Entries by Ed1

Mike Meets Mountaineers

  The roads on the Brecon Beacons were excellent, although  the snow had gone into large drifts in places.      The peaks were covered in mist and I had to dodge a few hefty hail squalls, but I particularly wanted to take these falls as they were frozen over.     I was very fortunate that […]

Snapped in the Snow and Ice

Two of our RDN  team, Diane Sims and Mike Davies, have been out and about  capturing images of our valley in the icy grasp of the Beast from the East and Storm Emma. Send us YOUR storm pics by emailing  them to us us on:   am@resolvendistrictnews.co.uk Mike captured this charming image for us before the storms […]

Remembering Redvers-54 years a councillor

Following the sad passing of Redvers Davies on the 12th of February here follows the contents of an article placed in the One Voice Wales monthly on line newspaper last year. I worked with Redvers Davies on the Community Council for twenty seven years and it is remarkable that I do not recall us ever […]

What has Ynysfach WI been up to?

After a very busy December – filled with a carol concert, the Christmas Fayre, a delicious Christmas lunch and a lively party in the Church Hall, we were all glad to have a spell of quiet relaxation and a rest for the digestive system. However we were soon back together for our January meeting, looking […]

End of an Era

  2018 is a very sad year  for sport in the village of Resolven, for after 24 years, and hundreds of children passing through their ranks, Resolven Junior Football Club has folded. Club Chairman Mr Clive Chambers said, “This is a very sad time not only for myself, but for the village of Resolven. I […]

Women’s World Day of Prayer

Women’s World Day of Prayer takes place the first Sunday in March every year.  It is a Service put together by women and the same service is celebrated across the world, starting in Oceania and then across to the Americas. Also, each year a different country compiles the programme and this year the women of […]

“Sweet Bêr Dâr: Queen of the Valley”

A  report on the monthly meeting of Resolfen History Society This month’s speaker was the highly amusing and entertaining Huw Williams of Merthyr Tudful. Huw has visited us on many occasions and also held an adult education class in Resolven some years ago, an experience he recalls with affection. His topic this year was “Sweet […]

Resolven Bowlers in Welsh Team

Congratulations to Simon Ace (seen left) and Stephen Allen (seen right) on being selected to represent Wales at the British Home Series Internationals in Paisley (Scotland) in March. This follows on from them gaining their first caps in 2017 in Belfast.   Simon will also represent Wales in the British singles championship after he won the […]