2017-18 Community Charity
We are delighted to report that funds raised for this year’s Community Charity, Alzheimer’s Society Cymru, have reached £8,500, mainly by the local schools. Congratulations to all involved. The year ends at the end of the May Festival when the total will be substantially higher. If you would like further details of the Charity or would like to contribute in any way, contact Mark Richards, chair of the local group, via email.
“New” Local History publication
The ‘Reminiscences of the Rev William David‘ were first transcribed for publication by the Local History Society in 1997. They are fascinating account of the history of Radyr & Morganstown, written at the end of the 19th century. Now we have a digital version which you can download from this page.
Waste and recycling collection
Monday 12 March: Recycling sack and food waste caddies only.
Monday 19 March: Black bins
Cardboard and shredded paper should be placed in a separate green sack. For more information about household recycling and waste, click here. Food waste caddies and green recycling sacks are collected every week. Between November and March, green bins are collected monthly.
Plasdwr Community Drop-in Session
If you would like to know what is happening about Plasdwr, the next drop-in session is on 22nd March at the New School Rooms, Heol Isaf, Radyr, CF15 8DY from 4pm-7pm.
Radyr and Morganstown Lunch Club Volunteers Wanted
The Lunch Club for over 50s being run in the Ty Nant pub in Morganstown by the Radyr and Morganstown Community Council, working with Age Connects Cardiff, has had a successful start. Help is requested with the operation. Can you help? Please see this poster.
HGVs in Heol Isaf
To report the licence plate number of an HGV in Heol Isaf use firstname.lastname@example.org , 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 email@example.com
New local resources
Copies of two local history resources are now available on this site: Wartime Memories (which is no longer available in print format) and two Local Walks (one relating to industrial heritage and the other to Roald Dahl).
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 Council hopes that organisations working with children and young people will find the fund of some assistance as they continue to develop their services and activities for children and young people. The fund is operated on a first come, first served basis, so early applications are encouraged. Should you require any further guidance with regard to the new Youth Fund please contact the Council’s Clerk on 029 2084 2213 or firstname.lastname@example.org“.
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 email@example.com
Integrated Transport Map consultation
Notes of a wide-ranging and detailed meeting which was held in the Old Church Rooms on 26 January are now available 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. The next meeting is in Radyr Library at 10am on Saturday 7th October. If you can help, please review the details here, and contact Charlotte Powell on 02920 434 977 or firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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Footpaths and roads in the local area map
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Useful information for new residents
News magazine delivered free 6 times a year to every home in R&M
Cllr Rod McKerlich’s home page.
Book a Room
Click here to book one of the rooms or community halls available in Radyr or Morganstown.
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