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Slect Car Lease Van Arrives at Whitley CDA

Whitley CDA’s food surplus project has become a key and vital part of its local involvement in Whitley. Even before the pandemic started Whitley CDA had noticed an increase in the number of people using the service. This was a reflection on the number of people, including those in work, who were struggling to make…

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Open Invitation to our Annual General Meeting

Whitley CDA’s annual general meeting (AGM) will be held on Apr 12, 2021 07:00 PM. This year we will be having our AGM on zoom and everyone is invited. If you would like to attend the meeting you can do so by simply following this link and registering. At this meeting we will be presenting…

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Whitley CDA looks back – Community Motor Skills 2017

Back in 2017 we partnered with Thames Valley Police (TVP), Reading Council,  Auto Skills and other partners to host the Community Motor Skills workshops. We’ve really enjoyed reflecting on these events and looking back we’re surprised to see from the photos that we had better weather in October than we did in August! Typical British…

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What does Whitley CDA stand for?

A few weeks ago Whitley CDA’s trustees decided that it would be a useful exercise for us to reflect on moments from our history, especially as they are often pivotal in shaping what we become. This is our first reflection and what better place to start than what underpins what we do. Whitley CDA is…

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Measuring our CO2 Impact

Whitley CDA was formed by local residents with a simple ethos; that Whitley would be regarded as a great place to grow up, live and work. In order to achieve this we have to deliver the outcomes and impacts that the community defines and wants. One of the identified priority outcomes is regarding environmental impact…

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A tribute to George Woodage

George Woodage was a regular at our Whitley Way Back When meet ups, he was always willing to share a good yarn from yesteryear. Hence we felt great sadness when we recently learned of his passing. George passed away in hospital after a fall at home. He put up a brave fight to the end…

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Whitley CDA’s Community Book Shelf grows with the help of the Co-Op

What started as a small endeavour has just grown and grown and now with the support of Michael Kinghorn (Co-op Member Pioneer) we have many more books to share with the community. We have always provided a small shelf of books for people to help themselves. During the pandemic we had many kind people drop…

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Whitley CDA has been selected to take part in the Co-op Local Community Fund and you can help us raise funds for our work

Whitley CDA are now one of three causes in our community which Co-op Members can select to support between now and 23 October 2021. At a time when funds for community groups and charitable organisations are becoming more difficult to access, we’re incredibly grateful for this opportunity to make a real difference in Whitley. We will…

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