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Welcome to the April /May edition of The CF15 Directory. One of the great things about publishing The CF15 Directory is getting the chance to meet and talk with people from all walks of life. From advertisers, charity event coordinators, competition winners & contributors, I have met & talked to so many people within and around CF15.The experience has been amazing & has confirmed to me how important community is. Since my little boy started nursery I have also been lucky enough to meet many other mums dads & others who are or were in a similar position to me, due to the recession were made redundant & are now running their own businesses from home. It’s inspiring to hear about those who, despite the still sorry state of the employment market, are able to make a go of something new. It’s a sure sign that the days of doom and gloom are behind us! This edition is jam packed with information for you, Easter baking, articles & the usual mix of useful numbers and community news. April & May will hopefully see some warmer weather, so why not get out and about & support one of your local events, have a tidy up in your garden & if it does stay warm then why not get the BBq out & start summer early! In the last edition I ran a competition to win an early bird supper for two at Seasons kitchen & Bar in Radyr, I would like to congratulate Hannah Edwards for winning. Enjoy your meal! This edition you have the chance to win a giant chocolate Easter egg courtesy of The Carpet Genie. All you have to do is find the missing word from the word search on the competition page! Lastly I am looking for ideas for features for forthcoming editions. Also I am always pleased to hear about your news, this is YOUR magazine, so please do send your articles, recipes or community news to me. Why not advertise your business in The CF15 Directory, with 8000 copies distributed & each edition on line; it’s a sure way to get your business noticed! Happy Easter, Joanna


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Please mention The CF15 Directory when responding to adverts News from Radyr Primary School: It has been another busy and highly productive term for the pupils and staff at Radyr Primary School. We currently have children representing Cardiff and the Vale in Rugby, Football, Cricket and Gymnastics with excellent results being reported. Our Rock Bands performed for the first time to a capacity audience of excited children in early February and our parents were entertained in the evening by ‘The Funk Sinatras’, an event which raised just over £1000 for the school. Thanks to this and the many other fundraising activities organised by our PTA, our Nature Trail and Nature Area are nearing completion and we were delighted with the results of our Nature Trail Logo Competition. The winning entry by Brooke has been carved into each of the benches in our nature area which is due to be opened shortly. The Junior Yard has been enhanced with quiet areas, a climbing wall, adventure equipment and a football area and as soon as our leaning boundary wall has been repaired, work (chosen by the school council) will begin on the junior yard. Our caretaker has been working hard to create allotments for each year group and we are keen to hear from any volunteers who may be able to spare an hour a week to work with a small group of children, maintaining and developing these areas. On St David’s Day we celebrated our whole school Eisteddfod during which the children sang, recited poetry, danced, gave recitals on various instruments and displayed their fantastic art work to the school. We were delighted that our Reception and Year One Children were the winners of the Cardiff and the Vale Peace Festival Art Competition with their design of a solar powered car. Two representatives attended County Hall to receive their certificates and prize for the school which was presented by the Deputy Lord Mayor of Cardiff. Representatives from our School Council also visited County Hall to take part in the Grand School Council meeting, sharing ideas with other school councils from across Cardiff. Following our win of the Cardiff Really Rubbish Campaign ‘design a Caddyman’ competition at the end of last year, pupils were invited to the Norwegian Church to take part in the launch of this year’s competition. Our local PCSO Tori has been patrolling the streets with our Junior PCSOs (from Year 6) to monitor parking outside of the school. The children are delighted to report that the majority of our parents continue to park considerately around the local area. We are fortunate to have been visited by Reverend Jenny Wigley and Reverend Susan McIvor who have delivered assemblies for the children recently and we are looking forwards to hearing our school choir perform in the Saint Davids Hall on the 1st of April in aid of the Breast Cancer Care Charity. If you would like to keep up to date with events at Radyr Primary School, please log onto our website www.radyrprm.cardiff.sch.uk Jonathan Bussy Headteacher

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www.cf15directory.com Newsletter from County Councillor Rod McKerlich The main issues which residents have raised since I last wrote are: Dog Fouling: this is a major concern to those who encounter the consequences on their route to school or on a walk round our villages. I have arranged the installation of extra litter bins and urge people to use poop bags and place them in a litter bin. Taylor Wimpey: residents in Sidings are unhappy about the attitude of this developer in respect of non existent grit bins, inadequate parking facilities and reluctance to share with the community the community site or benefits from developing that site. Nat West Bank: this is now open on only 3 weekdays. Representations have failed to change this but local senior management have guaranteed that closure will not occur.

