We have an associated Youth Theatre that also mounts 1 or 2 productions each year.

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The body of a man has been found in Rochester Avenue, Woodley

An area of land under the A329M - known as Loddon Mead - was the site of a successful parkour open day

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

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.

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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

It's 1964, and Mary is young, single and pregnant when she is bundled off to St. Saviour's by her mother to have her baby in secret to keep up appearances. The girls there find comfort in each other's friendship, helped by the uplifting sounds of current pop songs, but ultimately they must face their individual tragedies alone. 

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

Woodley Town Council: The Oakwood Centre, Headley Road, Woodley, Berkshire, RG5 4JZ, Tel: 01189 690356 | Email: admin@woodley.gov.uk

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. 

Records show almost anything could happen weather-wise in the next month

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

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

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

Just under 6,000 civil and military aircraft were built and first flown here from 1933–62 and, in 1939, the Phillips & Powis factory installed Britain's first moving track assembly line for aircraft production, to build the Miles Master advanced training aeroplane. Today, Woodley's aviation heritage is commemorated by the Museum of Berkshire Aviation on the southern edge of the former airfield.

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

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 civil parish with town status (adopted in 1974) and an elected town council. The town council and unitary authority are responsible for different aspects of local government.

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

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


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

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

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

The toponym Woodley is derived from Old English words meaning "a clearing in the wood". Anciently, Woodley was part of the ecclesiastical parish of Sonning.

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

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Sharon Jhheent has been nominated for the Fundraiser of the Year Award at the Pride of Reading Awards

The Oakwood Centre, Headley Road, Woodley, RG5 4JZ, Tel: 0118 969 0356, Email: admin@woodley.gov.uk

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

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

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

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