GALLERY.

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Coming Events 

  • Radyr Woods working party

    26 Apr 2014, 9:00 AM

    meet in Taff Terrace car park (weather permitting.)

    • Radyr and Morganstown Local History Society

      1 May 2014, 10:30 AM

      A day time visit to the NEWPORT SHIP. Cost £2.

      For more details contact Allan Cook on 20843176 or

      All are welcome

      • NEW Children's Book Group at Radyr Library

        2 May 2014, 5:30 PM

        Come along to our new monthly children's book group, for children aged 7/8+, this month we will be discussing books we like to read. Squash and biscuits provided :) Contact the library for more information 029 20780996

        • Festival Parade and Fete

          3 May 2014, 12:00 PM

          Old Church Rooms Gardens and Park Road. Free entry.

          Come and enjoy the Fete (to be opened by Peter Karrie of Phantom of the Opera fame).

          Enjoy the stalls, music, displays, competitions, games, bouncy castle, bar & BBQ, and more. Bring the family. Come and have lunch. Contact Nick Hawkins, 2084 2561 for further details or if you would like to have a stall.

          • Festival Walk

            4 May 2014, 2:30 PM

            Meet at the entrance to Radyr Station for the walk.

            A look at the growth of Central Radyr. We'll look at the growth of Central Radyr and the influence of the TVR. We'll walk through Radyr Woods, visit Christ Church and look at some other interesting buildings you've probably never noticed. An easy walk. Free. Contact Allan Cook, 2084 3176, for further details.

            • Family Fun Church (New Venue)

              4 May 2014, 4:00 PM

              Children of all ages, with accompanying adult(s), are invited to join us in our new venture: FAMILY FUN CHURCH.

              Every first Sunday afternoon of the month for fun, craft, Bible story and song, plus refreshments.

              From 4pm to 5.15pm at Christchurch URC/ Methodist Church, Pwllmelin Road, Fairwater

              • Open Day Morganstown Motte

                5 May 2014, 10:30 AM

                Come and see what is happening in this corner of the Mound field (rear of Pugh's Garden Village) .10.30am-1.00pm. Free. Contact Allan Cook, 2084 3176, for further details.

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