Entries by HL & LL

Closure of The Resolven Branch of The Royal British Legion

The Constitution of the Royal British Legion is such that if a Branch membership falls to less than seven members it has to close, unfortunately the Resolven Branch has now fallen to just six members and the Constitution further states, that there must be a Committee of seven members. Enquiries have been made to increase […]

Temporary Road Closure B4434 (Tonna to Resolven)

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE B4434 : TONNA – RESOLVEN B4434 will be closed from the junction of Heol Y Glo, near Tonna Hospital for 1.8 km (1.1mls) to Cyd Terrace, Clyne between the hours of 09:30 and 15:00 on the 17th September 2020. Access for emergency services will be maintained. The X7 bus Service will not […]

Report on the funeral of Mr Philip Stroud

On Friday 4th September, 2020, the funeral of the late Mr Philip Stroud was held in Resolven. Philip, who was born and raised in the village was a well known popular character who was widely respected by all. He is a true native of the village having lived all of his life in the area. […]

Congratulations to Ynysfach Primary School

Ynysfach Primary School posted the following Tweet : “We are so pleased to announce that we have achieved the Gold Right’s Respecting Award at Ynysfach. Our Rights Respecting councillors have worked so hard in helping us achieve this. It has had such a positive impact on our school life.” Well done and congratulations Ynysfach Primary […]

The Obituary Notice of Mrs Maureen Davies

All of us at Resolven District News are so sad to have to report the death of Maureen, beloved wife of Mike our R.D.N. photographer. Our thoughts are with you Mike and all your family. ~ ~ ~ ~

Recalling Memories of Resolven Forestry during WW2

~ ~ ~ “My Life in the Land Army” When war broke out I was a shop assistant in Phillips Bros in Neath.  I had never done any heavy work except for a bit of housework.  Just before my 18th birthday I was called up to work in a factory in Neath called the “Metal […]

Memories of Resolven Library ~ Circa 2005

RESOLVEN LIBRARY ~ {CIRCA 2005} Pat, Mair and Sandra are Librarians of the highest degree Before you have time to select a book – they’ve brought one for you to see… Their library is a place of excellence, it’s clean, cosy and bright With a clutch of computers and shelves of books to feed modern […]

‘Indonesian Architects’ (Resolven Ukelele Group)

With the easing of Lockdown now continuing, in what has been the strangest and most challenging of times, it was enlightening and heartening to hear that the ‘Indonesian Architects’ (otherwise known as the Resolven Ukelele Band) have been  performing in different street locations around the village for the past month. (weather permitting). They are a […]

Funeral Notice for Mr John Hopkins

~ ~ ~ ~ A Message from John and Carole’s son, Andrew As a family, we would like to thank everyone for the continued messages of condolences that we have received since the passing of my father John Hopkins last week. Unfortunately, the current situation permits us to have a private service at Margam Crematorium […]

Resolven Bowling Green Open ~ with restricted use

Welsh Government rules and restrictions apply. BOOKINGS ONLY PLEASE Bowling Green opening hours 2pm – 9pm Please Use your Own equipment To book a rink please contact Simon Ace Tel. No.07954 132501 ~ ~ ~ ~ BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL