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Funeral Notice for Mrs Gwenda North

THE FUNERAL OF THE LATE:        Mrs Gwenllian (Gwenda) North of Cory Street, Resolven   WILL BE HELD ON:                         Friday 1st March 2019   SERVICE AT:             Margam Crematorium at 9:30a.m.   Family flowers only.  Donations in lieu if so desired please to: Guide Dogs for the Blind C/o:  The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association […]

Diane Sims reports from Sardis

I was recently invited to Sardis Vestry to talk about the Miners Welfare restoration scheme. It was a Thursday afternoon and it was the weekly ‘Tea with the King’ gathering.  Sardis has a loose connection to the Miners Welfare as it was built by the local mine owners of the past , the Cory brothers, […]

Super moon over the Vale of Neath 19th February 2019

The skies were overcast; fortunately I had a window space for around ten minutes. The moon was approx 2238.000  miles from earth,. The next super moon will be visible weather permitting March 21 2019 Photo by RDN photographer-MIKE DAVIES            

Winter Sunset

We are so very fortunate to be living in a spectacular part of Wales as we tend to get the best sunrises and sunsets. taken 17/02/2019 by RDN photographer Mike Davies 

Resolfen History Society February Report

How many Resolven residents have heard of Iestyn ap Gwrgan? This month’s speaker was Mr. Steve David of Neath who gave a very illuminating talk on the role of the Resolfen area in Welsh history. He began his talk by lamenting the current state of the teaching of Welsh history in schools and the fact […]

Resolven Welfare Hall Newsletter

It’s been all things fundraising at the Miners Welfare Hall again since Christmas. The trustees have been searching relentlessly for funding to restore the old building to its former glory and in the meantime have been raising money for immediate repairs so the place can stay open for use by the community.Our very own RESOLVEN YOUNG […]

Message from America

Eric Powell, now of Florida but a Resolven boy ( John Street), has shared his memories with us before and we were delighted to hear from him again this week. Dear Anita, I’m still getting  enjoyment from  receiving the Resolven District News. Also my continual appearance in each edition, through the Resolven School photographs section, […]