In addition to the WCDA newsletter and blog posts, we will be publishing the Whitley Way Magazine - more news to follow.

To enable us to produce a magazine that is right for the residents of Whitley we invite people to come forward with content ideas, inspirational stories, local history, features on nearby businesses and community news. Do please get in touch.

Measuring our CO2 Impact

Whitley CDA was formed by local residents with a simple ethos; that Whitley would be regarded as a great place...

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...

Funded early education for two-year-olds

Your child could be eligible for 15 hours a week of funded childcare How does it work? If you have...

Funded early education & childcare for all 3 & 4-year-olds

Your child is eligible for funding for at least 15 hours, or up to 30 hours a week, for 38...

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...

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...

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...

Guides on how your child can get to school in the best & safest way next week

Reading Borough Council and Brighter Futures for Children have provided a number of guides on how you get to school...

Clay’s provide over 1500 meals (and counting) to Whitley – Thank you.

Whitley CDA have been providing food parcels and meals to people in Whitley since lockdown started. We did our best...

Whitley Growallot at Meavy Gardens – Allotment growing

Do you fancy get your fingers green? Whitley Growallot will be adding Tutor lead sessions on Tuesdays & Wednesdays in...

Citizens Advice Reading are offering Free Energy Advice Appointments over the Telephone.

Winter is here - Call Citizens Advice Reading now for help! As many people are now living on reduced household incomes Citizens...

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...