Entries by Ed1

Winter Sunset

We are so very fortunate to be living in a spectacular part of Wales as we tend to get the best sunrises and sunsets. taken 17/02/2019 by RDN photographer Mike Davies 

Resolfen History Society February Report

How many Resolven residents have heard of Iestyn ap Gwrgan? This month’s speaker was Mr. Steve David of Neath who gave a very illuminating talk on the role of the Resolfen area in Welsh history. He began his talk by lamenting the current state of the teaching of Welsh history in schools and the fact […]

Resolven Welfare Hall Newsletter

It’s been all things fundraising at the Miners Welfare Hall again since Christmas. The trustees have been searching relentlessly for funding to restore the old building to its former glory and in the meantime have been raising money for immediate repairs so the place can stay open for use by the community.Our very own RESOLVEN YOUNG […]

Message from America

Eric Powell, now of Florida but a Resolven boy ( John Street), has shared his memories with us before and we were delighted to hear from him again this week. Dear Anita, I’m still getting  enjoyment from  receiving the Resolven District News. Also my continual appearance in each edition, through the Resolven School photographs section, […]

A report on the January Meeting of Resolfen History Society

  In the absence of the normal scribe, David Woosnam and Cathy Grahame have kindly provided an account of the meeting. Another change to the programme, was that of the advertised speaker since Mr Phylip Jones was unable to speak owing to illness. Glyn Williams, ably stepped into the gap and gave another splendid talk […]

Resolven Welfare Hall Events

The Welfare is host to a fundraising concert by local youth group Resolven Young Performers on Saturday 26th January. After so many successful shows over the years by this group the Welfare is pleased to welcome them back again to perform a charity night for the Restoration Fund.   CHINESE AUCTION – Saturday February 2nd  at […]

Total Lunar Eclipse

When most people were tucked up in their beds last night, I could not miss  this wonderful show of our universe-the lunar eclipse.  Getting the picture was a waiting game, hoping the cloud wouldn’t spoil the spectacle.  On this occasion, the heavens were kind to me. The next one is in ten years time and […]

First Snows of Winter

 Is this a taste of what is to come?  Brecon Beacons.  Picture  taken from Neath,17/01/2019, by MIKE DAVIES

Calm Before the Storm?

Sunset over the Vale of Neath  taken from the Brecon Beacons 16th Jan.  by MIKE DAVIES