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Ffion’s Fun Factuals The Last Supper On the first day of the Feast of Unleavened Bread, the disciples asked Jesus, “Where would you like us to plan for you to eat the Passover feast?” Jesus replied to them, “Go into the city and you will find a man, and tell him that we would like to come to his house for Passover.” First of all, what is the Feast of Unleavened Bread, and what is the Passover? These are actually the same things. The Jews celebrated the Passover ever since the time of Moses, when the Lord saved all the Israelite babies. This was when the Lord ‘passed over’ their houses, and they were kept safe. This is another big story your teacher will have to tell you another time. During the time of the Passover celebrations the people didn’t eat or have any bread in their homes with yeast in it. Yeast is what makes the bread all big and puffy. Without yeast the bread is flat, and that is called unleavened bread. Now back to the story. The disciples did just as Jesus asked, and they found a place and got ready for the Passover. The evening came, and Jesus and the twelve disciples sat to eat the meal. The disciples were eating quietly, they had a lot on their minds. They were worried because some people wanted to kill Jesus because he was getting so popular. Jesus could see the disciples were worried. He said to them quietly, “I tell you the truth, one of you here will betray me.” The disciples looked at each other in shock, and some of them asked Jesus, “It isn’t me, is it Lord?” Jesus replied, “The one who dips his bread into the bowl with me will betray me. I will die, just as it is written, but the man who betrays me will feel sorry forever. Then Judas, with his head down spoke quietly to Jesus, “It isn’t me, is it?” Jesus answered, “Yes, you are the one.” Judas’ head went down even lower, he had hoped that the other disciples had not heard what Jesus said. Luckily, they were paying more attention to Jesus breaking apart some bread. He thanked God for the bread and shared it with the disciples and said, “Take this and eat it. This is my body which is given for you”. Then he took a full cup, thanked God for it and said, “This is my blood, which will be poured out for many peo-


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1 ¼ lbs/ 560g ready made marzipan 1 lb/ 450g dried mixed fruits (currants, raisins, sultanas, glace cherries) 3 oz/80g candied chopped peel 8 oz/ 225g plain flour Pinch salt 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp freshly grated nutmeg 6 oz/ 175g butter 6 oz /175g fine/caster sugar 3 large eggs, beaten Milk to mix 2 tbsp apricot jam

Preparation: Heat the oven to 325°F/170°C/Gas 3 Line a 7 inch cake tin with greaseproof paper. Divide the almond paste into 3 and take one portion and roll it to a round the size of the cake tin. In a large roomy bowl mix the dried fruits, peel with the flour, salt and spices. In another large bowl cream the butter with the sugar until light and fluffy. Add the beaten egg to the butter mixture a little bit at a time, beating well after each addition - do not try to rush this process as the mixture could curdle. If it does curdle simply add a tbsp of the flour and mix again, this should bring the mixture back together. Carefully fold in half the flour and half the fruit into the egg and butter mixture, once incorporated repeat with the remaining flour and fruit. Put half of the cake mixture into the tin, smooth and cover with the round of almond paste. Put the remaining cake mixture into the tin and smooth the surface carefully. Bake in the centre of the oven for 1 hour. Lower the heat to 300°F/150°C/Gas 2 and bake for 3 hours until the cake is golden brown. Remove from the oven and leave to cool in the tin. Roll another third of almond paste, again to the size of the tin. Make the remaining almond paste equally into 11 tiny balls. Once the cake is completely cool, remove from the tin and brush the top of the cake with apricot jam and cover with the disc of almond paste. Place the 11 tiny balls of paste evenly around the edge. Brush the paste all over with a little apricot jam and place under a hot grill until lightly browned. The cake can then be decorated as you wish with tiny Easter eggs or any other Easter theme. Enjoy!

