THE Forth Valley Riding for Disabled Group were among the many organisations in the area to benefit from the Co-op Members Community Fund.

Having applied earlier this year, they were delighted to accept a cheque for £1656.99 from Alva Co-op manager David MacLeod.

Liz Patton took receipt of the award, pictured with Mr MacLeod, her grandchildren Senan and Leo, and staff member Chloe McKay/