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Annual General Meeting 2013

28th Sep 2013

The Annual General Meeting of the Alva Games Committee will be held on Sunday 27th October 2013 at 7.15pm in St John Vianney Church Hall, 16 East Stirling Street, Alva. The meeting is open to all existing Committee members and to any other persons who have an interest in continuing…

Annual General Meeting 2013

28th Sep 2013

The AGM of the Games Committee took place tonight when we had one of our best attended meetings in years. The Committee was unanimous in declaring the 2013 Games one of the most successful in recent times and all agreed that this was down mainly to the superb summer weather…

Prize Bingo Tea - Season 2013- 2014

28th Sep 2013

The current session of the prize bingo tea evenings was brought to a close last night in the usual venue, again with a near capacity crowd of just under 60 filling the hall. With an extra flyer to play and the much anticipated strawberry tarts at half time the crowd…

Best Dressed Shop Window Competition 2013

9th Jul 2013

The annual shop window contest was judged earlier today. Judges Cllr Derek Stewart, Chair and Craig Dunbar, Secretary of the Games committee were joined by Margaret Malcolm and Doreen Harvey – the same judging team since the inception of the contest in 2006 - and marked the 14 shops which…

Changes to Car Parking for 2013

2nd Jul 2013

For all competitors and visitors to this year's Games, please note that Public car parking will be on the old Alva Academy Site to the east of Queen Street. Only officials and other invited guests will have access to the traditional car park in Cochrane Park and that will be…

Sports Council's Support Continues

11th Apr 2013

Our good friends in the Clackmannanshire Sports Council have once again continued with their support of the Games with a financial injection into the Youths' 800 metres footrace. Not just this, as a special gesture for this year, they have made a most generous additional award which came as a…

Prize Bingo Teas - Season 2012 - 2013

29th Nov 2012

The final bingo tea evening of 2013 season took place tonight in St John Vianney Church Hall. 60 prize seekers filled the Hall to  capacity for a great night's entertainment. The assembled crowd were treated to extra games and of course the traditional summer strawberry tarts. Games Secretary Craig Dunbar thanked all for…

Guest of Honour 2013

8th Nov 2012

At the recent AGM, the committee proposed that the legendary hill runner, Tom Sedgwick, be invited to be the Guest of Honour for 2013. We are delighted to report that Tom has accepted and, as he himself said, he is "chuffed to bits". So are we. From 1968 until 1980 the…

Annual General Meeting 2012

3rd Sep 2012

The Annual General Meeting of the Alva Games Committee will take place on Sunday 28th October 2012 at 7.15pm within St John Vianney Church Hall, East Stirling Street, Alva. The meeting is open to all existing committee members and to any one who has an interest in helping to maintain…

Games Report 2012

25th Jul 2012

The 156th games went ahead on Bastille Day 2012 on a weekend when other games meetings were being cancelled throughout the length and breadth of the country due to the worst summer weather in living memory. Huge amounts of hard physical work from a small bunch of hardy volunteers on…