Posts by Aneta Banas

WCDA Open Forum

Come and discuss various matters concerning our community.   It’s an event open to public. Come and have your voice heard. Our local policing team and fire brigade have already declared they’d be coming – here’s your chance to meet them and get some fire and safety advice for the coming Christmas season. And –…

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Aspiration in Whitley Report

This research reflects a close partnership between the University of Reading and the Whitley Community Development Association’s (WCDA) Whitley Researchers. This study explores the aspirations of young people in the Whitley community and considers the barriers they face. It also investigates how schools, families and the wider community can better collaborate in order to help…

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Ibis Styles Hotel (Oxford Road) & WCDA – unique partnership

Ibis Styles Hotel & WCDA The Ibis Styles Reading, Oxford Road has very kindly agreed to provide WCDA with the following rate offer for the year 2019 (from 1 Jan 19 until 31 Dec 19): £69.00 per night – Monday to Sunday (subject to availability) Rate Inclusions: Rates detailed are based on a per room per…

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The Giving Tree – the Oracle

No child should go giftless this Christmas!   The Oracle Giving Tree   12th November – 14th December   Pick a tag. Buy a gift Bring it unwrapped to the Oracle Customer Service Desk   For further details visit www.theoracle.com

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WCDA trustees meeting

Every month our dedicated trustees of Whitley Community Development Association meet at the Cafe to discuss important for charity matters, always having Whitley at the heart.   Come and meet them!   These meetings are always open to the public. If you’d like to hear what’s going on in your neighbourhood, feel free to come! They’re…

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The update on Whitley Community Museum Facebook Page

It’s so amazing to see as our Whitley Community Museum facebook page is growing. We’ve had new members joining in regularly and lots of lovely people sharing their memories. We’re over 1,800 members already! We are looking to do a project on memories of the library. Do you know anyone who used to work there?…

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Stroke Association Voluntary Group

Meet with others who’ve been affected by stroke   Come along to your local stroke group and meet others who’ve been affected by stroke. Here in the Cafe, on the first and third Thursday of each month, from 10am until midday. Volunteers are always needed to help run group activities.   Contact us Phone: 0118…

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Volunteer as an Independent Supporter

Want to help young people live fulfiling, independent lives? Interested in Special Educational Needs?   Volunteer as an Independent Supporter   Do you have time to spare to help a young person or adult?  Can you offer encouragement, inspiration and support?  We are looking for volunteers for a range of exciting projects. Volunteering for Adviza will…

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Reading 33rd Annual Toy Run

Reading Christian Motorcyclists would like you to join them on the   Reading 33rd Annual Toy Run   Sunday 9th December Benefiting Barnardo’s   1m meet at Wood (formerly Amec Foster Wheeler) Shinfield Park RG2 9FW Directions: from J11 of the M4 take exit B3270 (Signposted Earley) – Whitley Wood Lane running parallel with M4.…

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Heartstart Swallowfield training session – save the date!

Heartstart training teaches you what to do in a life-threatening emergency. We are offering FREE training sessions. Please register your interest with the form below.   We will be offering two sessions on Saturday, 15th of December 2018 (save the date!) @ South Reading Community Hub:   9.30am to 12pm and 12.30pm to 3pm

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