Entries by Ed1

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 […]

How does your garden grow?

Resolven District News would be delighted to see pictures of your gardens in full bloom. Kathleen Evans starts us off  off with a lovely display in her garden .in Resolven         Why not add your own pics to our 2018  SUMMER GALLERY  by emailng us at: am@resolvendistrictnews.co,uk and attaching the photos   […]

Mike Davies Swan Hunting

I went for a walk along the local canal as I knew the swans were building a nest. The male gets the reeds from the canal and hands it over for the female to make the nest.   I left them alone to carry on their duty,  The female lays up to seven eggs between […]

Ynysfach W.I. May to July-What Have They Been Up To?

  May began with a trip to see the newly opened Trago Mills Store in Merthyr – what an enormous shop which seemed to sell everything! We all enjoyed a good browse followed by a bite to eat in the cafe. We all went home laden with goodies we never even knew we wanted!   […]

Mike Davies Shoots a Rainbow

A rainbow opposite the rising sun over the A465 at Resolven. This is an image not often seen as there was no rain to form a rainbow the following text from Google: “A rainbow is a meteorological phenomenon that is caused by reflection, refraction and dispersion of light in water droplets resulting in a spectrum of light appearing […]

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 […]