Ann Harries receives Community Award from Dyffryn Clydach Community Council

On Monday, 25th February Ann Harries’s superb contribution to the local community was recognised by Dyffryn Clydach Community Council when they granted her their Community Award.  The award recognised Ann’s contribution over the last fifty years to a diverse range of local  societies/groups including the Scouts, Skewen Historical Society, St John’s Church etc. etc. plus her organisation of holidays and days trips.  The presentation was witnessed by members from all the organisations with which Ann is associated.  A well deserved award.


A History of Neath Abbey and Skewen Co-operative Stores 1891 – 1982

A two-part special edition of ‘Hanes’ has been produced by the Society.  It  details the rise and fall of the Co-operative Society’s venture in Skewen and district from 1891 to 1982, illustrated with photographs and reminiscences from local staff and customers. A limited number of copies will be available initially for purchase at a cost of £5.00 for the two-part edition, if you are able to collect from Skewen. Otherwise, there will be a charge of £2.25 for postage and packing.

Should you wish to order your copies, please contact Anne Morgans via the Society’s website email:, leaving your contact details and indicating the number of copies you want.