What does being a Trustee for Whitley CDA involve?

We asked on of our Trustees and this is what they shared with us. If you’re inspired and would like to get involved we would love to hear from you. I have been a trustee for a year now and it has been a great experience.  I’ve been aware of what the charity do for…

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The boundaries of Reading Borough Council wards have changed – find out about your new ward and where you can vote

The local government boundary commission found that Reading Borough Council should be represented by 48 councillors. Their recommendations mean that those councillors should represent 16 three-councillor wards across the borough. For our community this means that we are now mainly split between Whitley and Church wards with some parts falling into Katesgrove and Redlands. You…

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Whitley CDA discuss the “Levelling Up” agenda with the BBC

There has been a lot of news about the rising costs of living. How fuel and energy costs are spiralling and the challenges many of us face just trying to stay afloat. Amongst all of this there is also talk of the government’s “Levelling Up” agenda. One of the criticisms is that many “left behind”…

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GEOFFREY FIELD INFANT SCHOOL GOVERNOR VACANCIES 2021

Could you be Geoffrey Field Infant School’s new governor? Geoffrey Field Infant School are looking for enthusiastic people to join their GoverningBody. Although it is helpful to have previous governance experience, a commitment to doing the best for young people starting their education journey is essential. The following experience is desirable: School finance Strategic leadership…

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Whitley CDA discuss increasing food costs on Radio Berkshire

Trisha Bennett (our Community Development Coordinator) was featured on BBC Radio Berkshire last Tuesday, January 25th. You can hear Trisha talking with Andrew Peach on the Breakfast show here: Whitley CDA’s food surplus service is being used more and more and not just by those on benefits or with in-work top-ups. The increasing costs of…

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Whitley Pride as Whitley CDA win Charity of the Year 2021

When the pandemic hit and things got tough Whitley came together and helped us provide vital support to people in our local community. To be recognised for this is an honour and to represent the best of Whitley made us so very proud. There are so many people to thank, of course, Pride of Reading…

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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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