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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 and…

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Get involved!

Whitley GrowAllot invites you to Wednesday, 20th Feb at 12.30pm @ Whitley Community Cafe The Whitley GrowAllot is your community garden. A place where local residents of all ages and community groups can plant, grow and harvest herbs, fruit, vegetables and flowers You can choose what to plant and we will help you to grow…

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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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