Annual General Meeting and Celebration

birthday_partiesMonday September 9th is our Annual General Meeting. Come to Ochil Leisure Centre at 7pm to hear about what has happened over the past year and what will be happening going forward.

The Community Council also have two vacancies to fill, so if you’re interested in becoming a community councillor please come on the night. If you can’t be there but are still interested please email

Here’s the poster with full details –

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After the formal meeting there will be refreshments and live music to help get into the celebratory spirit.

Party anyone?

Road Works, July and August

We have been advised of the following upcoming road works.

Temporary Traffic Lights

Stirling – Albert Place at junction with Queens Road on Wednesday 7 August

Blanefield – between Public house & Kirkhouse Road until Friday 23 August


Road Closure Stirling – Junction 10 Craigforth to Junction 9 Bannockburn from Monday 29 July until Wednesday 31 July. This is a late night closure with local diversion.


Coalsnaughton Closure. The road works in Coalsnaughton were originally due to take 3 weeks, unfortunately they require a further week to complete all works. The closure will now continue until Thursday 8 August 2013.

Holiday Club at Alva Baptist Church

Fun at Alva Baptist
Fun at Alva Baptist

Bring your children to Alva Baptist for fun filled mornings at their Holiday Club. The club is open Monday 8th to Friday 12th July 10am-Noon for Primary School aged children.

There will be drama, art, games, music, competitions for the children and a couple of hours of precious peace for the parents.

There is also a community BBQ to round off the event on Sunday 14th.

See for more details.

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 for details.

Secondlay there is the Coronation Ball at Alloa Town Hall on Saturday 8th June 19:00 to midnight. See 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.