Entries by Ed1

Resolven International Pools Player in Malta

Congratulations to Amanda Evans of John Street Resolven, who represented Wales in a recent international pools competition held on the island of Malta.  After three years in the Welsh Ladies’  B team, Amanda was chosen for the top A side for the first time and she and her team mates did exceptionally well against women […]

Youth Quiz Night in Welfare Hall

  On Friday December 9th, students from Neath Port Talbot College held a Christmas Quiz and raffle at Resolven Miner’s Welfare for the fundraising section of their Welsh Bacc qualification. The charitywhich they decided to support was Maggie’s Cancer Care and at the end of the night the hard working girls managed to collect a […]

Let it Snow Says Mike

  For RDN readers who might miss out on a white Christmas, share these scenes captured on the Brecon Beacons, Dec 11th 2017   Images by Mike Davies   Editor’s comment:  Mike is a BBC Weather Watcher and his Brecon photos were shown on the main BBC news that night and BBC Breakfast Time the following […]

Christmas Tea Great Success

Every year, a mouthwatering Christmas Tea is held in St. David’s Church Hall, Resolven.and last Friday, I attended the event for the first time and spoke with Val Bishop, one of the main organizers, who told me more about the preparation of the tea and what happens during the event. She said, “The tea is […]

Message From Resolven Boy in Luton

  Hello Resolven District News! Pleased to see you back with your new web site. I am interested in William Willis’s new book and to hear he is getting another one lined up, as I have a few things he may be interested in researching. I haven’t got his recent published book yet though.   I’ll see to […]

Super Moon Over Vale of Neath

The cold moon or super moon last night (Dec 3rd) was at a point in its orbit or perigee at which it is closest to the earth.  It can appear to be up to 14% larger and 30% brighter than usual. The image was taken when the moon was rising and the skies were overcast, but […]

Mike’s Photos and Video from Christmas Fayre

Despite the gloomy overcast afternoon weather with dampness in the air, the Resolven residents came out in full strength on Saturday to brighten up the proceedings. There was plenty of variety in the marquee selling Christmas  bric a brac for every ones taste, and talking of taste the home made cakes and pies in the […]

Building Blocks Youth Cafe

Resolven Youth Café is held on a Tuesday once a month in Resolven Building Blocks—  6.30 pm to 8 pm for school year 6 pupils to school year 11. It opened on October 17th and provides a relaxing and safe environment for the village youth to visit.  Each session’s delicacies are themed, ranging from ‘Taco […]

Resolven Youth Rugby Abroad

This is the first year for quite a while that there will be no junior rugby teams in Resolven.  The talented group of youngsters who “kicked off” together as under 7’s and played through to the under 16’s are now all in the Resolven Youth team. But before the start of their first season as […]