Entries by Ed1

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!  

Young Resolven Player Leads Wales to Victory

Resolven youth rugby player Bradley Roderick who plays inside centre for Resolven youth has been given the honour of captain for the Welsh youth team. From captaining his local team last year to captaining the national youth team this year is an accolade not seen in Resolven before.     Resolven youth are trained by […]

River Neath High Tide Pictures

Has anyone noticed how high the tides are lately? This is due to the Spring tides and it is also seen in September.  They reach heights of 10.20 + higher in rough weather, The Bristol Channel has the second highest tidal range in the world, only exceeded by the Bay of Fundy in Canada.(source Google) I was out and about […]

Funeral Notice for Mr Philip Jones

 In Loving Memory Of Philip Jones Peacefully, on Friday 15th March 2019, at his home. Philip, of Woodland Terrace, Resolven. Dearly loved husband of Glenis, much loved and respected father of Stephen, Rhian and Rhys, dear father-in-law of Kate, Wayne and Lisa and cherished ‘Grumpy’ of his grandchildren. Philip will be greatly missed by his […]

A  Report on the March Meeting of Resolven History Society

March has proved a busy month for the History Society thus far. On the 8th, the Society held their annual dinner at the Angel, Pontneddfechan, attended by twenty three members and a good time was had by all. On the following Monday, a good attendance awaited Mr Huw Williams of Dowlais at the Church Hall. […]