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We are an amateur theatre company that aspires to set high standards for our productions, whilst still having fun.

Woodley Town Centre Management Initiative is looking for Supervisor for the Saturday Market.

The man at the centre of an unexplained death investigation in Woodley has been named by Berkshire Coroner's Office

A 37-year-old woman was sexually assaulted and shoved to the ground by a man in Sandford Park

The Office for National Statistics places Woodley within the Reading Urban Area, but for purposes of local government it is in the area of the unitary authority of Wokingham, and outside the area of Reading Borough Council.

Woodley is a location mentioned in the short ghost story The Story of a Disappearance and an Appearance by M.R. James first published in A thin ghost and Others in 1919

The Museum of Berkshire Aviation is located in Woodley on the southern boundary of the former Woodley Aerodrome. The Museum is run by volunteers and is largely reliant on admission charges and donations.

Wokingham Borough Council is running a further consultation event on the future of Bulmershe Leisure Centre on Sat 6 August in Woodley Precinct.

Woodley is a town and civil parish in Berkshire, England. It is a suburb of Reading, situated 4 miles (6.4 km) east of the town centre and is joined to the neighbouring suburb of Earley,(2 miles (3.2 km) to the west, and 4 miles (6.4 km) from the market town of Wokingham. Nearby are the villages of Sonning, Twyford, Winnersh, Hurst, and Charvil.

Gill Sadler has been nominated Fundraiser of the Year at the Pride of Reading Awards

The Council's Audited Annual Return and Financial Statements were approved at the Full Council meeting on 28 June.

People can drop in and take part in the council's information sessions in October

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A GCSE set text, this is theatre with a big heart where loss, pain and laughter run side by side. 

Woodley is divided between the Reading East and Maidenhead parliamentary constituencies.

Southlake Angling Society[4] runs the Southlake fishery near Woodley town centre. It was established in the early 1960s on the former estate lake with which it shares its name. The Society has added Redlands, a local lake in Hurst, and a stretch of the River Loddon that flows close to the east of Woodley and Earley.

The nation's biggest sports day will be held at venues across the area on Saturday, August 27

The Church of St John the Evangelist was designed by Henry Woodyer,[3] paid for by Robert Palmer of Holme Park and built in 1873. Woodley was made separate ecclesiastical parish in 1881.

One prevented a fire, another helped a sick colleague and a third was awarded for relentless customer focus

After the Second World War, Woodley continued to grow, with industry relocating from Reading, and new housing. In the 1960s the airfield was closed together with its last aircraft factory and a new town centre was created replacing old village shops. The former airfield was redeveloped for housing by Adwest Properties Ltd in the 1980s and Woodley is now largely indistinguishable from Reading.

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The former world champion will join the team as they attempt to break the record for most bullseyes in 10 hours

A lorry driver who was involved in a crash with a cyclist has been released from bail without charge, the cyclist has been discharged from hospital

The sixties are so much associated with sexual freedom, it's easy to forget the unmarried mothers whose babies were born in Church-sponsored homes and taken from them for adoption. 

Finger lickin' good chicken could be just around the corner from you - see where the food giant is looking to open in the area

A cyclist and a lorry collided in Concorde Way, Woodley, the man has serious head injuries

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A trial increase of the daytime hourly rate parking charge in Woodley has been agreed by Wokingham Borough Council.

Before your little one starts school, take a look at what they could be learning about with the Mini Professors science club

Woodley has two secondary comprehensive schools that have achieved specialist school status, Waingels College (Mathematics and Computing), and The Bulmershe School (Sports). Primary schools include ones at Highwood, Beechwood, St Dominic's Roman Catholic, Rivermead, Woodley Church of England, Southlake and Willowbank.

Players, both past and present, took part in the match in aid of Michelle Davey (nee Avenell) who was diagnosed with bowel cancer in April

Woodley Theatre is based at the Oakwood Centre, Woodley, near Reading, Berkshire. Find us.

A round-up of the most-read stories on getreading for August 17

Woodford Park Leisure Centre, Haddon Drive, Woodley, RG5 4LY, Tel: 0118 9216969, Email: healthyhabits@woodley.gov.uk

A woman from Woodley was kept up until 1.15am by piling work on the Reading to Twyford railway line

See all the stories you may have missed on getreading from Monday, August 15

Woodley Congregational church is a Gothic Revival building completed in 1834.[3] It is now a United Reformed Church.

Council Office Opening Hours: Mon-Thu:9am to 4.30pm, Fri:9am to 4pm, Sat/Sun: Closed

Woodley parkrun has been nominated as a Healthy Lifestyle in the Pride of Reading Awards

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