New Year Resolutions?

Was your New Year Resolution to join a local group? To start off the New Year, the Web Team would like to highlight some of the marvellous local groups that exist in Radyr & Morganstown.

The current photo album on the homepage is from our Twinning Fellowship. Find out all about what they do and our links with St. Philbert de Grand Lieu on the Twinning pages of this website.

If you have a photo album for your group that you would like to see featured please get in touch. More of our local groups can be found in the relevant sections of the Directory

Twinning Fellowship


The Living Taff – Mark Your Spot

The Living Taff project celebrates all the great things along our local river’s journey.

Advent at Radyr Methodist Church
Nativity scene with puppets

Advent for the church is a time of waiting and preparation.
Have you seen the nativity scene building in the church foyer starring our puppets?

Radyr Methodist Church collection for Cardiff Food Bank
Cardiff Foodbank Logo

Earlier in December, Radyr Methodist Church organised a collection of food for Cardiff Food Bank.

Primary Schools’ Christmas Concert

Bryn Deri and Radyr Primary Schools present their combined online Christmas Concert for 2020.

How you can dispose of your used wrapping paper?
Presents under a Christmas Tree

Wrapping paper will be collected if presented in Black bags alongside (or in) your Black Bin on our usual collection day for Radyr & Morganstown of 4 January 2020.

Cllr Rod McKerlich installed as Lord Mayor of Cardiff
Cllr McKerlich wearing the Chain of office as Lord Mayor

News of the formal installation on 26 November

Christmas Tree Lighting 2020
Cartoon Christmas Tree

Christmas is coming – but as with many things this year we will have to do things slightly differently.

TWF and the South Wales Metro discussed at RMA Meeting
TWF Logo and new style train

Representatives from TFW came to update residents on the major work that will be conducted in around the Mound Field and Gelynis Farm over the next few years in order to upgrade the railway lines.


  • Chain Submission Deadline

    Don’t forget that the deadline for submissions to the February edition of the Radyr Chain is fast approaching. Materials must be with the editor by Friday 15 January 2021… Also make sure you are sending items to the correct address as the old address is no longer valid for Chain Submissions and submissions sent to this address will not be received.

  • COVID-19 Alert

    This is a COVID-19 alert from Cardiff Council – Please take note
    Cases in Cardiff are rising fast – Important information / Rhybudd COVID-19 – Mae achosion yng Nghaerdydd yn cynyddu’n gyflym – Gwybodaeth bwysig

  • Waste and recycling collection

    Monday 18 January: Black bins, green recycling sacks and brown food waste caddies.

    Monday 25 January: Green recycling sacks and brown food waste caddies.

    Garden waste collections are currently suspended over the winter. Radyr & Morganstown had its special January collection, so the next Green bin collection will be in March 2021.

    The blue bin glass collection scheme remains suspended, please include all glass in your green recycling bags.

    See Cardiff Council’s website for the latest information about future collection dates or to order a delivery of green recycling bags whilst Radyr Library remains closed.

  • Public Transport

    From 20 December 2020, when Wales entered level 4 restrictions, all people must stay at home, except for very limited purposes. This also means that public transport should only be used for essential journeys, for example for caring responsibility or for work purposes where people cannot work from home.

    The Welsh Government has made it a legal requirement to wear a three-layer, non-medical, face covering on public transport, which includes taxis. While the vast majority of people will be able to wear a face covering, some will be exempt. These include children under the age of 11 years old, and people with certain medical conditions. A full list of exemptions can be found in the Welsh Government Coronavirus FAQs.

    Transport for Wales (TfW) have announced that, due to the expected drop in passenger numbers during the Level 4 restrictions, from Sunday 3 January until Sunday 17 January buses will replace trains for all rail services north of Radyr to allow an increase in the level of maintenance work on all lines north of Radyr station. Radyr station is being used as an interchange between bus and train so rail replacement buses will be travelling in and out of this station all day every day. A normal service is expected to run South from Radyr into Cardiff on both lines.

    Cardiff Bus has now returned to a full timetable following the Christmas and New Year amendments. Here is a link to the substantive 63 bus timetable.

  • Radyr Library

    Radyr Library was closed again from 21 December by Cardiff Council to help reduce the spread of Coronavirus.

    Some library services including the popular “Click & Collect” can be accessed from the 4 central hubs that remain open by making an appointment. More information can be found on the Library Facebook page.

    The Web Team are seeking clarity on local  access to be able to collect green recycling and food waste bags whilst our local library is closed.

  • Railway works in Radyr & Morganstown

    Transport for Wales (TfW) is due to start on electrifying the Valleys Lines, with significant work centred on the Mound Field in Morganstown and also at Radyr Station.  For more information on this work, including details of some of the concerns, visit the Community Council site, where there is also a questionnaire to express your opinions.

    TfW has also issued this Newsletter, which has been delivered to residents in Morganstown in December.

    The RMA held a Q&A Session with TfW representatives on 16 November 2020 as a part of the consultation process.

  • Development of the Local Development Plan

    The Community Council is seeking help with forming a response to the next Cardiff Local Development Plan (LDP). For details, view the Community Council article on the LDP.

  • Llantrisant Road Roadworks

    Changes to the Heol Isaf junction with Llantrisant Road are now complete. The roundabout has been replaced by a four-way signal controlled junction and the carriageway has been widened to create new dedicated bus and cycle lanes.

    The next phase of work along Llantrisant Road will include the removal of Clos Parc Radur’s roundabout, a 4-way signal junction and widening of the road at this point for new pedestrian walkways, bus and cycle lanes. Plasdŵr estimate that this work will start in January 2021 and be complete by Summer 2022.

  • Coronavirus Alerts

    We are aware that businesses are responding to the wider Coronavirus situation in different ways. We are updating our Directory as new information is received.

    Following the move of Wales into Level 4 restrictions Christ Church, Radyr and St John’s, Danescourt have amended their timetable for public worship. In-person acts of worship at Radyr Methodist Church remain suspended for the time being, but services and bible studies have moved online.

    Postcards aimed at providing help for vulnerable people in R&M available.

    Do you need help?  There is a phone number to ring 07513 187 930 or an email to use if you need help with shopping, collecting prescriptions etc. Read more about the CommUNITY scheme.

  • Neighbourhood Watch

    Don’t forget to check out the latest crime warnings from your Neighbourhood Watch team

  • Royal Mail disruption

    The Cardiff North West Delivery Office is closed following the flooding caused by storm Dennis. Over Christmas, the Web Team have learned that this is now to become a permanent closure. We are still seeking further information from Royal Mail on what implications this has for our access to postal services.

    Can we remind you that collecting packages from Lisvane Sorting Office is not your only option. You can also phone up and arrange for re-delivery at a time that is mutually convenient, or even arrange to collect the package from Radyr Post Office. The more people who request these services the more evidence we will have to re-instate a more local Sorting Office.

    Full details of the effects of this closure can be seen in our article on the after-effects of the storm.


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View our Directory for a summary of the organisations, businesses and services available in Radyr and Morganstown, including their regular meeting times.

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