Entries by Ed1

Ray Milland–Report from Resolfen History Society

A Report on the May Meeting of Resolfen History Society Ray Milland Former headmaster and BBC Wales Pop Historian, Phil Davies has been a speaker at the meetings of the History Society for several years, and this year he took, Neath film star, Ray Milland as his focus. He began by describing a visit to […]

Local Pool Men Play for Wales

European Blackball Pool tournament–Bridlington Spa–May 2nd – May 6th   Welsh Pool squad u23 b1 Geraint Wellstead (front 2nd left) Calum Harvey Dewi Williams Jake Stebbings Corey Williams Sam Fowler Manager – Gavin Bosworth It was off to Bridlington for local man Geraint Wellstead to represent Wales in pool in the u23 b1 squad managed by […]

Resolven AFC Do the Double

Resolven AFC – Double Promotion  Eventually it was a successful season for both Resolven AFC 1st and 2nd senior teams, with both securing promotion on the final day of the season. After being relegated the season before last the 1st team were keen to bounce back up as soon as possible and the disappointment of […]

Wind Farm Grants Application Meeting

Pen y Cymoedd Wind Farm Community Fund CIC· Come and chat to us about funding for your community, sports group or business idea! We have appointments in Resolven on 21st May  2 pm-5.30 pm in Resolven Community Centre and Pontrhydyfen on 19th June – email us now to book a slot and we can give you […]

Resolven Starlets Take Centre Stage

Dance company XCLUSIVE have once again exceeded all expectations and produced another stunning spring show at the Princess Royal Theatre in Port Talbot. Saturday May 4th was their 4th appearance in  .the Princess Royal Theatre and the theme was ‘A night at the movies’ and included dances to songs from some of the dancers favourite films. The […]

Clyne Free Mission Anniversary

     CLYNE FREE MISSION CHURCH ANNIVERSARY 2019 CELEBRATING 88Years 1931-2019 ———— Join us  ———— For   WORSHIP SERVICES SUNDAY May 12th 11.00am & 6.00pm Speaker: Pastor Peter Mitchell   AND Monday May 13th at 7.00pm Speaker:  Mr. Roger Bale (Cross Hands) A very warm welcome to you to join with us as we celebrate […]

Peter Guard’s Table Tennis Memories

I recently read articles on your site and the article written by Gareth Evans, who I know has been involved on the Resolven Table Tennis scene for an extremely long time. I started my table tennis at the YMCA in the late 40’s early 50’s and later played for the old Welfare Team who were […]

Mike Captures Baby Swans

I have been watching these swans for some time, both partners build the nest. The female is on the nest most of the day, so it was about time I went there and see if anything was happening, I sat on the bank which seemed to be ages The female gets up and tidies the nest, and […]

Storm Hannah Hits Porthcawl

Gusts of up to 82mph (132km/h) have battered the UK as Storm Hannah caused power cuts and disrupted travel, with Wales the windiest part of the country. Mike Davies, RDN photographer, spent a few hours in Porthcawl to get these images    

List of Candidates for Election -Resolven Ward Neath Borough Council

Neath Port Talbot Borough Council is holding an election to  appoint a councillor to represent  the Resolven Ward. Polling Day is Thursday the  23rd of May. To see the list of candidates standing for election, CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW https://www.npt.gov.uk/media/11719/elections_satpn_resolven.pdf

Dan Does the Double

What an achiement for our  local star swimmer Daniel Jervis !  Dan won two gold medals in the British Swimming Championships  in Glasgow last week.     First of all he won  the 400 metres freestyle and then the 1500 freestyle, with  a time that makes him the second fastest in the world at that […]