Entries by Ed1

A Fond Farewell to Father Andrew

The Reverend Andrew Davies conducted his last service as Vicar of Resolven on the 26th of September and has now retired. We all knew him as Father Andrew.  He was with us for 9 years and was well liked in the village for his warm, down-to-earth and cheerful presence at social gatherings and the comfort […]

Covid Memorial Plaque

Many of you will have noticed the Covid Memorial Plaque commissioned by the Community Council and placed on the large stone adjacent to the War Memorial.   We are hoping to have a dedication ceremony on 13th November 2021 at 11am. Families and friends of those in Resolven and Clyne and Melin Court who have […]

Mike’s September Fair

Neath Great September Fair is the oldest in Wales and the 4th oldest in the UK. It goes back nearly 700 years but it was cancelled for the first time in living memory last year and yet again this September because of Covid. Roll on Neath Fair 2022! Meanwhile Mike Davies, our RDN photographer, has […]

Early Bird Photographer

Mike Davies, our early bird photographer, took these images of sunrise over the Vale of Neath 12/09/2021 Mike says well worth getting out of bed for and we agree. Stunning shots!

Resolven Ladies Bowls Pairs Tournament

There were no W. Glamorgan League or County Competitions this year due to Covid 19 restrictions ,but Resolven Ladies Sec./Treasurer, Carwen Thomas filled the gap admirably for her members with exciting and entertaining “friendlies” against other clubs. She also managed to keep club competions going by involving all the new bowlers as well as the […]

Full Moon in Aquarius

August 22nd— a full moon in Aquarius with a perfect sky.   Taken this morning over the Neath bridge. This will be our second Aquarius full moon of Leo season, an uncommon occurrence. As such, it’s only right that the stars of Aquarius preside over this lunation, since Aquarians are well known for having uncommon and unique affinities. Rare. […]

First Ever Resolven Olympian-Daniel Jervis-1500 Metres Freestyle Tokyo

Today, the village was decked out in Olympic banners and bunting to welcome Daniel home. It seemed like the whole village had turned out to greet him warmly, applaud his success and share their pride in his achievement. Dan travelled through the village from Sardis in an open car. He was met on Resolven Square […]

Closure of the Resolven British Legion Branch

. The Royal British Legion is the heart of a national network that supports our Armed Forces community, they are there through thick and thin ensuring their unique contribution is never forgotten.  The organisation is a registered charity and was founded in 1921 and whose objectives together with a network of partners and volunteers, is […]