Local Walks around Radyr & Morganstown

Have you tried any of our local walks yet? The RMA in association with the Radyr History Society have put together a series of themed local walks including some information on what you will see as you travel around the area.

Have you found the perfect route during lockdown? if you have a route through Radyr and Morganstown or the surrounding areas then do please share them with us – events@radyr.org.uk

#RMFestival2020 Highlights

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Remembrance Sunday 2020
Poppy

This year our act of commemoration will be slightly different.

Garden Waste – Winter update

Cardiff Council have announced that Garden Waste collections will be fully suspended over the winter.
There will be no collections in November, December or February.

Roadworks on Heol Isaf

UPDATE: We have now been made aware that the works have been delayed again. Heol Isaf (B4262 | Gelynis Terrace | Ty Nant Road) will be closed to all traffic where the first crossing is being installed near the junction with Heol Syr Lewis from 09.00 until approx 16.00 on Sunday 18 October 2020.

Results of the Radyr & Morganstown Autumn Festival Competitions

Thank you to everyone who took part in the various events and competitions across the Radyr & Morganstown Autumn Festival 2020.

No Scout Post for 2020

Cardiff and the Vale Scouts have confirmed that, due to the Coronavirus Pandemic and associated risks, there will not be a Christmas Scout Post for 2020.

Radyr CC Inaugural game of Women’s cricket

On Sunday 30 August 2020 history was made at Radyr Cricket Club when the ladies hard ball team played their first match against Briton Ferry Steel CC.

Update on play area in Drovers Way

It has been a while since we have been able to publish an update on the (lack of) progress on getting new play equipment installed in the playground off Drovers Way in Clos Park Radyr.

South Wales Metro – information and impact on local travel

A link to a Newsletter with important local information.

Noticeboard

  • Roadworks on Heol Isaf

    The Roadworks on Heol Isaf have moved on to the site near Ty Mynydd Close where works will last 3 weeks to prepare for the new crossing at this location. We suspect this will result in a full road closure for resurfacing at this site on Sunday 25 October – but this is yet to be confirmed.

    What details the Web Team have been able to gather about this scheme of works has been added to our article on these roadworks and we will continue our hunt for further information.

  • Neighbourhood Watch

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

  • Coronavirus Alerts

    Due to the Welsh Firebreak lockdown, most businesses in Radyr & Morganstown will be closed from 18.00 on Friday 23 October for 17 days.

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

    Christ Church, Radyr and St John’s, Danescourt are temporarily closed for public worship during the firebreak but online worship will continue. Public 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.

  • Public Transport

    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.

    Due to the firebreak lockdown, Cardiff Bus have published a temporary timetable for the period from Saturday 24 October 2020.

    From Saturday 17 October, Cardiff Bus have extended the last two evening journeys from Danescourt to Radyr and with one extra evening journey from Radyr to the city centre from from Monday to Saturday.  On Mondays to Saturdays, the additional buses will run at 19:05 & 20:05 from the city centre to Radyr/Morganstown and at 20:43 from Morganstown/Radyr to the city centre.  Here is a link to the new substantive 63 timetable.

    At present, the railway north of Radyr station is closed from 20.00 each evening, with bus replacement services in operation. This is to allow Transport for Wales teams of engineers to work through the night on lineside and infrastructure improvements to the railway for the South Wales Metro. The normal train timetable will continue to run between Cardiff Central and Radyr until close of service.

  • Radyr Library

    Radyr Library reopened on Monday 13 July as part of the phased return of services from hubs and libraries.  Customers can access the new click and collect library service from all these facilities, as well as a range of advice services at the hubs such as Into work, housing, benefits and money advice, when enquiries cannot be dealt with over the phone or email. Green recycling and food waste bags can be collected too, without the need for an appointment.  Find out more about the click and collect library service on the Cardiff Council website.

  • Llantrisant Road Roadworks

    Roadworks are restarting on Llantrisant Road. We await further details from Plasdŵr of what the next phase of works will include.

  • Royal Mail disruption

    The Cardiff North West Delivery Office is currently closed following the flooding caused by storm Dennis. The Web Team are still seeking further information from Royal Mail on when this might re-open.

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

  • Waste and recycling collection

    Monday 26 October: Black bins, green recycling sacks and brown food waste caddies.

    Monday 2 November: Green recycling sacks and brown food waste caddies.

    The blue bin glass collection scheme remains suspended, please include all glass in your green recycling bags – which can now be collected from Radyr Library.

    Garden waste collections are suspended over the winter. There will be no collections In November, December or February. January will have a special collection for real Christmas trees and any other garden waste – we will let you know the date for this when it is confirmed by Cardiff Council.

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

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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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