Entries by Ed1

Resolven Women Bowlers Win Local Derby

Resolven Ladies Bowls Club faced Glynneath Ladies last week in the annual Shield game and walked off the green as winners.   As usual, there was an extra special bowls tea afterwards.                 The event serves a double purpose. It is played as a West Glamorgan League game […]

Sardis Community Hall -Clubs for Youngsters

“TIME OUT” FOR YOUNGSTERS AGED 5-10 IS AT 5-6 ON A FRIDAY. “ YOUTH CLUB” FOR YOUNGSTERS AGED 11+, IS ALSO ON A FRIDAY FROM 6-7.30.   THE HALL IS FOR HIRE –ALL ENQUIRIES TO BE MADE TO REV. FORTUNATO SANTOS – 077370769-57

REPORT from Public Meeting Held re. Bus Services and New Health Centre

Meeting held  in Resolven Welfare Hall on Friday the 13th of July The meeting was attended by about 20 residents who were welcomed by South West Wales AM Mrs Suzy Davies.  She said that she had been involved with the original fight to save the Resolven surgery from closure but that fight was over and […]

Resolven Carnival Parade Hits John Street and the Field

Another great Carnival Day for Resolven!  Join the Parade                                                           Judging  the Fancy Dress Competiton were Mr Aylwin Jones (Resolven Community Council Chairman), Mrs Carol Hopkins and […]

New Resolven Donation Centre for Food Bank

Resolven Cyber and Resource Centre is now collecting donations of food for the Vale of Neath food bank which is based in Glynneath. I’m sure you’ll agree that this is a very worthwhile cause and we hope it will be well supported. Please see the poster for a full list of the foods that are […]

Happy 90th Birthday Gwenda

Gwenda North of Cory Street Resolven was 90 on the 21st of June. But congratulations  went on for days after that and on Wednesday the 27th of June, it was the turn of her friends in Resolven Ladies Bowls Club to raise a glass in her honour.                 Gwenda […]

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 […]