Entries by HL & LL

‘Lest We Forget’

‘Lest We Forget’ Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae was a Soldier, a Physician and a Poet whose inspirational poem is synonymous with the First World War. At the age of 41, John McCrae enrolled with the Canadian Expeditionary Force following the outbreak of the First World War. It was his second tour of duty in the […]

Clydach Brook Visitor

When crossing the bridge from Commercial Road to Clydach Avenue we saw this visitor to the Clydach Brook. It seems the Grey Heron is a regular visitor to Resolven. The grey heron was first described by the Swedish naturalist Carl Linnaeus in 1758 and gave it the name Ardea cinerea. It is closely related and […]

Resolven Community Council New Butterfly Garden Project

On a wet and windy morning last Friday members of the Community Council and volunteers arrived to begin the installation of a new garden planted specifically to attract butterflies. The Community Council had received all the materials and tools from ‘Keep Wales Tidy‘ whose representative Kathryn Brixton also attended to give advice. The area chosen was […]

Looking forward to Spring with Mike Davies

As we come into Autumn and winter you will find a lot of differentspecies of birds coming on to your feeders, never let the feeders go empty, as they will not visit again. I have a regular bird who visits in early/late spring – the woodpecker and on occasions he will bring his offspring to […]

Unusual Sightings in Resolven

A cold but sunny Sunday on the 11th October 2020 gave the residents of Resolven an afternoon of two unexpected and unusual sightings The first, at 2.45 p.m. seen clearly due to the very good visibility of the day, and against a background of vivid blue skies and the occasional fluffy white cloud was a […]

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 […]