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.

Delivering food to the elderly and vulnerable in Whitley

The expression 'unprecedented times' is being bandied around a lot and rightfully so. We prefer to think of this as...

Whitley Social Club & Cafe is CLOSED

As you all probably know by now the Whitley Social Club & Cafe are CLOSED until further notice. We, Whitley...

UPDATE – Coronavirus (COVID-19) information from Whitley Community Development Association. 12.3.2020

Following the most recent COBRA meeting (12th March 2020) - our nation enters the 'Delay' Stage of Boris Johnson's 4-stage...

Coronavirus: Information from Whitley Community Development Association. 11.3.2020

The Café and Social Club continue to remain open. We are not currently aware of any infection connected to the...

Alana House – Women’s Community Project in Reading

Alana House is one of PACT’s successful community projects alongside the BB4K and Recovery Toolkit programmes. Alana House has a main base in Reading...

WCDA’s Surplus Food Project

The following companies are donating food to us, which is short dated or slightly 'out of date'. The food is...

Talking Coley & Whitley in a Changing Reading

We are really excited that our next Way Back When will be a little bit special. We recently met with...

UNIVERSAL VOICES

Universal Voices is a free community choir for boys and girls aged seven to thirteen, open to all children in...

John Madejski Academy Receives Praise from Ofsted

Reading’s John Madejski Academy has been praised by Ofsted in a recently published inspection report. Following a visit in January,...

Way Back When in Whitley

Make a note in your diaries - here are the 'Way Back When in Whitley' dates for a year ahead....

County Lines – what is it?

Meet Dex. He's a nice guy. He'll offer you money. He'll offer you drugs. He'll be generous. He'll make you...

We are a Sanctuary Café

Buy 2 hot drinks and place 1 in our coffee 'bank' Reading City of Sanctuary has partnered with refugee support...