Posts by WCDA

Participate in nutrition studies at the University of Reading

The University of Reading is internationally recognised for its excellence in research on the relationship between diet and chronic disease. They are currently looking for volunteers to participate in two studies. ENVAL study: Would you like to test a diet app developed by researchers from the Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences? In this study, participants will…

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Is worrying about money keeping you awake at night?

Reading Frontline are offering free debt and benefit advice at New Directions, 330 Northumberland Avenue, Whitley every Thursday 10am-1pm. If you struggle to pay your bills each month, have debts you can’t repay or any money worries, don’t wait for a court order or bailiff to visit. We can help stop the intrusive phone calls…

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WAY TO HEALTH

Food4families is a community food-growing project set up by World Education Berkshire RISC in 2009. Since then it has developed 20+ sites across Reading where young and old are encouraged to grow their own fresh fruit and veg. During 2018 1672 people got involved in at least one activity run by Food4families. The ‘Way to…

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WhitFest Showcase Showcasing Arts – Celebrating Whitley

WhitFest is changing: Aspire 2 and Whitley Excellence Cluster are delighted to launch WhitFest Showcase, a wonderful new initiative to showcase the arts and celebrate our community in Whitley.  The WhitFest Showcase finale event will take place at South Reading Community Hub on 1st March 2019. It will be an entertaining evening of creative performances…

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New year new defib for Whitley

As many of you will remember this year we lost a true Whitley lad when Matthew Farrall passed away unexpectedly in April.  Matthew was hugely popular and a fine writer who regularly sang the praises of Whitley. His regular contributions to Explore Reading and the Whitley Pump included everything from Reading’s rich history and culture,…

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Whitley Park Winter Raffle

Tickets now on sale for Whitley Park Primary School Winter Raffle. Tickets are just £1 per strip.  Tickets can be bought at the school or in WCDA Social Club & Cafe. There are lots of great prizes including; Family Ticket for Aladin @ The HexagonLunch & Game Tickets for Rams RugbySigned Reading FC Team Photo &…

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Tips on making a grant application 

Whilst scrolling through Twitter, as you do, we came across these tips from Jon Arnold. We thought they were so good we should share them with you. Jon can be found on twitter and is tiny tickers CEO. He was previously the BBC Children In Need North grant making committee chair and has been shortlisted…

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Whitley CDA’s Xmas Market

When: 22nd Dec  Where: Whitley Social Club & Cafe, 252 Northumberland Ave. Reading, RG2 7QA We are putting on a Xmas market and it promises to be lots of fun. We are going to activities, with many things happening and a few surprises. We are available to offer a limited number of spaces for stalls on…

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