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Radyr & Morganstown Festival 2022

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The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Beacon Lighting and Design a Crown Competition

Details are now being confirmed for the events in Radyr & Morganstown over the double Bank Holiday Weekend to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

Over £5,000 raised for Headway Cardiff and South East Wales

Thank you to everyone who attended and assisted with the events of the Radyr & Morganstown Festival over the past two weeks.
We announced at the Closing Concert last night an interim total of £5,000 for our Festival Charity Headway Cardiff & South East Wales

Change to Llantrisant Road Roadworks

Update on the various sets of temporary lights expected on Llantrisant Road in the coming weeks.

Congratulations to our two new County Councillors
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Congratulations to our two new County Councillors Calum Davies (Welsh Conservative Party) and Helen Lloyd Jones (Welsh Labour) who have been elected to represent the Radyr & Morganstown Ward on the Cardiff County Council.

#RMFestival2022 Programmes now available

The printed programmes for the 2022 Radyr & Morganstown Festival are now making their way around Radyr & Morganstown in the April edition of the Radyr Chain. Full details of all events are also now published on the Festival Website – https://rmfestival.org.uk Also included in you copy of the Chain is your first book of […]

The Queen’s Plantinum Jubilee

The Radyr & Morganstown Platinum Jubilee Committee have been meeting and among their exciting plans is participation in the UK Wide Beacon Lighting with an event in the grounds of Radyr Comprehensive School on the evening of 2 June 2022.

Are you ready for the local elections?
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The local council elections including the representatives to the Primary Council and our Community Council will be held on Thursday 5 May 2022.

Canvassing from Wales Air Ambulance Lottery
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A notice passed on from our Neighbourhood policing team regarding authorised canvassing.

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  • Waste and recycling collection

    Cardiff Council have confirmed that the proposed strike put forward by Unite Union has been suspended and so waste collections will go ahead as usual.

    Tuesday 24 May: Black bins, green recycling sacks (or segregated recycling) and brown food waste caddies.

    Tuesday 31 May: Green Garden Waste Bins, Green recycling sacks (or segregated recycling) and brown food waste caddies.

    See Cardiff Council’s website for the latest information about future collection dates or to order a delivery of green recycling bags. Alternatively, recycling and food waste bags can be collected from Radyr Library during its opening hours.

  • Railway works in Radyr & Morganstown

    Transport for Wales (TfW) have started on works to upgrade the Valleys Lines including electrification, with significant work centred on the Mound Field in Morganstown and also at Radyr Station.

    This week (w/b 21 February 2022) some residents in Morganstown have been notified by letter from TfW that works will be commencing to create capacity for Road-Rail vehicles to access the tracks near Gelynis Farm. This will include some night works but as yet we have still not been notified of an out-of-hours contact for TfW. The Web Team are still seeking clarity on this matter from TfW.

    TfW’s latest (August) Newsletter was published on 16 August 2021.

    On 28 July 2021, planning permission was granted for the proposed new bridge over the railway line at Gelynis Farm. Further information on this work can be found in the section on Local Planning matters by the RMA.

  • Llantrisant Road Roadworks

    This phase of works, which include the removal of Clos Parc Radur’s roundabout, a 4-way signal junction and widening of the road at this point for new pedestrian walkways, bus and cycle lanes is estimated by Plasdŵr to be complete by Summer 2022.

  • Public Transport

    Whilst the legal requirement to wear a face covering on public transport has now ended, many providers are still recommending this as a method of keeping safe when on public transport..

    Cardiff Bus timetables changed again on 13 February 2022. However, the amended timetable still only sees 1 bus per hour through Radyr & Morganstown and Cardiff Bus are unable to say when we can expect a full restoration of services to previous levels. Here is a link to the current 63 bus timetable.

    From 28 March there will be a Rail Replacement Bus Service extending from Cardiff Central through Radyr (on both Standard and City lines) and on to Pontypridd from 19.30 each Sunday to Thursday evening. There will also be some complete weekend shutdowns of the same stretch of line with buses running from Radyr Station when train services are not.

    Transport for Wales continue to review the amended railway schedule to/from Radyr in light of traffic volumes and their works on the lines. Due to the continuing prevalence of COVID-19 amongst staff, many last minute changes to the timetable are still happening so please check before you travel. View latest railway timetable information for Radyr.

  • Coronavirus Alerts

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

    As Wales has returned to Alert Level 0, Christ Church, Radyr and St John’s, Danescourt are continuing the full catalogue of their on-site services. Full details of timings and safety measures in place can be seen on the Parish webpages.

    Radyr Methodist Church are now conducting hybrid services with the option to fully participate on-site or on-line.

    Postcards aimed at providing help for vulnerable people in Radyr & Morganstown 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.

  • Radyr Library

    Radyr Library has now re-opened for a range of services. Full details including opening hours can be found on the Cardiff Council pages on Hubs and Libraries.

    It is also possible to collect recycling bags and food waste bags from the library again during its opening hours without an appointment.

    More information can be found on the Library Facebook page.

  • Development of the Cardiff Local Development Plan

    July 2021 – The RMA have submitted their response to the Draft Vision, Issues and Objectives for the revised LDP. Read more about the review process.

  • Neighbourhood Watch

    Be aware of Vaccination related scams. Crime Watch and Action Fraud are advising about a number of email, website and phone scams currently circulating. We remind readers that the vaccine is FREE and there is no need to pay or provide credit card details in order to access the vaccine. You will be contacted by either your GP or another representative of the Health Board at the appropriate time with details of your vaccination appointment.

    Report phishing attempts through Action Fraud – https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/report-phishing

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

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