Entries by Ed1

Open Day On Bowling Green Great Success

Toddlers and grandparents and all in-between enjoyed themselves immensely at   Resolven Bowlers Open Day on Easter Bank Holiday Monday       There was blazing sunshine. There was coaching from international bowler Andrew Hopkins and Hugh Lewis who coaches international squads.  What more could you ask for when  starting off in a game that captivated […]

Mike’s Mystery Photo

My brother was sent this old image from our cousins in Leominster who are on our granddad’s side. How they had the photo we have no idea and I ‘m wondering if anyone can let us know if it’s a Resolven band. I knew our dad played the ukulele in his early years, he is on the bottom […]

Easter Greetings

  Happy Easter to all our readers from the RDN team  Image by Mike Davies 

Childhood Memories of Resolven From Nik Samuel

Nik Samuel, formally of Cory Street, shares some childhood memories with us in these charming verses Sweetman’s Field This is looking good Mr Morgan just came in He smiled at Miss Norton  And she gave him a grin He did that thing he did with the chalk I think he thinks it’s funny But all […]

Mike’s Full Moon

April’s full moon has been labelled the Pink Moon but it may not appear in the night sky the same colour that its name suggests.  Named after a distinctive spring flowers that appear in April, the Pink Moon will reach its peak on Friday just after midday.    I captured this full moon and the motorway at […]

Meet Karen Teal–Talented Village Newcomer

Hi, I’m Karen Teal and I have been an Art and Textiles teacher for 33 years. I am passionate about all forms of art and textiles and about working with learners young and old to develop skills, concepts, understanding, creativity and confidence.   I come from North Wales originally but I’ve lived and taught art […]

Easter Services Clyne Free Mission

 CLYNE FREE MISSION EVANGELICAL CHURCH 2019 EASTER CELEBRATION  ‘And that believing you may have life in His name‘  ———— Please join us for our  ———— EASTER SERVICES     GOOD FRIDAY 19th April  at 7.00 pm    Speaker: Pastor Peter Mitchell AND EASTER SUNDAY 21st APRIL  11.00am & 6.00pm Speaker: Pastor Peter Mitchell (Clyne)  A WARM WELCOME IS EXTENDED […]

Resolfen History Society April Report

The Remarkable tale of the Coombe Tennants of Cadoxton Before commencing on the report it is only fair to note that the meeting began in sombre mood following the death of Society President and founder Phylip Jones. In the absence of Chairman Gwyn Thomas, the Society’s Secretary Trefor Jones, after a minute’s silence, gave a […]

Abergarwed Twins Reach 75

Our wonderful RDN photographer Mike Davies and his twin brother Pat are 75 years old this week.  Happy Birthday to both of you! Here is Mike’s account of that day, 75 years ago, (as told to him later of course! )  But it was certainly  a day to remember. We were born in the front room […]

Defibrillator Training

There was a chance to learn how to use a debrillator in a class held last Thursday in Resolven Community Hall.          

A Plaque in Memory of Redvers Davies

Friday March 29th had been scheduled for nearly three years as a momentous date in British constitutional history. However, Resolven Community Council had a far more important task to perform in unveiling a plaque at the community centre in memory of the unstinting service of Councillor Redvers Davies. Councillor Davies completed fifty four years as […]

Spring Morning 30th March Vale of Neath

SUNRISE   A TOUCH OF FROST   RHEOLA LAKE AT SUNRISE Our RDN photographer Mike Davies was up with the lark to provide  us with these lovely images. Many thanks Mike!