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Best Dressed Shop Window Competition 2012

13th Mar 2012

After careful consideration by both the Games Committee and the Community Council, the theme for the 2012 contest has been announced. "A Day to Remember" is this year's motto. The difficulty for this year was in selecting a theme from the vast array of choices available. In a slight change…

Prize Bingo Tea - Season 2011 - 2012

16th Aug 2011

A bumper crowd of well over 50 packed the Hall last night for the final bingo tea of the season. Over £300 was raised towards the costs of running the games smashing last year's total by almost £200 and giving the best ever total raised during any one season. Thanks…

Annual General Meeting 2011

16th Aug 2011

The Annual General Meeting of the Alva Games Committee was held on on Sunday 30th October 2011 at 7.15pm in St John Vianney Church Hall, East Stirling Street, Alva. All existing committee members and office bearers were re-elected. The 2011 Games had been extremely fortunate with the weather on the day during…

Games Report 2011 by Shane Fenton

12th Jul 2011

POLISH POWER AT RAIN FREE ALVA writes Shane Fenton. It was Poland against Scotland in the heavy events at the 155th Alva Games in the town's Johnstone Park on Saturday with the Polish triumvirate of Dominic Zielinski and brothers Lukasz and Sebastien Wenta doing battle with Scottish duo Neil Elliott…

Guest of Honour 2011

2nd Feb 2011

The Games Committee is delighted to announce that John (Jock) Marshall of Balquharn has accepted our invitation to be the Guest of Honour at this year's games. An Alva man and proud of it, Jock was thrilled to receive the invitation and for the honour of being asked. He will…

Best Dressed Shop Window Competition 2011

31st Jan 2011

The competition was judged this morning by the usual panel of judges, Margaret Malcolm, Chair and Doreen Harvey, Treasurer of the Alva Community Council, Provost Derek Stewart, Chair and Craig Dunbar, Secretary of the Games Committee. 18 shops had entered the fray. The theme was “The Hills are alive...”. In…

Showmen's Guild Annual Lunch 2010

1st Dec 2010

Once again, the office bearers of the games committee were privileged to be invited to the Annual Luncheon of the Scottish Section of the Showmen's Guild of Great Britain held on Friday 26th November in the Hilton Grosvenor in Glasgow. Games Life President, Campbell Lyon - who was made a…

Committee Meeting

1st Nov 2010

A reminder to all committee members that the next meeting of the Games Committee will take place on Sunday 25th June 2006 at the later time of 7.30pm in the St John Vianney Church Hall, East Stirling Street, Alva. After the result of last night's photo session, it might need…

Committee Meeting

1st Nov 2010

All members of the Committee are reminded that the next General Meeting of the Alva Games Committee will be held on Sunday 28th January 2007 at 7pm in St. John Vianney Church Hall, East Stirling Street, Alva. Detailed agenda will be circulated in due course. Craig Dunbar, Games Secretary. 03.12.06.…

Committee Meeting

1st Nov 2010

The next committee meeting will be held on the evening of TUESDAY 16th JUNE 2009 at 7pm in St John Vianney Church Hall, East Stirling Street, Alva. Please note the change of evening from the last meeting. A full attendance would be appreciated with a month to go until the…