Entries by HL & LL

A Welsh ‘Three Peaks’ Success

A Resolven born man has just achieved a personal ambition by climbing the Three Peaks of Wales in One Day.    This is his story, in his own words:- It’s 4.30am, the sun is about to rise and the dark blue sky is highlighted by bright red clouds.  Today is the day I’ve been waiting for, […]

Ynysfach Primary School – O Dan yr Awyr (Under the Sky) Group

Sandra, Chris and Ethan came into school today to do some gardening with some Year 3 pupils. They are able to do this thanks to funding they had from Pen Y Cymoedd Community fund and Glynneath training Centre. Pupils planted vegetables and herbs, they have helped to weed the raised beds that they made earlier […]

Zip Down to Colliery Surface

Within 15 miles of the village of Resolven was the oldest continuously working deep-coal mine in the United Kingdom, and possibly the World, until its closure in 2008. Of course this was the well known Tower Colliery, situated along side the A4061 Rhigos to Treherbert road which is now being rejuvenated from a Colliery site […]

Appeal from ‘Locate International’

Locate International is a community interest company dedicated to helping families of unsolved missing person cases, find their loved ones. We do this by building teams of specialists from different disciplines and volunteers from local communities. The teams investigate and review the cases to ensure that all that can reasonably be done, has and is […]

Flower Bed Opportunity in the Bowling Green Area

ADOPT A FLOWER BED The Resolven based Bowls Clubs are extremely optimistic given the recent developments in the pandemic and the latest advice from Sport Wales and the Bowls Governing Bodies that there will be a meaningful 2021 bowling season, unlike 2020 – as previously reported. The bowling green is open from 10a.m. each day […]