Thursday, 11 April 2019

Oxford Road Timebank AGM

Our friends the Oxford Road Timebank are having their Annual General Meeting on 24th April 4-5pm, at Ibis Styles Hotel (648-654 Oxford Road).
Timebanks help local people trade skills and help each other out. When you help someone you earn a ‘time credit’. You can then spend your ‘time credit’ on help from someone else in the Timebank when you need it.
Come along to learn more about the Timebank and to have your say!

Monday, 1 April 2019

Interested in a part-time green sector job near Reading?

Five A Day Market Garden is a not-for-profit community gardening and horticultural therapy project in the hamlet of Englefield, approximately seven miles west of Reading.

They are looking for a project co-ordinator for six months to manage the Market Garden. More details here:

Monday, 25 March 2019

Spring is here! Time to visit the garden?

Our community garden is waking up and looking beautiful! Come and visit any time, and record a "hello" in the diary (on the outside of the large shed).
The garden is also free to use for your own parties and events, with chairs, tables, and barbecues. You can mark a date in the diary.
Drop us an email if you have any questions for the committee.

Monday, 4 February 2019

Reading Food Growing Network AGM 2019

Sunday from 14:00-17:00 at the Museum of English Rural Life.

Explore the past and plan for the future with Reading Food Growing Network's AGM, and a visit to MERL (Museum of English Rural Life).

Visit the gardens and community growing spaces (weather permitting), swap seeds, view the archives with principal archivist Caroline Gould, hear what RFGN did in 2018, and help plan for 2019. All welcome!

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Friends of Reading West Rail Station

One of our members is setting up a new group for people who use or are affected by our local Reading West rail station. You can read more about Station Friends Groups here at the National Rail website.
The group is for encouraging use of the station, working with National Rail and GWR to liaise with the community, and reporting problems and maintenance issues.
Please contact the community garden email ( or and we will pass on your interest.