Entries by Ed1

Resolven Welfare Hall Restaurant

The Resolven Miners Welfare Hall has been the beating heart of the village since the 1920’s. The lights in the Hall were nearly extinguished  but now they are burning bright again through the efforts of a dedicated and determined group of people.   You may not be able to see a film there any more, […]

Old Abergarwed

I came across these iconic images in my Library of Abergarwed recently.  They  were given to me by a photographer  a few years ago,.  The images were in a different format. They were all dark and its been very interesting to see what was on them when I managed to bring the images back to […]

Community Challenge 2022

Tai Tarian’s Community Challenge is back and looking for applications from not for profit facilities and groups in Neath Port Talbot.  Three projects will benefit in 2022 and will see our staff and contractors descend on a community facility for a day to give it a makeover.  Painting, decorating, repairs or general maintenance are all […]

Keep your Eyes Peeled at Halloween

If you come across unexpected litle crocheted gifts around the village, here’s the reason why Resolven’s Random Acts of Kindness started when two friends started talking about what they could do to help brighten up people’s day. We both learnt to crochet during the first lockdown and we thought we would share some small projects […]

Ghost Hunting With Resolven Welfare Ladies Group and Friends

Friends of Ynysfach Primary once again provided a pumpkin carving competition at the school , which gave the Welfare Ladies Group a perfect opportunity to show them off by transporting them from the school yard over to the canal.  A pumpkin trail was made from the 1st lock to Ty Banc cottage. There were 97 […]

Mike has an Intruder

I had to go the hospital, and on my return, I looked through the window to see if all was OK.  It was not, as I had an intruder and he had the devil in his eyes. It was not a human.  It was a sparrow hawk and he was up to no good. Sparrowhawks are birds of prey. They’re […]