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Alva Games Remembers

12th Nov 2023

Games Chairman Jamie Sharp on his way to pay his respects at the War Memorial in the Johnstone Park earlier today. …

September Bingo Record

27th Sep 2023

Defying the doom mongers and their warnings about someone called Agnes, 68 keen supporters came along tonight to the opening Prize Bingo of the new season. An amazing array of prizes was on offer again and they were well shared around the Hall. Half time refreshments were well received. The Games…

Jimmy Miller Trophy

18th Sep 2023

After over 60 years, the Jimmy Miller Trophy for the Alva Hill Race comes home. It was handed to the late, great Bill Teasdale after he had won the race six times although he went on to win it nine in all. Eight times winner Alastair Dunn spotted it up for…

Bingo Tea Breaks All Records

29th Jun 2023

While the arena seating was being erected in record time, the Prize Bingo was also setting records down in the Hall. Just shy of 70 players were in attendance and the amazing sum of £717 was raised for the Games. This did not just break the previous record - it…

Quiz Night 2023

5th Jun 2023

 Alva Games Quiz Night Tuesday 4th July at 7.30pm No. 5 Inn, Brook Street, Alva Entries are invited from teams of up to 4 people FREE entry Prizes for first 3 teams Space is limited so it will be first come, first served For further details, or to enter, contact Jamie Sharp at jss82@tiscali.co.uk…

May 2023 Bingo Tea Report

26th Apr 2023

And another superb evening for the April Prize Bingo Tea which is being attended by 55 players on a crisp but bright night. A varied range of prizes was up for grabs in hotly contested games and Borders biscuits and Kit Kat were among the goodies on offer.   This month the…

Shop Window Contest 2023

21st Apr 2023

Games Chairman James Sharp and Secretary Craig Dunbar went round the shops in Alva this morning to hand out the flyers for this year's Best Dressed Shop Window competition. They attended those who took part last year and, where possible, some who had previously done so. On the whole, there…

Record Breaking Bingo Tea

22nd Mar 2023

Well, another record breaking night for the Prize Bingo. 67 people, many of whom were new to our evening but most welcome nonetheless, attended the pre Easter session in the Cochrane Hall. Fabulous prizes, lots of which were donated, were well spread around the Hall and we really can not…

February Bingo Tea Another Success

24th Feb 2023

A bit later than normal, but a short note to thank everyone who attended the February Bingo Tea at the Cochrane Hall on Wednesday evening. It was yet another successful night not just for the Games, which benefitted to the tune of £552.00, but for all the players who took…

Alva Down Under

12th Feb 2023

A warm and sunny day in Central Victoria as Alva Games handicapper Don Campbell attends the Ballarat Gift meeting in the company of 2010 Guest of Honour Matthew Webster where both witnessed sporting competition of the highest order. Spreading the word!!…