Entries by Ed1

Royal Wedding for Resolven Bride and Groom

On the same day as the Royal Wedding, Resolven’s own Rory Healey married Steph Harries at St. David’s Church. The sun came out and everything shone -it was a glorious day. Their friends and family turned out to celebrate their happy day with the reception held at the Aberdulais Golf Range under the new wedding […]

Building Blocks Family Centre launches the new Families Together 2 Project

On Friday 4th May 2018, Building Blocks Family Centre held it’s  official launch of the Families Together 2 project funded by the Big Lottery Fund.  The new project will be a family led, supportive service which will enable families to get the best start in life. It will help families to build vital skills such […]

Who Won the Church Hall Quiz?

There was a very good “turnout” for the Christian Aid Week Quiz in St David’s Church Hall Resolven this week.  11 teams really enjoyed the challenge set for them by quiz master Trefor Jones, ably abetted by organiser Ruth Jones.         As usual, lots of imagination was shown in the choice of […]

New Life

Another delightful  image captured for us by MIKE DAVIES

Bowls Win for Resolven Mother and Daughter

Resolven Ladies’ Bowls players Carwen Thomas and her daughter Ceri Holmes had a good win in the first round of the West Glamorgan Pairs Competition this week. It was a home game and, as usual, our players had supporters!       In an absorbing  game against Carol Davies and Margaret Phillips from the Llansawel […]

Royal Wedding Celebrated in Style in Resolven Welfare

The royal wedding of Prince Harry and his bride Meghan was celebrated at the Miners’ Welfare, Resolven. The ladies arrived from 10am onwards to watch the build- up to the big day and examine the outfits worn by not only the royal family but by the many celebrities and friends who attended.  There were smiles […]

Hanging Baskets Competition

This will be the 5th year for RDN’s Hanging Baskets Competition, and we are pleased to say that Resolven Community Council is kindly sponsoring it again. 1st Prize-£50  2nd Prize-£30  3rd Prize-£20   The baskets will be judged on Tuesday the 3rd of July and the judges for the 5th year running, will be from […]

Report from Resolfen History Society

  Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive’, Sir Walter Scott.   The above quote is often mistakenly attributed to Shakespeare, when in fact it comes from a poem by Sir Walter Scott on Flodden field. Yet it is very apt to describe the fascinating talk given by Phil […]

Who Won the Duck Race?

Over the last few weeks, with Huw’s help I have been preparing for the Duck Race. Huw had ordered the nets and the ducks whilst Sian, Huw, and myself had made various site visits to choose the most suitable, accessible and safest course with the ultimate aim not to lose any ducks. So, with a […]

Pink Moon Over Vale of Neath

The PINK MOON graced the night sky over the vale of Neath last weekend-the final weekend in April. The name of this full moon  comes from the pink coloured flowers wild ground phlox, one of the first spring flowers. Image by Mike Davies