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Record Hill Race Entries in 2008

26th Jun 2008

While there were early indications are that there may be a bumper entry in the 2008 British Championship Hill Race, expectations were exceeded on the day with a magnificent field of 66 racing up Torry in the Championship Hill Race. Both quality and quantity were maintained with the 2006/2007 winner…

3rd Annual Best Dressed Window Competition

20th Jun 2008

This year's contest was judged earlier today. Only 9 businesses took part this year and the Games Committee and Community Council would like to thank all those who did. Standard was as high as ever though and three entirely new shops have picked up the prizes. The results are:-   3.    Community…

June Prize Bingo Tea

30th May 2008

The final bingo tea of the season was held on Wednesday 25th June 2008 at 7.30pm in St. John Vianney Church Hall, East Stirling Street, Alva. A superb crowd was in attendance and the sum raised was the best since the equivalent evening in 1998. A huge thank you was…

Guest of Honour 2008

11th Apr 2008

The Games Committee is delighted to announce that our Guest of Honour for 2008 will be Clackmannanshire Citizen of the Year, Roy Ramage. He will be joining the President and Chairman for lunch and then perform the opening ceremony at 1pm. Alva resident Roy is former head teacher of Tillicoultry…

Football Tournament 2008

8th Apr 2008

The revived football tournament will be held again this year for the third time since its reintroduction at the 150th games in 2006. The date will be Thursday 10th July. The details of the age groups and the entry form itself are available on our Entry Forms page. Go there…

BOFRA Annual Dinner 2007

11th Nov 2007

Games Secretary, Craig Dunbar, had the pleasure of being invited to the Annual Presentation Dinner of the British Open Fell Runners Association held last night in the Carleton Club in Morecambe, to mark the link between the two organisations. He was also called upon to make the presentation of the…

Alva Games AGM 2007

6th Nov 2007

Provost Takes Over Chair of Alva Games Committee Tuesday 6th November 2007 Provost Derek Stewart has taken over as Chair of the Alva Games Committee for the 2008 Games. The Provost was voted in unanimously as Chair at the Committee's Annual General Meeting on Sunday (4 November). He will now take the…

Showmen's Guild Centenary Luncheon

29th Oct 2007

The President, Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer all had the pleasure to be invited to attend the Centenary Luncheon of the Scottish Section of the Showmen's Guild at the Thistle Hotel in Glasgow on Friday 26th October. In truly august company including the Provost of our own Wee County and the…

Annual General Meeting 2007

19th Oct 2007

The Annual General Meeting of the Committee will be held on Sunday 4th November 2007 at 7pm in the St John Vianney Church Hall, East Stirling Street, Alva. All exisitng Committee members and any other interested person who wishes to contribute in the years ahead to the continued success of…

Shop Window Competition 2007

6th Jun 2007

The judging of the Shop Window contest took place on Tuesday 10th July when the panel of judges including Margaret Malcolm & Doreen Harvey of the Community Council and Depute Provost Harry McLaren inspected 16 colourful displays along the main street following the theme of "A Day at the Races".…