Posted in Morganstown Public Meeting Radyr

General Meeting of Radyr and Morganstown Hub

A General Meeting of the Radyr & Morganstown Hub is taking place on 25 September in the Old Church Rooms. There’s a guest speaker too. Here are the details:

Posted in Christchurch Morganstown Radyr

Festival Brass Band Concert

On Sunday 14 May 2017 at Christ Church, Radyr, there’s a performance by Melingriffith Brass Band aka the City of Cardiff Brass Band, in aid of St John’s


Posted in Danescourt Event Morganstown Pentyrch Radyr railway

David Maidment “A professional railwayman in South Wales in the 1960s”

David Maidment “A professional railwayman in South Wales in the 1960s”


David Maidment was appointed Stationmaster Aberbeeg after training as a WR ‘Traffic Apprentice’ in May 1964 during the changeover from steam to diesel traction, and moved in 1965 to be Area Manager Bridgend which included the Tondu and Llantrisant valleys as well as the main line.
In 1967 he acted for short periods as both District Terminals and then Operating Officer at Swansea and was then four years as Divisional Train Planning Officer for the Cardiff Division.
He later moved on to work at both WR and BRB HQ as Head
of Productivity Services before becoming Chief Operating Manager LMR in 1982, the BRB ‘s first Reliability & Quality Manager in 1986 and Head of Safety Policy in 1990 after the Clapham Junction accident developing BR’s proactive safety management systems.

He will give an illustrated talk, concentrating in particular on the South Wales elements of his work, although putting this in context of his overall career.

David founded the Railway Children charity in 1995 and will bring some of his self-published and ‘Pen & Sword ‘ books he has authored, and will offer these at 20% discount with all the profit being donated to the charity.


Both Society Members and Non Members are welcome to attend our meetings, and tea or coffee is provided free of charge during the interval.
Entry is free for Members on production of a current Membership card, and a donation of £2.00 is requested for Non Members.

Meetings are held at the Old Church Rooms, Park Road, Radyr Cardiff, CF15 8DF
(Adjacent to the junction of Park Road and the main road through Radyr.)
Doors open from 19.00, meetings commence at 19.30
Members – Free, visitors – £2.00 donation
Complimentary tea or coffee during the interval.

Posted in Danescourt Event Gwaelod-y-Garth Morganstown Pentyrch Radyr railway

RCTS South Wales meeting – 9th November 2016

Wednesday 9th November 2016.
Old Church Rooms RADYR
Guests and Visitors are VERY welcome.
Entrance is FREE but a voluntary donation of £2.00 is suggested for non-members.



Posted in Morganstown Radyr

Radyr and Morganstown Community Council Vacancies

Could you represent your community as a Councillor? There are two casual vacancies currently being advertised. The deadline is 31 August:


Posted in Event Morganstown Radyr

Who really wrote Shakespeare’s works?

Kevin Johns thinks he knows the answer and he’ll reveal all in Morganstown 11 May


Posted in Event Morganstown Radyr

Open Garden Sunday

Sunday 8 May 2016 is Open Garden Sunday and here is some news about five local gardens which are opening their gates wide for charity. It’s part of the Radyr and Morganstown Festival and the profits go to Velindre Hospital.

Posted in Morganstown

Roald Dahl musical evening in Morganstown

7 May concert


Posted in Event Morganstown Radyr

The Lady in the Van movie screening


Posted in Gwaelod-y-Garth Morganstown Pentyrch Radyr

Mc Coll’s Radyr hiring paper girls and boys