Map of member groups

Here is a map showing our member groups around the Reading area. Click on a map marker for details. Alternatively, you can view our list of member groups.

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Reading SOUP
Reading SOUP is a grassroots fundraising project which supports community projects, charities and ideas in the Reading area. We’re inspired by the original Detroit SOUP. We Continue reading Reading SOUP
Caversham Park Village Residents’ Association
Based at the Milestone Centre, the Caversham Park Village Residents’ Association (CAPRA) represents residents in the Caversham Park Village area of Reading.
Home-Start Reading
In order to give children the best possible start in life, Home-Start helps young families going through difficult times, whether because of bereavement, illness or disability Continue reading Home-Start Reading
Feed A Friend
Feed a Friend is a charitable organisation which aims to introduce people to one another within the Reading neighbourhood, looking to primarily help those people who Continue reading Feed A Friend
The Silvers’ Workshop
We make and mend things together, work on our own projects and use our skills for the benefit of the community. The Silvers’ Workshop is open to Continue reading The Silvers’ Workshop
The Three Cooks
At The Three Cooks we provide a safe friendly environment for older people to meet old friends and make new ones over lunch. We target the Continue reading The Three Cooks
Whitley Community Development Association
WCDA are a local charity working in the Whitley area of Reading, based at the Whitley Social Club & Cafe which is situated within the South Reading Continue reading Whitley Community Development Association
ACORN Reading
ACORN (the Association of Community Organisations for Reform Now) supports its members to improve neighourhoods, influence employers, landlords, businesses and authorities, run projects and services to Continue reading ACORN Reading
Cumberland Road tool bank and Sun Street gardening group
The tool bank is for the residents of Cumberland Road. The aim is to allow them to access tools free of charge, instead of buying or Continue reading Cumberland Road tool bank and Sun Street gardening group
Amersham Road Estate Neighbourhood Association (ARENA)
ARENA is a community organisation on the Amersham Road Estate in Caversham. There are fortnightly meetings at the Community Centre on Wednesdays from 6.30pm until 7.30pm Continue reading Amersham Road Estate Neighbourhood Association (ARENA)
Friends of Caversham Court Gardens
The Friends of Caversham Court Gardens support Caversham Court Gardens, an award-winning Reading Borough Council public park. The gardens are on the banks of the River Continue reading Friends of Caversham Court Gardens
The Mustard Tree Foundation
The Mustard Tree is a family of projects seeking to be a voice for the unheard. We strive to identify, support and empower the misunderstood and Continue reading The Mustard Tree Foundation
Reading Community Learning Centre
This friendly and informal Centre offers free first step learning opportunities to marginalised women from all minority ethnic communities and their pre-school age children through an Continue reading Reading Community Learning Centre
Food4families
Food4families is a Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC) program which develops community based food-growing projects where local people across Reading can learn how to grow their Continue reading Food4families
Arts in Redlands (AIR)
Arts in Redlands (AIR) is a group of artists keen to organise projects in the Redlands and Reading University area.
Redlands GLOBE
Redlands GLOBE is one of several GLOBE (Go local on a Better Environment) groups set up in Reading in the mid-1990s following the Rio Earth Summit. Continue reading Redlands GLOBE
Norcot Community Association
The Norcot Community Association covers the area of the old Norcot estate bounded by Norcot Road, Rodway Road, Oxford Road and McIlroy Park and aims to encourage Continue reading Norcot Community Association
Reading Ukrainian Community Centre
Based in the centre of Reading, RUCC works hard promoting cohesion between the Ukrainian community, other ethnic groups and the general public at large. Our community Continue reading Reading Ukrainian Community Centre
Reading Sustainability Centre
We are a community group who are trying to establish a hydro scheme on the River Thames at Caversham.  We plan to use the energy and Continue reading Reading Sustainability Centre
Transition Town Reading
Transition Towns aims to encourage a more environmentally-friendly and sustainable way life. Transitions believe that a healthier, more social, cheaper, less stressful and more enjoyable way Continue reading Transition Town Reading
Greater Reading Environmental Network
Greater Reading Environmental Network (GREN) brings together groups and individuals in and around Reading who care about sustainability, environment, climate change, conservation and planning issues. GREN Continue reading Greater Reading Environmental Network
Whitley Wood Community Centre
Whitley Wood Community Centre provides a local venue for services to run activities out of for the local community. These activities/services include Weightwatchers, Youth Club, Coffee Continue reading Whitley Wood Community Centre
Whitley GrowAllot
Our community allotment welcomes local people interested in growing food together. Find us off Meavy Gardens, Brixham Road, Whitley, Reading RG2 7RD.
Whitley Green Residents’ Association
Whitley Green Residents’ group was founded in 1994, by a group of residents who wanted to do an extra something for the area they live in. Continue reading Whitley Green Residents’ Association
West Village Residents’ Association (WVRA)
We are a committee of people representing the concerns of local people within The West Village, Reading, UK. We also organise social events.
