Entries by HL & LL

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.

Resolven Bowling Success in 2018

Resolven was well represented recently in the West Glamorgan County Bowling Association semi-finals and finals days at Brynhyfryd BC green, Neath.   After many previous rounds played Home and Away, eleven Resolven Bowls Club members represented RBC in the Open and Senior Singles, Pairs, Triples or Fours. They are Shane James, Lionel Stock, Adrian Bradley, […]

Resolven Chemist – The Future

The following text is information from Ross the Pharmacist at the Resolven Chemist to clarify their position after closure of the Resolven Surgery. ~~~ I have had many enquiries recently regarding the future of Davies Chemist in Resolven after the surgery in Resolven closes and moves to its new site in Glynneath. I wish to […]

2018 Resolven Hanging Basket Competition – Result

The Resolven Hanging Basket Competition in 2018 was a bloomin’…. success once again. The wonderful sunny weather of recent weeks ensured that the entries were many and varied, although the dry conditions proved to be a challenge for some entrants. The judging was done by Mr Mark Cunningham of Neath Port Talbot College Horticultural Department, […]


  The following is information from the Mid and West Wales FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE HOME FIRE SAFETY Most fires in the home can be prevented, by taking some basic and common sense precautions. By following the guidance shown here, you will substantially reduce the chances of fire harming you, your family or your home. […]

Red Kite Stage Rally at Resolven

A ‘Red Kite Stage’ at Resolven On 24th June the 2018 Pirelli MSA Welsh Forest Rally Championships moved into the second half of the season with the Red Kite Stages. The series has generated a record number of entries and produced a tight battle for the overall title. The return of these classic stages of […]

UPDATE on Vale of Neath Health Centre

  The following text is supplied by:   Work has started on a new purpose-built £3.3m centre on a regeneration site in Vale of Neath, which will relocate the Vale of Neath Practice, D.R. Cecil Jones Pharmacy and Health Board Services.   The development of this impressive and innovative 1,664 sq m scheme, developed by […]

Celebrations for Stan

STAN AT 90 YEARS YOUNG Stan Crawley is regarded by many as having Resolven roots, after spending over 60 years in Resolven, but he was brought up four miles up the valley in ‘the Lamb’ in Glynneath. Born on 13th January 1928, one of five children, he had three brothers, Alwyn, Edwin and Dai and […]

FESTIVE LIGHTS – In and Around Resolven

    These are a few of the many festive lights that are displayed and enjoyed by us all in and around the homes in the Resolven area, before they are taken down and put away for another year.                                 […]