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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.
Drainage work at Pentwyn Park
This is to be undertaken on Tuesday 15 January, perhaps continuing into the following day – by which time the goal is for the Pentwyn Puddles to be eliminated!
R&MCC 50+ Lunch Club
The next 50+ Lunch will be at 12:15 on Wednesday 16 January at Radyr Golf Club. Allan Cook, former BBC producer, will speak about how television has changed in the last 50 years: “The Making of Soaps“. Details here.
Waste and recycling collection
Monday 14 Jan: Food waste caddies and green recycling sacks only
Monday 21 Jan: Black bins and blue recycling bins for glass
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. More details here.
Volunteers for litter picking are needed on Tuesday 15 January. Please meet at 10:00 at Radyr Library. Free refreshments available! 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.
Royal Mail warning: scam mail
Royal Mail have issued a warning about ‘scam mail’ which targets vulnerable people who may reply by sending money to fraudsters. More details here about what to do if you are concerned on behalf of yourself or others.
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.
Seasonal flu vaccination
Free flu jabs are available to over-65s at Radyr Medical Centre. The drop-in clinics are now over, but you can phone 029 2084 2767 for an appointment.
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 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.
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