Tilehurst Residents’ and Community Association
Tilehurst Residents and Community Association (TRACA) aims to improve the quality of life for those living in the area and create a sense of community togetherness. Continue reading Tilehurst Residents’ and Community Association
Tilehurst GLOBE
GLOBE stands for Go Local on a Better Environment. Globe groups were set up across Reading in 1994 as part of Reading Borough Council’s response to Continue reading Tilehurst GLOBE
Southcote Information Technology Experience
Aims to provide the community of Southcote, of all age groups, with free computer and Internet training. Especially targeted are those members of the community who Continue reading Southcote Information Technology Experience
Southcote GrowAllot
Southcote GrowAllot’s Florian Gardens Community Allotment is for the residents of Southcote. The purpose of the organisation is to teach local residents the art of sowing, Continue reading Southcote GrowAllot
Southcote Community Association
The Southcote Community Association is the umbrella organisation for Southcote’s many community-led events.
Redlands and University Area Neighbourhood Action Group (NAG)
The NAG enables local residents to work with the Council and Police to tackle crime and antisocial behaviour in our neighbourhood.
Reading YMCA
Reading YMCA is committed to helping young people, particularly in times of need, regardless of race, gender, ability or faith. Our employees and volunteers provide housing Continue reading Reading YMCA
Patriot Place Neighbours Group
Patriot Place Neighbours Group represents residents in Patriot Place, near the River Kennet in Newtown. If you live in Patriot Place and would like to get Continue reading Patriot Place Neighbours Group
Oxford Road Timebank
Earn a time credit for every hour that you give helping someone else and spend your time credits on getting help in return. Timebanks are a Continue reading Oxford Road Timebank
Oxford Road Neighbourhood Action Group (NAG)
Neighbourhood Action Groups (NAGs) are multi-agency problem-solving bodies in the UK which are focused on tackling the top priorities as identified by their communities. NAGs are Continue reading Oxford Road Neighbourhood Action Group (NAG)
Oxford Road Community Garden (ORCG)
The ORCG is an oasis of green on the heart of West Reading. Open space for children to play, a pond, a wildlife area and some Continue reading Oxford Road Community Garden (ORCG)
Oak Tree Tenants’ and Residents’ Association (OTTRA)
OTTRA is a residents group dedicated to the improvement of the local area. The area covered is the lower part of Oak Tree Road in Tilehurst, Continue reading Oak Tree Tenants’ and Residents’ Association (OTTRA)
Newtown Neighbourhood Action Group (NAG)
Newtown Neighbourhood Action Group (NAG) is part of Thames Valley Police’s Neighbourhood Policing strategy. Local residents identify the issues they want the NAG to deal with, Continue reading Newtown Neighbourhood Action Group (NAG)
Kennet and Brunel Community Association
Kenner and Brunel Community Association serves the Newtown area of Reading. The association work to raise awareness of issues impacting on local people. We also organise Continue reading Kennet and Brunel Community Association
Katesgrove Community Association
Katesgrove Community Association was founded as Katesgrove Residents’ Association on Thursday 7 October 1971, with its members voting for the name change in 2014 to represent Continue reading Katesgrove Community Association
Hexham Community Association
The Hexham Community Association works primarily with residents from the Hexham Estate and North Whitley area. The association is run entirely by volunteers and undertakes activities Continue reading Hexham Community Association
Emmer Green Residents’ Association
The aim of the Emmer Green Residents’ Association is to ensure, as far as possible, that the development and amenities of Emmer Green and district are Continue reading Emmer Green Residents’ Association
East Reading Festival
East Reading Festival is an annual event, normally held in June, designed to showcase East Reading and its rich diversity of organisations, activities and people. The Continue reading East Reading Festival
Coley Park Community Association
An active community centre in Coley Park. We run activities for local residents of all ages. We are also a venue available for hire for any Continue reading Coley Park Community Association
Caversham GLOBE
Caversham GLOBE (Go Local On a Better Environment) is for people who care passionately about our local environment. We are working to improve and protect green Continue reading Caversham GLOBE
Caversham Children’s Fund
Caversham Children’s Fund main aim is to provide activities on the Amersham Road area, in Lower Caversham for 6-12 year olds. This is mainly in the Continue reading Caversham Children’s Fund
Caversham and District Residents’ Association (CADRA)
CADRA was established over 40 years ago and has become a widely respected voice for the community north of the river. Our aim is to ‘preserve Continue reading Caversham and District Residents’ Association (CADRA)
Climate Change Centre Reading (CCCRdg)
“Consider climate change in every action” Climate Change Centre Reading (NGO) aims to create a partnership between the Reading area and the active companies working it. Continue reading Climate Change Centre Reading (CCCRdg)
Beverley Area Tenants’ and Residents’ Association
BATRA is a residents’ group dedicated to the improvement of the local area. The roads covered are Beverley Road, Hambleberry Court, Oak View and Ashton Close, Continue reading Beverley Area Tenants’ and Residents’ Association
Bell Tower Community Association
  The Bell Tower Community Association has been helping to generate some community spirit in a small corner of Reading since 2005. The association is completely Continue reading Bell Tower Community Association
Baker Street Area Neighbourhood Association (BSANA)
The Baker Street Area Neighbourhood Association (BSANA) has been set up by local people to develop a sense of community and improve the local environment around Continue reading Baker Street Area Neighbourhood Association (BSANA)
Armour Road Residents’ Association
Armour Road Residents’ Association is a private Residents Association’ in Tilehurst and covers Armour Road, Lower Armour Road, Swansea Terrace and Andover Close.