Huge sum raised for nominated Charity

We are delighted to be able to report that the largest sum ever has been raised for the R&M Association’s nominated Charity for 2017/18, Alzheimer’s Society Cymru.  For details, see the News Item below.

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Fantastic amount raised for Alzheimer’s Society Cymru

Alzheimer’s Society Cymru are presented with a cheque for £24,500 being the amount raised over the year by the R&M Community.

Tenovus Walk 2018

On 24 June, around 40 people took part in the 2018 charity walk from Cardiff Castle to Christ Church, Radyr to raise funds for Tenovus.  

Colin W. C. Pugh 1932 – 2018

A short reflection on the life of Colin Pugh

Deputy Lord Mayor

Congratulations and best wishes to County Councillor Rod McKerlich, who has been elected Deputy Lord Mayor for the municipal year 2018/19. His formal installation takes place in May. Click for more.

Pupil Parliament win for Bryn Deri

Old news? Yes, this was in November 2017, but the 8 March 2018 issue of Dysg, the Welsh Government’s Education Newsletter, has used the Bryn Deri video to publicise the introduction of its new curriculum. It’s very clever, so if you haven’t seen it before, click here to read more and enjoy it now!

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  • Waste and recycling collection

    Monday 23 July: Black bins 
    Monday 30 July: Green bins

    For more information about household recycling and waste, click here.  Food waste caddies and green recycling sacks are collected every week. Cardboard and shredded paper should be placed in a separate green sack.

  • Mischief Makers/Dyfeiswyr Direidi

    The Summer Reading Challenge for 2018 has now been launched.  Sign up in Radyr Library from 14 July.  Full details here.

  • Blood Donation Session

    There will be a blood donation session in Morganstown Village Hall from 13:00 to 17:30 on Monday, 16 July.  For details, see here.

  • R&M Community Council Lunch Club

    Details of the forthcoming 50+ Lunch Club meeting at the Golf Club on Wednesday, 18 July starting at 12:15pm can be found here.

  • The Radyr Football Team are looking for a new Chairman and Secretary

    We are looking for energetic, enthusiastic volunteers to fill these roles, which are becoming vacant, and help us to continue to grow and develop the Club.   If you would like to join and become an integral part of a fantastic team, please let us know by contacting our current Chairman Steve..  We very much look forward to hearing from you.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 fund is operated on a first come, first served basis, so early applications are encouraged. Contact the Council’s Clerk on 029 2084 2213 or clerk@radyr.org.uk“.

  • 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.  If you can help, please contact Charlotte Powell on 02920 434 977 or charlotte.powell@alzheimers.org.uk for more details.

  • 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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