Entries by Ed1

Head Shave for Macmillan in Resolven

    Angie Chillingworth  “Braved the Shave” for Macmillan Cancer Support in  Hers and Sirs salon Resolven  this week  Before the razor began its work,  Angie said: “Why I hear you ask??? Well I am doing this to pay respect to all those who have fought and lost the battle with cancer and for those […]

Neath’s Great War Poppy Trail Oct 27th

The Poppy Trail took place on a bitterly cold day with a biting wind. The Women Suffragettes gathered in Victoria Park, ready to march through the town in part of the centenary celebrations, and aims to tell the story of a select few of those service men who lost their lives in the conflict Images […]

New Shop in Village

THE CWTCH Emily Ridge and Lisa Stokes have opened for business on the Square selling take away food with many home made options on the menu. We wish them luck in their new endeavour and hope it’s a great success. Watch this space for 2 more new shops opening soon! REPORT by DIANE  SIMS  

New Debrillators for Resolven

Resolven Community Council are to be congratulated on acquiring funds from the Ffynnon Oer  Wind Farm Energy Project and from  Ynysfach W.I. to purchase a new defibrillator and three secure storage boxes from the charity Cariad.  Thanks have also got to be given to the Welsh Ambulance Service public access defibrillator scheme (especially our own […]

Remarkable Sunset

 Remarkable sunsets could be seen in parts of the UK on Tuesday and Wednesday evening. Mike Davies RDN photographer went out to capture this amazing spectacle and Mike would like to share them with our RDN readers    

News from Resolven Seniors Club

Resolven Village Seniors are pleased to announce it has been awarded a grant of £800 from the Pen y Cymoedd Wind Farm Community Fund CIC The club meets every other week between 11 am and 12.15 pm in the Community Hall. There are  lively discussions, tea and biscuits, a game of bingo and the occasional […]

Mike Davies battles the elements to get some images of Storm Callum

      Mike Davies, our RDN photographer, weathered conditions in the Neath valley and also went to Porthcawl, just after full tide, to try and record the storm, The weather conditions there were some of the worst he has experienced in a long time, so trying to photograph with storm force winds and lashing rain, he was fortunate […]