Entries by Ed1

The Great Easter Egg Hunt

This Easter weekend there was a great Easter Egg Hunt along the canal in Resolven. It was organised by the Resolven Ladies Group and sponsored by the Resolven Welfare and they were also helped by some hard working volunteers. One of the organisers was Diane Sims: “It started off as an idea but became a […]

Gnoll Park Walkabout

 The Gnoll Estate Country Park in Neath is set within 230 acres and it was voted as the best picnic spot in Wales(2010) by the Warburtons National Picnic Awards. I have a season ticket, which is well worth it, and I try to get there in the early hours, around 7.30 am, as the light at […]

Happy Birthday—Seeing Double!

Multi talented RDN photographer Mike Davies and his twin brother Pat will be celebrating their birthdays on Easter Monday. In fact, the twins were a great surprise for the family when they both arrived in Abergarwed on 5th of April, 77 years ago. Grandfather Joe was getting ready to go to work and leave the […]

Coronavirus Update: Neath Valley

PRESS RELEASE NPT 31 March 2021 In response to the Covid cluster of cases in the Neath Valley, residents are encouraged to adhere to important social distance / self-isolation rules and are advised to arrange an immediate test if they experience any symptoms new, even if not serious, which seems unusual to them or their […]

Look Behind You!

Turn around and look behind you when waiting for the bus home in the centre of Neath, and there it is-the best view from a bus station in the country, surely? Victoria Gardens was opened to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee in 1897 and then officially opened as Victoria Gardens in 1898.  Several features from […]

Llys Bethania Flats

Affordable Flats Available RAILWAY TERRACE RESOLVEN 2 first floor single flats available for over 55’s Contact: Aelwyd Housing Association 029 2048 1203

Full Snow Moon

Depending on cloud cover over our location you will see the big, bright, full moon of the winter season!  This full moon is known as the Full Snow Moon or the Full Hunger Moon. The moon rose near on Saturday morning- not to be missed.  As always, I had everything ready and got the shot. Mike Davies—RDN photographer