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Public Meeting regarding new social housing

houseJoint Alva Community Council and Public meeting will be held on Monday 8th July 2013 in the large meeting room upstairs in Alva CAP/Library starting at 19:00 till 21:00 regarding the social housing proposal beside the Ochil Leisure Centre. Guest speaker will be Colin Machin, Architect, along with representatives from both Link and Paragon Housing Associations.

Alva Academy Prize Giving

awardMary Dalrymple, Secretary of Alva Community Council, attended the Alva Academy Annual Prize giving event on Thursday 27th June 2013 and was highly delighted to watch Gemma Waghorn being presented with the Ruby Morrison Memorial Prize for the most outstanding pupil, as well as gaining a merit award for an educational subject. This is a very special announcement as Gemma is the youngest member of the Alva Community Council who sponsors this prize on annual basis. Congratulations all round to her and the other pupils of Alva Academy. An enjoyable night by all.

Alloa Community Council Coronation Ball and Summer Fun Day

Our friends at Alloa Community Council are organising a couple of events that may interest you.

Firstly there is the Summer Fun Day at Greenfield Park on Saturday 1st June from 12:00 to 16:00. See http://alloa-community-council.btck.co.uk/ProjectsEvents/SummerFunDay for details.

Secondlay there is the Coronation Ball at Alloa Town Hall on Saturday 8th June 19:00 to midnight. See http://alloa-community-council.btck.co.uk/ProjectsEvents/CoronationBall for details.

Christmas Lights Fund Raiser

Alva Community Council are planning to brighten up this year’s long winter nights with Christmas lights in the town. To help raise funds for this endeavour Higgledy Piggledy are hosting a “Guess the Doll’s Birthday” competition. It’s 50p a go and the doll (shown below) is the prize.

Pop into Higgledy Piggledy and have a go.

doll

Scottish Police Authority Public Meeting

On the afternoon of Thursday 9 May at 1pm, the Board of the new Scottish
Police Authority (SPA) will be in Alloa to hold its 9th public meeting in
the Conference Room within Forth Valley College. There is a possibility of
a number of MSPs attending.

This meeting – as with all official Board meetings – is open to anyone
interested in attending to observe. The agenda and papers for
consideration will be available to view from the SPA’s website
www.spa.police.uk

The formal public meeting of the Board begins at 1pm and it is anticipated
that the informal opportunity for elected representatives, members of the
public and local media to meet with the Board will follow immediate after.
If pressed for time, it is expected that the public Board meeting will aim
to finish by 3pm and the engagement event to follow thereafter.

Chief Inspector Stephen Sneddon will be attending with a member of his
community team.

Please contact the Police directly on 101 if you have any queries, not the
Alva Community Council. Thank you.