Developing your website …

With the start of a New Year it’s a time to look forward.  How would you like to see this website develop?  Your web team would love to have more feedback from you on the content and management of the site.

Do you have News to share, an announcement for the Noticeboard, or an upcoming Event which you could put in the diary?  Would you like to play a part in maintaining and developing the site?  If you can answer ‘yes’ to any of these questions, just send us an email, and we will be delighted to hear from you.

News 

Litter Pickers – Bravo!

More than 40 people supported Radyr’s Litter Pick initiative from Cardiff CC and Keep Wales Tidy on 15 January. Next event on 12 February, starting from the Library at 10:00. All volunteers most welcome!

First Snowdrops

First Snowdrops of the year at Willow Tree Close. Many thanks to all the children and the teachers from Brynderi and Radyr Primary Schools and the volunteers who planted these last year.

Chairman’s Oak

R&MCC Chairman, Cllr Dr Ralph Vaughan, celebrates National Tree Week by planting an oak in Radyr Woods. Jim Goodwin (on the left) is Chair of Radyr Woods Wardens.

Radyr Comp is tops!

Radyr Comprehensive School has been named the “Sunday Times Welsh State Secondary School of the Year”. Many congratulations to all concerned!

New Parish Priest Selected

Reverend Vicki Burrows has been apointed as the new Priest in Charge of the Parish of Radyr.

Noticeboard

  • Volunteer Drivers required

    If you can offer your services to Danybryn Cheshire Home as a volunteer driver, please call them on 029 2084 2237 and ask for Alex, or send an email to Helen Martin.

  • R&MCC 50+ Lunch Club – drivers required

    This Lunch Club, which meets every other Wednesday is also seeking volunteer drivers.  Full details here.

  • Waste and recycling collection

    Monday 21 Jan: Black bins and blue recycling bins for glass
    Monday 28 Jan: Green bins 

    Food waste caddies and green recycling sacks are collected every week. Cardboard and shredded paper should be placed in a separate green sack.

    Information about future collection dates is available on Cardiff Council’s website here.

  • Litter Pick

    Volunteers for the next litter pick are needed on Tuesday 12 February.  Please meet at 10:00 at Radyr Library.  Free refreshments available!  More details here.

  • Dog Poo

    There have been a number of complaints about inconsiderate dog owners failing to clear up and remove dog mess – a particular hazard around primary schools.  Here‘s a reminder!

  • Become a Magistrate?

    If you are aged between 18 and 65 and would consider applying to become a magistrate you can find more details here.

  • Road safety response from R&MCC

    The Community Council has responded to Cardiff Council’s draft scheme layout for highway improvements in R&M.  The full R&MCC response is here.

  • Free library service for the housebound

    Are you confined to your home without access to the public library, or do you know someone in this situation?  If you enjoy reading, or listening to audio books, there is a free service to help you.  Call 029 2076 3849 or 079 7605 6126 or email outreachlibraryservice@cardiff.gov.uk. More details here.

  • R&M Road Safety Works

    Cardiff Council have published a map of the intended road safety works that are planned along Heol Isaf and elsewhere as a result of the building of new houses in NW Cardiff.  You can access it here.

  • R&M Alzheimer’s Group Coin Collection

    Radyr Library has a collection bucket for any spare foreign coins which go towards the support of Alzheimers.

  • Radyr Quarry

    Have you ever been intrigued by the red ‘pudding stone’ to be seen on walls and buildings in Radyr & Morganstown, and which comes from the long-disused Radyr Quarry?   It was in use for about 70 years, and produced one of the most recognisable building stones used locally.  Read more about it here.

  • 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 getintouch@plasdwr.co.uk , 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 planninggb@cemex.com.

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