RADYR AND MORGANSTOWN FESTIVAL 2019

The 2019 Festival is fast approaching. This year it will run from Saturday 4th to Sunday 19th May with a theme of “Children in Action”. All events for the programme have now been agreed and detailed planning for each is in progress. Our first action, the auditions for the Festival Queen and her attendants, will be held in the Guide Centre on Tuesday 19th February from 6.15pm.

News 

Radyr Musical Society’s new show

How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying is the latest show from RMS. It runs from 27 Feb -2 Mar at the Bishop of Llandaff High School. Tickets £12 (Concessions £10) from Sue on 029 2031 0894, or from https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/RMS

School Categorisation

Local schools continue to flourish.

Road Safety update

A further meeting has taken place between R&MCC and Cardiff CC concerning road safety measures in Radyr and Morganstown. Click this item for details of the outcomes.

Playground at Drovers Way

Improvements to the children’s playground at Drovers Way have begun, thanks to a partnership between R&MCC and others – and to a crowdfunding campaign by a local resident.

Pentwyn Puddles

Work in progress on solving the long-standing problem of puddles at Pentwyn Park.

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.

  • Bryn Deri are looking for a new clerk to the Governing Body.

    The advert for the post can be found here.  If you are interested a Job Description and Person Spec are available from the school.  The closing date for applications is Friday, 22 February

  • Waste and recycling collection

    Monday 11 Feb: Caddies and green bags only
    Monday 18 Feb: Black bins and blue glass recycling bins 

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

    See Cardiff Council’s website for information about future collection dates.

  • 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.

  • R&MCC 50+ Lunch Club 

    Click here for full details of this Lunch Club, which meets on alternate Wednesdays at Radyr Golf Club.

  • 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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