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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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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Whitley CDA supports Marcus Rashford’s drive to end child poverty.

Whitley CDA is disappointed that the Government chose not to extend free school meal vouchers for this half term. We work on the front line and have very close ties with our local community and we can see how hard people have been affected by the pandemic and know how welcome the measure would have…

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Our Surplus Food project deliveries in numbers

As we’ve come to the end of our food parcel deliveries – we’ve been reflecting on the past 4 months of WCDA. Since 17th of March 2020, we’ve committed fully to delivering food parcels to Whitley residents most in need. Whitley CDA staff and volunteers have been working tirelessly 5 days a week making up…

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Vulnerable people are being coerced by drug dealers/users

BBC South Today recently had a news item regarding how vulnerable people are coerced by drug dealers and users into using their homes drug taking and dealing. Trisha Bennett our Community Development Coordinator spoke to BBC South Today on how important a coordinated community approach is critical to tackling the issue. Our work with local…

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