Entries by Ed1

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 […]

Clyne Free Mission Carol Service with Salvation Army Band

CLYNE FREE MISSION EVANGELICAL CHURCH Neath Road Clyne SA11 4BW 2017 CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION O Come let us adore Him Christ the Lord’ ———— Join us for our ———— SALVATION ARMY BAND CAROL  SERVICE Monday December 11th at 7.00pm ( All proceeds go to The Salvation Army) A WARM WELCOME IS EXTENDED TO YOU Clyne Free Mission Evangelical […]

Ynysfach W.I “get crafty”

November turned out to be a month full of craft and creativity. Our first crafty caper was a trip on the 4th November to see the ‘Made By Hand’ exhibition held in Cardiff City Hall. This annual event is held to showcase the work of 135 exceptional craftsmenand women from Wales . The skills on […]

Resolven Christmas Lights

The Christmas street lights have always been provided by Neath/Port Talbot  Council, but this year Resolven Community Council has taken over the  task. Clerk to the council Mrs Cheryl Payne explains:     “We will be paying for and putting up the lights in Resolven this year, but there might be a  delay through having […]

Children’s Multi Climbing Frame Removed

The multi climbing frame was removed from Resolven Park today.  It was a “star attraction” for many years, but  was in need of repair and the cost for Resolven Community Council would have been prohibitive.   Now for the good news!  A replacement multi climbing frame will be arriving in the spring and the hard […]

New Team Members Welcome

The Resolven District News team is looking for recruits to help run our refreshed village website.   All you have to do is keep your eyes peeled and ears open for what’s happening on your patch (club, society or family occasions and celebrations). Pass the info. on to us—- or write it up yourself if you enjoy […]

Report from Resolven Welfare Tuesday Club

  The CISWO (Coal Industry Social   Welfare Organisation) runs a Tuesday club at the Welfare Hall every other Tuesday from 11am until 1pm where people meet and socialise. Recently, they invited Trefor Jones from the Resolfen History Society to give a talk and he chose his subject well, recalling the anthracite strike of 1925. Trefor […]

Mike Captures Beaver Moon Shot

Our talented RDN photographer Mike Davies, or Abergarwed boy as he still likes to call himself, captured this stunning shot of the moon juxtaposed with an image of Neath town clock recently.  Mike says it was named a Beaver Moon by the American Indians, because it appeared as winter approached and helped them to hunt […]

Clyne Remembrance Service Report

Clyne Remembrance Service Report   The Remembrance Day Service at Clyne War Memorial was well attended by local people and conducted by Father Andrew Davies and Reader/Lay Minister Moira Randall from St. David’s Church, Resolven, with Pastor Peter Mitchell from Clyne Free Mission and members of the Resolven Branch of the Royal British Legion. The […]

Frost on Rheola Lock Gates

  A sure sign of the approach of winter as the first hard frosts arrive on Rheola Lock gates. Image Mike Davies Nov. 13th