Community

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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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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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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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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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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FAMILIES short course

Shift Youth + Community presents FAMILIES short course   Families is a chance to treat yourself to some ‘you’ time; a bite to eat whilst sharing ways of building up our families. Come join us!   Thursdays Nov 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd 9.15am – 12.30pm at The Ridgeway Primary School   For more details…

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FREE cat neutering during October!

Cats Protection Bracknell and Wokingham Districts Branch is offering   Free neutering during October!   The branch is running a FREE neutering campaign during the month of October, for folks who live in our area, irrespective of means. Vouchers will be valid for use until the end of December, and can be used at one…

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