Entries by Ed1

Report from October Meeting of Resolfen History Society

The History of Skewen This month’s speaker hardly needed an introduction since former Neath College lecturer, Mrs Carole Wilsher has been a resident of the Forest Lodge in Glynneath Road for thirty seven years. However, despite being well on her way to gaining her permanent -residency in Resolven, she described herself as being “Skewen through […]

Lord Elis-Thomas Visits Miners’ Welfare Hall Resolven

    Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas, Minister of Culture, Media and Sport for Wales (seen right in photo above) visited Resolven Miners’ Welfare Hall on Wednesday, September 12th.  He was accompanied by Mr Phillip Abraham who represents Visit Wales, a tourism organisation that promotes Wales as a tourist destination across the world. The meeting was arranged […]

Macmillan Coffee Morning in Sardis

Macmillan Coffee Morning On Friday 28th of September From 9.30 a.m. -12 noon  In Sardis Chapel Vestry   Please call in and support this worthy Charity.   How did the Macmillan Biggest Coffee Morning all begin? “The first ever Coffee Morning happened way back in 1990. It was a rather small affair with a simple […]

Neath Great September Fair 2018

If you’ve missed Neath Fair this year, enjoy some or the sights as photographed  by Mike Davies         Photos by Mike Davies.  Click on link below for his youtube coverage https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=voKd4XOtog0    

Resolven Mother and Daughter Meet in Bowls Final

The last tournament game of the season for Resolven Ladies’ Bowls Club turned out to be a  spellbinding one.   Carwen Thomas faced her daughter Ceri Holmes in the Four Woods Final in an attempt to become Club Champion for the first time. Carwen was a founder member of the club in 1986.and she became treasurer […]

Annual Meeting of Resolfen History Society

A Report on the Annual Meeting of Resolfen History Society  The attendance was rather sparse in this year’s Annual Meeting with only 13 members in attendance. The Chairman, Mr Gwyn Thomas drew attention to the fact that even the Society President was absent owing to a long term medical condition and hoped that he would […]

Flag Raising Ceremony at Resolven Community Centre

Resolven Community Council held a Flag Raising Ceremony at the Community Centre to observe and honour Merchant Navy Day.   Chairman of Resolven Community Council Aylwin Jones was joined by deputy chairman Alun Morgan, past Chairman Trefor Jones, Clerk to the Council Cheryl Payne and the Rev. Fortunato Santos from Sardis Baptist Church. Chairman Aylwin […]

Sunflowers at Rhossili Bay from Mike Davies

I thought readers might like to see these images. I had known about the fields of sunflowers at Rhossili Bay, and as the days and weather are changing I decided to go and see what all the fuss was about, The flowers were starting to go over but nevertheless a superb sight to behold, I […]

A Message from Resolven Community Council

Just to let you know that it is Merchant Navy Day on Monday 3rd September, and at 11 am we will be holding a Flag Hoisting Ceremony at the Community Centre in Resolven.   If you know anyone who was or is in the Merchant Navy they are welcome to attend.   Cheryl Payne (Clerk to […]