Entries by Ed3

Golden Wedding Anniversary

A well known Resolven couple celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary recently.   Anita and Lyn Maddocks living in Yeo Street met locally and were married in Sardis Baptist Church on 8th March 1969. They had their Reception at the Cimla Court Hotel, in Neath and enjoyed a honeymoon in Majorca. A surprise party to celebrate […]

Sad Death of Councillor Des Davies

  We are deeply saddened to have to report the death of our long -serving and dedicated Borough Councillor Desmond  Davies.  Des passed away in hospital on February the 27th, at the age of 70, after a long period battling ill health. Des was always ready to take up any cause and try to find […]

Report on the December meeting of Resolfen History Society.

A Report on the December meeting of Resolfen History Society. Some years ago the committee of the History Society decided to make the December meeting a Members’ Night. The idea was not to deter other interested parties attending, but rather a reaction to the fact that competing events tended to diminish the size of the […]

Congratulations on a Celebration

Congratulations on a Celebration On November 2018, it was the celebration of the 40th Birthday of BBC Radio Wales, National English Language Radio Station, when our RDN Editor was the first presenter’s voice to be heard that morning as she made the announcement of –   “It is half past six on Monday November 13th […]

Second Volume of Resolven History Book Launched

SECOND VOLUME OF RESOLVEN HISTORY BOOK LAUNCHED Following on from his well-received photo-book ‘RESOLVEN THEN AND NOW’ last year, Resolven author William Willis has just published a second volume in this series. ‘RESOLVEN THEN AND NOW – VOLUME 2’, is on sale from early November 2018. The author has catalogued another selection of rare and […]

2018 Service of Remembrance at Resolven

The 2018 Service of Remembrance At Resolven                                  The Annual Service of Remembrance is held to commemorate all those who gave their lives serving their country. The service at Resolven was conducted by Moira Randall, the Church Warden of St […]

Armistice Centenary

Armistice Centenary It is exactly one hundred years since that historical secret meeting on a train of three significant representatives of Britain, France and Germany who came together to discuss the terms of the Armistice Agreement, a document of such immense importance that would finally lead to ‘the peaceful sound of silence’ in the trenches […]

Chinese Auction

Chinese Auction 30 October 2018   On a bright but cold autumn afternoon in late October, St David’s Church Hall held their annual Chinese Auction event. This ‘fun’ afternoon is now in its 4th year and has become very successful for one and all.   The ‘Chinese Auction’ at Resolven was first thought about by […]

Harvest Thanksgiving Service

A Harvest Thanksgiving Service will be held at Melincourt Chapel {Mother Chapel of Jerusalem} at 2.30pm on Monday, 17 September. Officiating minister will be Rev. D M Hughes, Clydach. Melincourt Chapel is a wonderful example of a traditional Welsh chapel still in use today. Everyone welcome  

Community Flu Clinics

Additional walk in clinics will be available from Thursday 11th October, every lunchtime between 12:00 noon and 12:45pm in Glynneath and Resolven surgeries. Both Community Pharmacies {Resolven & Glynneath} will also be able to vaccinate Vale of Neath Practice patients.