Entries by Ed1

This week’s message from Sardis Pastor

Better to Stand Alone than to Follow the Crowd – Message 05/04/20 In the book of Acts 14 :8 – 20; we read a very interesting story on Paul and Barnabas’ ministry. The story is interesting for different reasons (a miracle took place, Paul and Barnabas were seen as gods. Paul and Barnabas reaction, the […]

Happy Birthday Abergarwed Twins

    Warmest “Birthday Greetings” go to Mike Davies, our brilliant Resolven District News photographer and twin brother Pat who are 76 on Sunday the 5th of April Mike always says he’s delighted to be here because when he and Pat  arrived in Abergarwed 76 years ago, the midwife gave him two days to live!  […]

Two Golden Wedding Couples in Resolven

With all the doom and gloom of the coronavirus disrupting our normal lives we must remember not to forget important celebrations. Saturday 28th March was the Golden Wedding of two couples living in the village and even with isolation issues and distancing there was still room for family and friends to congratulate and celebrate the milestone […]

Update from Resolven Food Bank

Following the closure of Resolven Building Blocks today we have made some changes to the way that the food bank operates. The Resolven food bank will remain OPEN to support as many people in this difficult time as possible. From now on all parcel requests need to be made between Monday and Thursday either through […]

Message for Sardis Members from Pastor Fortunato Santos

Hello there!! As you are aware, we are facing some very challenging days ahead of us. At the present moment we are not allowed to get together for worship in our building. So, in order to keep in touch with everyone, I will be sending you some notes of our Sunday Evening worship and also […]

Food Bank Needs Our Help Urgently

I work at Resolven Building Blocks and volunteer at the Food Bank and we are absolutely desperate at the moment for donations. We are now seeing more of a demand for our food bank than ever so we are pleading with our lovely community to please spare what they can. We are desperate for the […]

self isolation information

I have been given out self isolation leaflets to put in windows for people with low immune systems, I have left some in family shopper and the new In shop.  I will be leaving some  to be left in Clyne community hall.   If you know anyone who is already self isolating or for any […]

Library Closure

Resolven and District Community Library has been informed that all libraries in Neath Port Talbot will be closed from 4pm on March 17th until further notice. No fines will be issued for books that cannot be returned during this period. We thank you for your continued support and will update you when we have more information. […]

St Patrick’s Day

St Patrick was born Maewyn Succat around 386 AD. his father’s villa was probably the present day site of Tavern-y-Banwen and it was from here that he was kidnapped when he was 16. There was a Roman fort called Ricus at Banwen and a large Roman marching camp stood nearby   Info. GOOGLE Image  MIKE DAVIES RDN Photographer

Cancellation of History Society Meeting

Owing to the ever changing situation regarding the coronavirus, I have had to take the decision to cancel our activities until the outlook becomes a little clearer. Most of our members are over 70 and would be unable to attend in all probability.   With great regret,   Trefor Jones