Radyr & Morganstown Festival

There are less than two weeks to go to the start of the Festival on 5th May.  Copies of the 14-day Programme have been delivered with Radyr Chain and more copies are available in the local shops – or visit the Festival Website for full details.  We are running a number of competitions; see here.  If you know somewhere where more copies of the Programme could be displayed, please email the RMA.   We are raising money for Alzheimer’s Society Cymru.   If you could sell some prize draw tickets also email the RMA.

News 

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!

Red Weather Warning

For the first time, a red ‘severe weather warning’ (risk to life!) was issued on 1 March for SE Wales and SW England. Click for the bigger picture.

RPMG’s “Me and My Girl”

This production ran to much acclaim from 21-24th February, a wonderfully funny show featuring familiar songs including ‘The Lambeth Walk’, ‘The Sun has got his hat on’, and ‘Leaning on a Lamppost’.

Beetle Drive

Alzheimer’s Society Cymru hold a great fund raising event.

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  • Radyr and Morganstown Lunch Club

    At the first meeting of the Radyr and Morganstown Lunch Club at Radyr Golf Club on Tuesday 1st May, there will be  storytellers with the theme “Year of the Sea”.  There will also be some shanty singing if people want to join in. Please contact Martin Smidman (07870 988381) if you would like to take part.

  • Waste and recycling collection

    Monday 16 April: Black bins 
    Monday 23 April: 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.

  • 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.

     

  • “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.

  • 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 clerk@radyr.org.uk“.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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. 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 charlotte.powell@alzheimers.org.uk for more details.

  • NatWest Bank

    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 Cardiff

    AgeConnects are looking for volunteers to visit isolated elderly residents of R&M and Danescourt. See here for details.

     

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