Garel Rhys to talk at Association Meeting
Local resident, Professor Garel Rhys CBE, will be talking at the next Meeting of the R&M Association on Monday, 6th February in the OCR at 7:30pm. His topic, ‘The economics of the motor sector post Brexit and Trump’, will cover a lot of ground, all pertinent to recent announcements. Former Head of the Economics Section of Cardiff Business School, Professor Rhys is a recognised authority on the motor industry. All residents welcome. Contact the Secretary for further details.
Helen Lloyd Jones, Chair of the Environment Sub-Committee, R&M Community Council, writes:
Going for a walk this Christmas? You should find that all public rights of way are open. If you come across one that is barred or impassable, there are two ways of reporting it. You can either send details to the County Council or you can use Pathwatch, the free app from the Ramblers’ Association. Click for links and more …
A public drop-in session about the improvements at Radyr train station is being held in the OCR from 3:00-7:00 pm on Tuesday 24 January. A representative of Griffiths Construction will be present to explain the work in progress and answer questions.
Walking & Cycling consultation
There is to be a meeting in the OCR at 10:00 am on Thursday 26 January when Gail Bodley-Scott from Cardiff Council is consulting with local representatives about the Integrated Network Map for Walking and Cycling in Cardiff. All are welcome, and it would be helpful if you would notify the R&MCC Clerk if you plan to attend.
Waste & Recycling Collection
Monday 23 January: Black bins
Monday 30 January: Green bins
Food waste caddies and green recycling sacks are collected every week. From November to March, green bins will be collected monthly. For more information about household recycling and waste, click here.
Flower Arranging Course about to start at Radyr Comp
The Adult Education Centre at Radyr Comp has a new Flower Arranging Course starting on Thursday, 19th January (7-9pm). Interested? For details, see here.
R&MCC Vacancy for Senior Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer
Radyr & Morganstown Community Council Council is looking to appoint a self-motivated and well-organised individual who will be able to bring experience to the position of Senior Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer. Full details can be found here. The closing date for applications is Friday 13 January 2017.
Conclusion of R&MCC Audit
The audit of the Community Council’s books for 2015/16 has been successfully completed and the accounts are available for inspection. For details, see here.
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 review the details here, and contact Charlotte Powell on 02920 434 977 or email@example.com for more details.
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 are looking for volunteers to visit isolated elderly residents of R&M and Danescourt. See here for details.
Neighbourhood Watch and PACT
November PACT notes on the PACT page.
New ‘Neighbourhood Watch’ door signs are now available. Click to see NW Page and 2016 alerts
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