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.

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...

Whitley CDA thanks it’s many partners from our diverse and multicultural community.

Whitley CDA is grateful to all our partners. We have had support from a large number of people and organisations,...

Tims Marathon on the Park

Whitley CDA would like to offer their congratulations and heartfelt thanks to Head of Boys' Games at Leighton Park School,...

Has the Coronavirus highlighted the inequality in our system?

We have seen the working class put on the front line with the lowest pay, the least protections and the...

Food4Families is looking for volunteers

For the past 10 years Food4families has created 25+ school and community food-growing gardens in Reading, involving thousands of people...

Whitley CDA on BBC Radio Berkshire

Trisha Bennett (our Community Development Coordinator) was featured on BBC Radio Berkshire this morning. You can hear Trisha talking with...

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...