Entries by Ed1

News from Resolven Seniors Club

Resolven Village Seniors are pleased to announce it has been awarded a grant of £800 from the Pen y Cymoedd Wind Farm Community Fund CIC The club meets every other week between 11 am and 12.15 pm in the Community Hall. There are  lively discussions, tea and biscuits, a game of bingo and the occasional […]

Mike Davies battles the elements to get some images of Storm Callum

      Mike Davies, our RDN photographer, weathered conditions in the Neath valley and also went to Porthcawl, just after full tide, to try and record the storm, The weather conditions there were some of the worst he has experienced in a long time, so trying to photograph with storm force winds and lashing rain, he was fortunate […]

Report from October Meeting of Resolfen History Society

The History of Skewen This month’s speaker hardly needed an introduction since former Neath College lecturer, Mrs Carole Wilsher has been a resident of the Forest Lodge in Glynneath Road for thirty seven years. However, despite being well on her way to gaining her permanent -residency in Resolven, she described herself as being “Skewen through […]

Lord Elis-Thomas Visits Miners’ Welfare Hall Resolven

    Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas, Minister of Culture, Media and Sport for Wales (seen right in photo above) visited Resolven Miners’ Welfare Hall on Wednesday, September 12th.  He was accompanied by Mr Phillip Abraham who represents Visit Wales, a tourism organisation that promotes Wales as a tourist destination across the world. The meeting was arranged […]

Macmillan Coffee Morning in Sardis

Macmillan Coffee Morning On Friday 28th of September From 9.30 a.m. -12 noon  In Sardis Chapel Vestry   Please call in and support this worthy Charity.   How did the Macmillan Biggest Coffee Morning all begin? “The first ever Coffee Morning happened way back in 1990. It was a rather small affair with a simple […]

Neath Great September Fair 2018

If you’ve missed Neath Fair this year, enjoy some or the sights as photographed  by Mike Davies         Photos by Mike Davies.  Click on link below for his youtube coverage https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=voKd4XOtog0    

Resolven Mother and Daughter Meet in Bowls Final

The last tournament game of the season for Resolven Ladies’ Bowls Club turned out to be a  spellbinding one.   Carwen Thomas faced her daughter Ceri Holmes in the Four Woods Final in an attempt to become Club Champion for the first time. Carwen was a founder member of the club in 1986.and she became treasurer […]

Annual Meeting of Resolfen History Society

A Report on the Annual Meeting of Resolfen History Society  The attendance was rather sparse in this year’s Annual Meeting with only 13 members in attendance. The Chairman, Mr Gwyn Thomas drew attention to the fact that even the Society President was absent owing to a long term medical condition and hoped that he would […]