What is there to do in Radyr & Morganstown – an update

There are a lot of regular classes and club meetings etc in R&M.  Most can be found through the Directory section of this website, but we realise it is difficult to work out what happens when.  To simplify things, we have introduced a new facility showing all regular events – see the charts which we have compiled from current Directory entries and there is also a link at the bottom of the Coming Events column on this page.  We have now dropped the ‘Regular Events‘ section of the diary.  See the new Regular Events for more information.

Christ Church Summer Fair 2017

News 

Radyr Tennis – Ladies 1st team are victorious!

On Sunday 17th September, the ladies 1st team at Radyr Tennis Club took on their biggest challenge yet – competing in the Division 1 play-offs against Swansea.

Grand Slam on the tennis courts at Radyr LTC

A report on Radyr Lawn Tennis Club’s annual Open Tournament Finals Day

Radyr and Morganstown Association United Against Dementia

David Silver and Nick Hawkins launch the Association’s Charity for the coming year.

Presentation of Cheque to Tenovus Cancer Care

A great year of fundraising for Tenovus.

Eisteddfod Caerdydd 2018

The National Eisteddfod is coming to Cardiff next summer – and, as is always the case, local communities are busy fund-raising to support the event. The local community in Radyr and Morganstown has been asked to raise £30,000 by next August. Click for more to see how you can help.

Noticeboard

  • Waste & Recycling Collection

    Monday 25 Sept:  Green bins
    Monday 2nd Oct:   Black bins
    Note this announcement regarding cardboard, which can no longer be placed in green bins and shredded paper, which should now go in a separate green bag.  For more information about household recycling and waste, click here.  Food waste caddies and green recycling sacks are collected every week.  From November to March, green bins will be collected monthly.

  • 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).

  • HGVs in Heol Isaf

    CEMEX has provided R&MCC with an email address which residents may use to report any infringements by their drivers.  Email planninggb@cemex.com to report the registration number of any CEMEX Heavy Goods Vehicle which is driven through Radyr.

     

  • 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 clerk@radyr.org.uk“.

  • 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 mealsonwheels@cardiff.gov.uk

  • 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.

  • Alzheimer’s Society

    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 charlotte.powell@alzheimers.org.uk for more details.

  • NatWest Bank

    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 Cardiff

    AgeConnects are looking for volunteers to visit isolated elderly residents of R&M and Danescourt. See here for details.

  • Neighbourhood Watch and PACT

    Next meeting 7pm Tuesday 26th September 2017

    March 2017 PACT notes on the PACT page.

    New ‘Neighbourhood Watch’ door signs are now available. More information here.

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    Regular Events

  • Click here to see a summary of regular events
  • local mapLocal Map

    Footpaths and roads in the local area map

  • New to area?

    Useful information for new residents

  • Radyr Chain

    News magazine delivered free 6 times a year to every home in R&M

  • Councillor Rod McKerlichCounty Councillor

    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.

  • Village Festivals

    Festival 2017.
    Past Festivals.

  • Local Weather

    Local forecast from the BBC.