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Please mention The CF15 Directory when responding to adverts ÒMy Special BobÓ Let me introduce you to my pony Bob, he is an amazing pony and is very special to me. Bob is special because he has a real sense of humour, he is cheeky and naughty, he causes trouble all the time and constantly kicks his stable door for your attention and makes faces at you like in his picture! Bob is my first pony and I have done a lot with him like show jumping, dressage, crosscountry, drag hunting and lots of riding over the mountains to the forestry and beach. We have been to loads of places to compete with him like Hereford, Milton Keynes and David Broomes. Bob has come on lots but sadly I will grow out of him soon and will not be able to ride him any more, I donÕt want to stop doing things with him so because I am growing out of him I want to start driving him. We tried him in a trap and he was brilliant, we took Bob to David Brooms Event Centre to have a lesson with James Broom and he thinks he has a lot of potential in him and was very impressed with him. Once I have grown out of him I am interested in driving him myself and competing him in a trap. We would be able to do dressage like before but with a trap. Instead of show jumping and crosscountry jumping we would do obstacles and cones where you have to drive as fast as you can around the course not hitting any of the gates or knocking the balls off the cones. Bob is too special to me and so I will not sell him and I will keep him and look after him forever. Because I will not be able to ride him and will need to buy a trap and harness, which is expensive I have started saving all my pocket money and Birthday money so I can keep Bob always and we can still have fun together. Megan Coles & Bob aged 10 & 12 from Morganstown.

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www.cf15directory.com Radyr Drama Society presents a farce:"Hello, is There Any Body There?" by Ian Hornby. Author of murder mysteries Lady Amelia and her barely-sober husband Sir Malcolm try to get family friend Freddie to come up with some new plot lines for her latest novel. The murder toll rises - as does the body heap on stage. The resident cook and the butler are of little help,the police investigation bumbles along, until the famous - no, not that one - Miss Marbles arrives to take both charge and a fancy to Freddie.... A hilarious and chaotic farce is the result. Performances Thurs 26th - Sat 28th April 2012 7.30 pm at the Morganstown Village Hall. Tickets ÂŁ5-ÂŁ8,from Welsh's Fruit & Veg Station Road, or tel 20842585 or 20843176. www.radyr.org.uk/drama Published by: The CF15 Directory Limited Company Number: 07775469 Registered in England & Wales The Editor: Joanna Tailby Business Address: The CF15 Directory Ltd. Contact Details: PO Box 1, JA Consultants, Web: http://www.cf15directory.com 14 Dan-y-Bryn Avenue, Radyr, Tel: 07989431716 Cardiff, CF15 8DD Email: info@cf15directory.com While every care has been taken to ensure that the data contained in this document is accurate, neither the publisher nor its editorial contributors can accept, and hereby disclaim, any liability to any party for loss or damage caused by errors or omissions resulting from negligence, accident or any other cause. The CF15 Directory does not officially endorse any advertising material included within this publication. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in any retrieval system in any form without the prior permission of the publisher. Distribution Delivered to at least 8000 homes in Cardiff every other month including: Radyr, Morganstown, Taffs Well, Ty Rhiw, Tongwynlais, Creigiau, Gwaelod Y Garth, Pentyrch, Nantgarw. You can see the magazine online, get prices and deadline dates at www.cf15directory.com

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Useful Numbers University Hospital of Wales University Hospital Llandough Cardiff Royal Infirmary West Wing Royal Glamorgan Hospital Velindre Hospital Welsh Blood Service NHS Direct Connect to Cardiff Police Emergency Police non Emergency Citizens Advice Bureau National Rail Enquiries Cardiff Airport

029 2074 7747 029 2071 1711 029 2049 2233 01443 443443 029 2061 5888 0800 252 266 0845 46 47 029 2087 2087 999 101 029 2034 6490 08457 484950 01446 711111

The following are numbers for problems that require urgent attention: Gas 0800 111 999 Electricity 0800 052 0400 Water 0800 052 0130 Churches Radyr Baptist Church Radyr Methodist Church Christ Church Church In Wales, Church Road, Pentyrch Holy Family R.C. Church, Carter Place, Fairwater Llandaff Cathedral, Cathedral Green, Llandaff Salvation Army, Teilo Street, Canton St Michael’s Church, Tongwynlais Ainon Baptist Church, Tongwynlais

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Education Bryn Deri County Primary & Nursery Creigiau Primary School Ffynnon Taf Primary Ysgol Gwaelod y Garth School & Nursery Nantgarw Infants School Pentyrch Primary School Radyr Primary School Radyr Comprehensive Radyr Adult Education Centre Tongwynlais Primary

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