Radyr & Morganstown Festival
There are less than two weeks to go to the start of the Festival on 5th May. Copies of the 14-day Programme have been delivered with Radyr Chain and more copies are available in the local shops – or visit the Festival Website for full details. We are running a number of competitions; see here. If you know somewhere where more copies of the Programme could be displayed, please email the RMA. We are raising money for Alzheimer’s Society Cymru. If you could sell some prize draw tickets also email the RMA.
Waste and recycling collection
Monday 16 April: Black bins
Monday 23 April: Green bins
For more information about household recycling and waste, click here. Food waste caddies and green recycling sacks are collected every week. Cardboard and shredded paper should be placed in a separate green sack.
HGVs in Heol Isaf
Please see this statement from Plasdwr regarding the action they are taking to stop HGVs using Heol Isaf. To report the licence plate number of an HGV in Heol Isaf use email@example.com , giving the time and date spotted, the name on the vehicle and the location. They will check it against their list of expected vehicles on the Plasdwr site. To report the registration number of any CEMEX HGV which is driven through Radyr, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Radyr and Morganstown Lunch Club – Change of Venue
The Lunch Club for over 50s being run by the Radyr and Morganstown Community Council, working with Age Connects Cardiff, is moving its venue on 1st May from the Ty Nant pub to the Golf Club. For details see this poster. Help is still requierd with the operation.
“New” Local History publication
The ‘Reminiscences of the Rev William David‘ were first transcribed for publication by the Local History Society in 1997. They are fascinating account of the history of Radyr & Morganstown, written at the end of the 19th century. Now we have a digital version which you can download from this page.
New local resources
Copies of two local history resources are now available on this site: Wartime Memories (which is no longer available in print format) and two Local Walks (one relating to industrial heritage and the other to Roald Dahl).
A new fund for Youth Work in Radyr & Morganstown
Radyr and Morganstown Community Council has launched a new Youth Fund. The fund is offering grants of up to £1,000, during 2017/18, for organisations working with children and young people in Radyr and Morganstown. The Council hopes that organisations working with children and young people will find the fund of some assistance as they continue to develop their services and activities for children and young people. The fund is operated on a first come, first served basis, so early applications are encouraged. Should you require any further guidance with regard to the new Youth Fund please contact the Council’s Clerk on 029 2084 2213 or email@example.com“.
Meals on Wheels (Pryd ar Glud) are returning!
Meals on Wheels delivers hot, nutritious meals to customers across the city and people can now self-refer to the service or can be referred by family, friends, neighbours, or health or social care professionals. Customers that meet one of the following criteria can now receive the service:
- Having difficulty preparing a meal safely
- Liable to self-neglect or would eat an inappropriate diet without the service
- Unable to shop for food
- Have a mental or physical disability
- Needing support due to recovery from hospitalisation or illness; carer illness or holiday, or bereavement.
For details contact 029 2053 7080 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Integrated Transport Map consultation
Notes of a wide-ranging and detailed meeting which was held in the Old Church Rooms on 26 January are now available here.
The Alzheimer’s Society is looking for volunteers for their service called ‘Side by Side’ which helps people with dementia get out and about in their community. They particularly want volunteers in the R&M area. The next meeting is in Radyr Library at 10am on Saturday 7th October. If you can help, please review the details here, and contact Charlotte Powell on 02920 434 977 or email@example.com for more details.
A mobile bank is available every Thursday morning between 9.30am and 10.15pm at the Methodist Church car park
‘Child Rescue Alert’ – a community initiative
This partnership between police, the media and the public is to assist in locating children under the age of 18 who may be in imminent danger of serious harm. Whenever the public may be able to help the police there is an Alert sent via email, text or social media to all those individuals and businesses that are signed up to the scheme. To learn more about this national initiative which operates at community level, and to sign up to receive alerts, go to https://www.childrescuealert.org.uk/
AgeConnects are looking for volunteers to visit isolated elderly residents of R&M and Danescourt. See here for details.
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Footpaths and roads in the local area map
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Useful information for new residents
News magazine delivered free 6 times a year to every home in R&M
Cllr Rod McKerlich’s home page.
Book a Room
Click here to book one of the rooms or community halls available in Radyr or Morganstown.
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