Autumn Festival 2020 for Radyr & Morganstown
Working within the current restrictions. We are pleased to bring you a ‘Mini Autumn Festival’. With a mixture of socially distanced events and online gatherings we hope there is something for all ages to get involved with. Read more about the events on the Festival website – http://rmfestival.org.uk
Our homepage photo gallery shows some of the photos of floats from the Festival Parade in years gone by from our archiving project Radyr Recorded. If you have photos of past Festivals gathering dust (physical or electronically) please get in touch with the RMA so that we can add them to our digital vault.
Roadworks on Heol Isaf
Signs have appeared on the B4262 in Morganstown advertising roadworks on the near its junction with Heol Syr Lewis. According to the signage this work is due to start on 14 September for 3 weeks and will only disrupt from 09.30 to 15.30. The web team have asked Cardiff Council for further details of these works and are still awaiting a response.
Missing Person appeal
The police are asking for help in tracing a missing man, Truong Nguyen, who was seen seen drawing cash from the ATM on Station Rd on Aug 18th so could be staying in the Radyr area. Details are on this poster. Do contact the police if you can help in any way – contact details on the poster.
Old Coronavirus Alerts
These alerts have been taken from the ‘Top Box’ above and will be deleted when no longer relevant.
Most shops and other businesses in Radyr & Morganstown are now open for trading but many with adjusted hours/access arrangements. We are updating our Directory as new information is received.
Christ Church, Radyr and St John’s, Danescourt are now open for public worship. Public acts of worship at Radyr Methodist Church remain suspended for the time being.
Outdoor play areas in Cardiff are now starting to re-open including Fisher Hill Way in Radyr
Public Transport in Wales can now be used for non-essential journeys.
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.
Cardiff Bus have published an amended timetable for the 63 to Radyr & Morganstown, which came into effect on Tuesday, 1 September. See latest update on the Cardiff Bus website.
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 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 28 September: Black bins, green recycling sacks and brown food waste caddies.
Monday 5 October: Green recycling sacks, brown food waste caddies and green garden waste bins.
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.
See Cardiff Council’s website for the latest information about future collection dates.
View our Directory for a summary of the organisations, businesses and services available in Radyr and Morganstown, including their regular meeting times.
#RMFestival2020 Sunday at 7:30pm, To close our mini-festival we are hosting an online Audio Visual Evening where we will share photos and videos of past Festivals as well as announcing the results from our Festival Competitions. Full details at
#RMFestival2020. Unfortunately it is too wet for Mickey to walk this evening. He is sorry to disappoint people. If you have taken photos on previous walks and are happy to share them please send them to us at events @radyr.org.uk Thanks to Party Wales for arranging the walks https://t.co/ikthDrIAyE
Footpaths and roads in the local area map
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Useful information for new residents
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Cllr Rod McKerlich’s home page.
Community Council Content is now available from their website http://RadyrAndMorganstown.org
Book a Room
View the Directory Entries to find out how to book one of the rooms or community halls in Radyr or Morganstown.
Local forecast from the BBC.