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New Winners Sashes for the Open 90 Metres

23rd Feb 2017

A generous donation from our friends in Australia

Huge thanks are due to our Australian friends John Henry and his wife Maree for providing us with the Winners Sash for the Open 90 metres for the Games right through until the 165th Games in 2021. The sash has been made available to the winner of the "Big Sprint" since John…

Prize Bingo Tea Report

25th Jan 2017

Another great night in Alva

Well done to all who attended tonight's bingo tea helping towards the 161st Games by raising the sum of £316, even although numbers were just a little bit down on last month. Some great prizes again and our thanks are also extended to all who donated them and made the…

Prize Bingo Season Resumes

15th Jan 2017

Eyes down on the 25th

The Prize Bingo Season resumes on Wednesday 25th January at 7.30pm in our usual venue of St John Vianney Church Hall, East Stirling Street. We hope to see all of our regular supporters and extend a warm and open invitation to anyone interested in having a great night out and…

Season's Greetings

19th Dec 2016

The Honorary Chairman. Chairman and the entire Alva Games Committee would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our sponsors, patrons, officials, competitors and supporters, whoever and wherever you may be, a very Merry Christmas and a most Happy and Healthy 2017. See you all next July.…

Mrs Margaret Lyon

13th Dec 2016

Death of the widow of the late Life President

It is with much sadness that the Committee has been informed of the passing of Margaret Lyon, the widow of our late Life President, Campbell Lyon, who left us in February of this year. The funeral will take place at Falkirk Crematorium on Monday 19th December 2016 at 10.45am. The thoughts…

Prize Bingo Tea Season 2016 - 2017

23rd Nov 2016

The final bingo tea of the year took place earlier tonight when 57 extremely brave souls braved the sub zero temperatures to join us in the heat of the Church Hall for the Christmas themed Prize Bingo Tea. Extra games and extra prizes were on offer as well as the…

Guest of Honour 2017

15th Nov 2016

Sprint Legend Bert Hutchison joins the 161st Games 

The Alva Games Committee is delighted to announce that sprint legend Bert Hutchison from Alloa has accepted our invitation to be Guest of Honour at the 2017 Games. This article is simply too short to be able to do justice to the magnificent sprinting career which Bert enjoyed both in Scotland…

Annual General Meeting 2016 - Report

6th Nov 2016

The 160th Games declared a winner

The Annual General Meeting of the Games Committee took place earlier tonight when all existing Committee members and one new party - in the form of long standing sponsor and helper Jamie Sharp - attended. The Chairman, Provost Derek Stewart, welcomed everyone to the meeting and thanked all who had…

Annual General Meeting 2016

21st Sep 2016

Sunday 6th November 2016 at 7.15pm

The Annual General Meeting of the Alva Games Committee will be held on Sunday 6th November 2016 at 7.15pm in St John Vianney Church Hall, 16 East Stirling Street, Alva to which all existing Committee members and any other persons having an interest in assisting the continuation of this great…

Dogs welcome at the Famous Alva Games

7th Jul 2016

For the avoidance of any doubt, dogs are permitted to attend the Games with their owners provided they (the dogs, not the owners!) are kept on leads at all times.  …