Entries by Ed1

Milk Delivery

I have negotiated for Totally Welsh to start a milk delivery service in the Resolven, Abergarwed, Melincourt and Clyne area. This is a great way to reduce our plastic waste and go back to a more recyclable glass product. To start with they will be delivering Monday Wednesday and Fridays. If anyone is interested in […]

A Report on the November Meeting of Resolven History Society– “Evacuees”

  This month’s topic had been widely awaited by the members of the Society, since the story of the mass evacuation of children from the inner cities to the safer countryside is still within memory and equally poignant since the meeting coincided with the commemoration of the Armistice of 1918. However, Mr Peter Rees, who […]

Clyne Remembrance Service

The Service of Remembrance at Clyne War Memorial on Sunday the 10th of November was conducted by Father Andrew Davies   David Richards-Sec, Resolven Branch o f the Royal British Legion   IMAGES and VIDEO by MIKE DAVIES CLICK BELOW FOR VIDEO        

Farmers Arms Resolven Planning Appeal

The new owners of The Farmers Arms public house in Resolven are proposing to convert it into a dwelling.  Their planning application was narrowly rejected by Neath Port Talbot Council, by 5 votes to four.  They have appealed against this decision and any objections to their appeal have to be made by November 18th. There is […]

Mike Captures Double Rainbow

They say there is a rainbow around every corner. This spectacular double rainbow was captured over the Vale of Neath to brighten up a grey day. Image by RDN photographer Mike Davies      

History Society Report

The Swansea Workhouses This month’s speaker was Mr Bernard Lewis of Cimla, a noted local historian and author. His topic was to follow a day in the life in the Swansea Workhouse in the nineteenth century.  He began by noting that our perception of workhouses was the portrayal handed down by Charles Dickens in novels […]