Entries by HL & LL

DANIEL JERVIS Goes for Gold….Again

DANIEL JERVIS Goes for Gold….. Again     At only 22 years of age, Daniel (from our village of Resolven) continues to gain a reputation with his successful career in the swimming world. His list of swimming achievements is already an impressive record to be proud of.     He gained the title of European […]

Unusual New Structure for Resolven Park

Unusual New Structure for Resolven Park The above photograph, taken on 26th March 2019 shows a brand new partly erected modern climbing frame being created as a ‘space like shape’ on a concrete base {under construction}.   This new Climbing frame is scheduled to be completed by early April.   It replaces the wooden climbing […]

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 […]