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New Year's Prize Bingo Begins

22nd Jan 2020

Well, that's the 2020 prize bingo season under way with a very respectable crowd of 47 here tonight to see in the New Year. Fruit loaf, carrot cake and shortbread from the Number 71 Coffee House were delicious and supplemented the other home made sandwiches and home baking treats, all…

November Prize Bingo Tea

27th Nov 2019

Report from the Cochrane Hall 

What a fantastic night tonight for the November prize bingo tea. On a surprisingly mild evening, just short of 60 Games' supporters turned to to try their luck at the ten games of regular bingo, the raffle and special Christmas raffle. Fabulous home baking, sandwiches and an absolutely delicious lemon drizzle…

2020 Guest of Honour Announced

11th Nov 2019

Willie Johnston accepts invitation to open the 164th Games 

The Games Committee is delighted to report that former Games cyclist and Alva town resident, Willie Johnston, has graciously accepted our invitation to be our Guest of Honour for the 2020 Games. W Johnston (Deanston), as he appeared in countless Games programmes across the country, was a regular on the grass…

Guest of Honour 2020

11th Nov 2019

Willie Johnston accepts invitation to open the 164th Games 

The Games Committee is delighted to report that former Games cyclist and Alva town resident, Willie Johnston, has graciously accepted our invitation to be our Guest of Honour for the 2020 Games. W Johnston (Deanston), as he appeared in countless Games programmes across the country, was a regular on the grass…

Autumn Bingo Tea

23rd Oct 2019

Second bingo tea of the season and, in spite of a double accident in the main street causing some traffic issues, a healthy crowd came along to the Cochrane Hall tonight for prize bingo tea. Including the raffle, the total collected was just a few pennies short of £400.00 for which…

Prize Bingo Returns for New Season

9th Sep 2019

The new Prize Bingo Tea Season gets under way on Wednesday 25th September at 7.30pm. For the new season there is also a new venue, the Cochrane Hall. The same tried, tested and successful format will still be there with lines, house prizes and flyers and tea, cakes and other refreshments…

Annual General Meeting 2019

9th Sep 2019

The Annual General Meeting of the Alva Games Committee will take place on Sunday 27th October 2019 at 7.15pm in the Cochrane Hall, Alva to which all existing Committee members and any other interested parties are cordially invited. Please note the new venue. Any item of business relevant to the AGM…

Best Dressed Shop Window Competition 2019

10th Jul 2019

In what was a busy day for the Games Committee, the 13th Best Dressed Shop Window contest took place on Tuesday morning. Chairman Jamie Sharp and Margaret Malcolm, who has been a judge since the inaugural contest in 2006, made their way around the main streets of the town in…

Bingo Tea Season Finale

27th Jun 2019

The monthly prize bingo tea season came to an end last night with just under 50 people in attendance for another great night's entertainment. The total sum raised on the night was £347.80 which took the season total to £2,400 plus a few pence. These sessions remain the largest single source…

May Bingo Tea

22nd May 2019

Normal service was resumed tonight as a crowd of over fifty packed into the Church Hall for the penultimate prize bingo tea of the season. Lots of fresh baking and sandwiches and a bonus of some fabulous cakes from the Number 71 Coffee Shop all contributed to making this one…