Entries by Ed1

Photos from Scrumptious Cream Tea

        Word has spread about the mouth-watering array of cakes on display in St David’s Church Hall for the Annual Summer Cream Tea  All tables were taken on Friday afternoon for this year’s tea party-very good news for the organisers who arrange the tea to raise funds for St. David’s Church Restoration […]

Sardis Community Hall

  Sardis Community Hall (the old Apostolic Church) will be officially opened on Tuesday the 19th of June. As a matter of interest, this is the same date 50 years ago that this building was first opened for Christian worship at 7p.m on the 19th. Kevin John, well known celebrity, will be opening the Hall. […]

Royal Wedding for Resolven Bride and Groom

On the same day as the Royal Wedding, Resolven’s own Rory Healey married Steph Harries at St. David’s Church. The sun came out and everything shone -it was a glorious day. Their friends and family turned out to celebrate their happy day with the reception held at the Aberdulais Golf Range under the new wedding […]

Building Blocks Family Centre launches the new Families Together 2 Project

On Friday 4th May 2018, Building Blocks Family Centre held it’s  official launch of the Families Together 2 project funded by the Big Lottery Fund.  The new project will be a family led, supportive service which will enable families to get the best start in life. It will help families to build vital skills such […]

Who Won the Church Hall Quiz?

There was a very good “turnout” for the Christian Aid Week Quiz in St David’s Church Hall Resolven this week.  11 teams really enjoyed the challenge set for them by quiz master Trefor Jones, ably abetted by organiser Ruth Jones.         As usual, lots of imagination was shown in the choice of […]

New Life

Another delightful  image captured for us by MIKE DAVIES

Bowls Win for Resolven Mother and Daughter

Resolven Ladies’ Bowls players Carwen Thomas and her daughter Ceri Holmes had a good win in the first round of the West Glamorgan Pairs Competition this week. It was a home game and, as usual, our players had supporters!       In an absorbing  game against Carol Davies and Margaret Phillips from the Llansawel […]

Royal Wedding Celebrated in Style in Resolven Welfare

The royal wedding of Prince Harry and his bride Meghan was celebrated at the Miners’ Welfare, Resolven. The ladies arrived from 10am onwards to watch the build- up to the big day and examine the outfits worn by not only the royal family but by the many celebrities and friends who attended.  There were smiles […]

Hanging Baskets Competition

This will be the 5th year for RDN’s Hanging Baskets Competition, and we are pleased to say that Resolven Community Council is kindly sponsoring it again. 1st Prize-£50  2nd Prize-£30  3rd Prize-£20   The baskets will be judged on Tuesday the 3rd of July and the judges for the 5th year running, will be from […]

Report from Resolfen History Society

  Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive’, Sir Walter Scott.   The above quote is often mistakenly attributed to Shakespeare, when in fact it comes from a poem by Sir Walter Scott on Flodden field. Yet it is very apt to describe the fascinating talk given by Phil […]

Who Won the Duck Race?

Over the last few weeks, with Huw’s help I have been preparing for the Duck Race. Huw had ordered the nets and the ducks whilst Sian, Huw, and myself had made various site visits to choose the most suitable, accessible and safest course with the ultimate aim not to lose any ducks. So, with a […]

Pink Moon Over Vale of Neath

The PINK MOON graced the night sky over the vale of Neath last weekend-the final weekend in April. The name of this full moon  comes from the pink coloured flowers wild ground phlox, one of the first spring flowers. Image by Mike Davies        

Fire in Local Scrapyard

  A large fire broke out at a metal scrap yard in Neath Port Talbot on Saturday evening. South Wales Fire said it received the first of dozens of calls about 19:20 BST reporting the blaze near the the A465 at Skewen. Three fire engines were  in attendance at the scene but there was not considered to be […]

What’s Ynysfach W.I been up to lately?

March began with a trip to Abergavenny for a little retail therapy and a browse around the wonderful indoor market. We set off amid snow flurries and a bitingly cold wind – some of us wondering if perhaps we would be better off staying at home! However we braved the elements and had a thoroughly […]

Resolven Young Performers Delight Audience with Latest Show

JACK and  THE BEANSTALK On Saturday April 2ist, I sat in the audience to watch the latest offering from Resolven Young Performers.  The group has grown over the years and this year they performed their pantomime in Cam Gears Club instead of the Miners Welfare to accommodate the larger cast and what a show they […]