Entries by Ed1

Breakfast Treat

Bet he thinks its a chocolate bar IMAGE BY MIKE DAVIES (R.D.N PHOTOGRAPHER)

Before Social Distancing-Way Before!

If YOU have some intereresting old photos, languishing in an old tin box somewhere, why not share them with us? We’d be delighted to see them. Send to: am@resolvendistrictnews.co.uk

Ynysfach W.I. Goes Gardening

Ynysfach W.I held an alfresco committe meeting at Resolven Bowling Green on Thursday, and at the same time showed us their gardening skills. They planted up 2 flower beds, as part of Resolven Bowls Clubs “Adopt a Flower Bed Scheme:” If they are as good in the garden as they are in all the other […]

Career Switch for Local Man

Resolven man Matthew Simms worked as a carer with the elderly and the disabled for over 17 years.  But he’s just changed career direction entirely.  He now runs his own business with stepson Ben Smith. How did it come about? Well, Matthew was pressure washing the outside of his own house one day and happened […]

Star Swimmer Daniel picked for Olympics

Local boy and swimming star Daniel Jervis has been selected to compete at the Tokyo Olympics in the 800 metres and 1500 metres freestyle events.  He’s already had us on the edge of our seats watching him win silver for Wales in the 1500 event at the Commonwealth Games.  Now we’ll be watching him go […]

The Great Easter Egg Hunt

This Easter weekend there was a great Easter Egg Hunt along the canal in Resolven. It was organised by the Resolven Ladies Group and sponsored by the Resolven Welfare and they were also helped by some hard working volunteers. One of the organisers was Diane Sims: “It started off as an idea but became a […]

Gnoll Park Walkabout

 The Gnoll Estate Country Park in Neath is set within 230 acres and it was voted as the best picnic spot in Wales(2010) by the Warburtons National Picnic Awards. I have a season ticket, which is well worth it, and I try to get there in the early hours, around 7.30 am, as the light at […]

Happy Birthday—Seeing Double!

Multi talented RDN photographer Mike Davies and his twin brother Pat will be celebrating their birthdays on Easter Monday. In fact, the twins were a great surprise for the family when they both arrived in Abergarwed on 5th of April, 77 years ago. Grandfather Joe was getting ready to go to work and leave the […]

Coronavirus Update: Neath Valley

PRESS RELEASE NPT 31 March 2021 In response to the Covid cluster of cases in the Neath Valley, residents are encouraged to adhere to important social distance / self-isolation rules and are advised to arrange an immediate test if they experience any symptoms new, even if not serious, which seems unusual to them or their […]

Look Behind You!

Turn around and look behind you when waiting for the bus home in the centre of Neath, and there it is-the best view from a bus station in the country, surely? Victoria Gardens was opened to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee in 1897 and then officially opened as Victoria Gardens in 1898.  Several features from […]

Llys Bethania Flats

Affordable Flats Available RAILWAY TERRACE RESOLVEN 2 first floor single flats available for over 55’s Contact: Aelwyd Housing Association 029 2048 1203