Entries by Ed1

Latest Local Covid 19 Restrictions

Press Release from NPT Council Local restrictions will come into force from 6pm  (Monday 28 September). The restrictions, which will apply to everyone living in Neath Port Talbot, Vale of Glamorgan and Torfaen are: People will not be allowed to enter or leave these areas without a reasonable excuse, such as travel for work or […]

All the Cake You Can Eat

“All the cake you can eat” was on mouth-watering display outside Resolven Church Hall on Saturday, when Resolven W.I held their cake sale for Macmillan Cancer Support. So tempting were the goodies on sale, that by the time our team from R.D.N arrived on the Square, there wasn’t even a crumb in sight. Here’s Resolven […]


(From Mary Baker in Glynneath) The coronavirus lockdown was long but it gave my husband Idris and myself, both the time and privilege to be able to sit and watch nature during the 3 months of beautiful weather that we had and which was a welcome distraction from the virus. From our Bungalow window which faces the […]

Thieves Target Local Churchyard

Colin Lewis of Melincourt has been in touch with us to report that heartless thieves have been at work in the churchyard of Melincwrt Capel. Situated on the mountain above the village, it’s a place held dear by many in the community whose loved ones lie buried there, so what Colin saw on a walk past […]

Canal Tidyup Group

 I am in a group called Ty Banc Canal Group which was formed over a year ago. Our aim is to improve the canal and towpath for the community to enjoy and at the moment we are working on the section between Abergarwed and the Aqueduct over the River Neath.  We have exposed a stone […]

Road Closure Notice

CLYNE AND MELINCOURT COMMUNITY COUNCIL B4434 Closure New Road Tonna  17th August for 5 Days Please note this road will be closed to all traffic Commuters in Clyne and Melincourt, will have to travel to Resolven to connect with the A465  The actual site is located on the bends approaching Tonna and the workmen could […]

Carriageway Surface Dressing -Abergarwed

Information on road works from NPT Council We are scheduled to be carrying out Surface Dressing Carriageway works on the B4242 Neath Road, Abergarwed with the programme expected to commence on the 01.08.2020 for four days pending weather and plant breakdowns. The first two days 01.08.2020 – 02.08.2020 will consist of applying the first coat […]

Village Lockdown Stories

The corona virus lockdown hasn’t been a pleasure as I am sure we all agree but just because adversity comes our way it hasn’t stopped Resolven making the best of a bad thing. So many negatives have dominated our way of living and loving life it’s sometimes been difficult to see a silver lining but […]