We are really excited that our next Way Back When will be a little bit special. We recently met with Graham Turner and Joe Doak of History And Events Of Coley Reading Group. It was a fascinating conversation where we shared stories and discussed the overlapping histories of our respective areas. We learnt that Graham…

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Universal Voices is a free community choir for boys and girls aged seven to thirteen, open to all children in the Reading area. They offer musicianship training as part of this choir to help children develop their musical ear and music reading skills. Universal Voices sings a wide range of music in different styles and…

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It’s hard to believe that despite all the up and downs over those years, with changes in technology and in audience viewing habits, Reading Film Theatre is still going strong. Over the coming year we will be holding a number of special events to celebrate this great achievement. We originally started as a volunteer group…

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An award-winning counter terrorism training course is being made available to the public for the first time and Thames Valley Police want you to sign up and help protect the UK. Devised by CT officers and security experts, the ACT Awareness e-Learning package was previously only available to staff working in crowded places like shopping centres and…

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Let’s get silly for a serious cause: stick on a festive sweater and join Save the Children UK’s Christmas Jumper Day on 13 December ! You can help children change the future Your donation could change a child’s life. It could help them grow up healthy and safe, and get an education, so they can…

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Wednesday – 25th December 2019 Whitley Wood Fire Station are organising a free Christmas Day dinner for older, isolated people. Booking by Wednesday, 18th December is essential as places are limited. If you know anyone that would like to attend – please contact the station. You will need the attendee’s full name, a contact number,…

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The Brexit Civil Society Alliance is a UK wide alliance of charities, voluntary and campaigning organisations, all working together to ensure that the voices of civil society are heard in the Brexit process. They have prepared a guide is to help organisations plan for a no-deal Brexit. It is designed as a starting document, with…

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Whitley Community Development Association will be running a two-day Skills for Working With Communities Course. The course will be in Whitley organised by Whitley people and run by one of the countries leading Community Development practitioners (and a Whitley resident). Everyone is invited and the course is free. Are you currently working with communities or…

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Shift Youth + Community are interested to hear what you have to say about Whitley and the local community because your story matters and can be used to inspire others. They are looking for more people to take part in sharing their inspiring stories about themselves and life in Whitley for our People of Whitley…

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