Earley Town Council
Earley Town Council
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Town Clerk - Philip Truppin
Earley Town Council
Council Offices
Radstock House
Radstock Lane
Earley
Berkshire RG6 5UL

0118 986 8995

Telephone: 01189 868995
Fax: 01189 756681
administration@earley-tc.gov.uk

Earley Town Council Index
LOCAL INFORMATION

Useful Telephone Numbers

Whilst we try to provide a comprehensive list of telephone numbers, we cannot be held responsible for out of date telephone numbers or details.

If you are aware of changes to your organisation please advise us by e mail to accounts@earley-tc.gov.uk

Please choose a category from the list below

SCHOOLS - INFANTS/JUNIORS

Aldryngton Primary, Maiden Erlegh Drive, Earley. Tel: 0118 926 5843

St. Peter's Church of England Primary, Church Road, Earley. Tel: 0118 926 1657

Loddon Infants & Junior, Hillside Road and Silverdale Road, Earley. Tel: 0118 926 1449 (Infants) Tel: 0118 926 2020 (Junior)

Radstock Primary, Radstock Lane, Earley. Tel: 0118 986 9050

Hawkedon Primary, Hawkedon Way, Earley. Tel: 0118 966 7444

Hillside Primary, Rushey Way, Earley. Tel: 0118 975 5771

Whiteknights Primary, Fairlawn Green, Shinfield.  Tel: 0118 987 2588


SCHOOLS - SECONDARY

Maiden Erlegh Comprehensive, Silverdale Road, Earley. Tel: 0118 926 2467

Some Earley pupils travel outside the Parish Boundaries to the following schools:-

Forest , Robin Hood Lane, Winnersh.        Tel 0118 978 1626

Ryeish Green, Hyde End Lane, Spencers Wood. Tel: 0118 988 3133

Bulmershe, Chequers Way, Woodley. Tel: 0118 935 3353

Waingels Copse, Denmark Avenue, Woodley. Tel: 0118 969 0336

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YOUTH & COMMUNITY CENTRES

Earley Centre Point, Chalfont Way, Earley
Tel: 0118 931 2951

Silverdale Centre, Maiden Erlegh School Campus, Silverdale Road, Earley
Tel: 0118 966 9529

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ADULT EDUCATION

Adult Education is administered from Bracknell College. Courses are held at Schools, Woodley Hill House and the two Community Centres.
For further details you can telephone Bracknell (01344) 261621.

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PLAYGROUPS/NURSERY UNITS

Ryhill Pre School, Hillside School, Rushey Way, Earley. Mon - Fri 9.00 - 11.30 am & 12.30 - 3.30 pm. Tel: Mrs. Loscombe - 0118 975 1888

Earley Pre-School, Our Lady of Peace Community Centre, Wokingham Road, Earley. Tel; 0793 0602379, Web www.earleypreschool.com

Mulberry Bush Playgroup, Maiden Place Community Centre, Kilnsea Drive, Earley. Weds - 9.00 am - 12 noon Tel: Mrs. Baard- 0118 986 7186

Woodley Hill House Playgroup, Woodley Hill House, Eastcourt Avenue, Earley. Mon - Fri 9.30 am - 12 noon & 1.00 - 3.30 pm Tel: Mrs. S. Lane- 0118 926 1621

Radstock School Nursery Unit, Radstock Primary School, Radstock Lane, Earley. Tel: 0118 986 9050

Loddon School Nursery Unit, Enquire at Loddon Infants School. Tel: 0118 926 1449

Abbeymore Nursery (3 months - 5 years), 161 Wokingham Road, Earley. Tel: Mrs. V. Egon - 0118 926 0000

Wendyhouse Pre School, Earley Community Centre, Radstock Lane, Earley. Mon - Fri 9.00 am - 12 noon

Earley Bird Playgroup, Hawkedon School, Hawkedon Way, Earley. Mon - Fri 9.15 am - 11.45 am & Mon - Thurs 12.45 pm - 3.15 pm Tel: Registration Secretary 07986 440 308

University of Reading Pre-School Playgroup, Whiteknights Campus, Earley. Mon - Fri 9.15 am - 12 noon Tel: Mrs. M. Gilby - 0118 926 8988

Kilnsea Pre-school, Maiden Place Community Centre, Mon - Friday 9.30 am until 12.00 pm  (Mon & Thurs only - 12.30 - 2.50 pm)  Tel: Pam Smith - 07754847967, or e mail kilnsea@hotmail.com


PARENT AND TODDLER GROUPS

Earley Bird Mums & Toddlers, Hawkedon School, Hawkedon Way, Earley. Fri 1.30 pm - 3.00 pm Tel: Mrs E. Pringle 0118 975 6198

Kilnsea Toddlers, Maiden Place Community Centre, Kilnsea Drive, Earley. Tues 10.45 am - 11.30 am Tel: Sharon Parker - 0118 926  4498

Maiden Erlegh Parent & Toddler Group,  Silverdale Centre off Silverdale Road during Term time.  Tues, Wed, Thurs mornings between 9.30am and 11.30am.  Tel Claire Connell on 0118 966 9706

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MEDICAL

DOCTORS

Brookside Surgery, Gipsy Lane, Earley. Tel: 08444773005

Chalfont Surgery, Chalfont Close, Earley. Tel: 08444773005

Dr. R. K. Chadha, 1 Wilderness Road, Earley. Tel: 0118 9261613 & 2 Elm Lane, Earley. Tel: 0118 986 6383

Drs.Watson, Monger, Hobbs, Brock , Jones.  224 Wokingham Road, Earley. Tel: 08444772586

DENTISTS

Mr. J Desai, 5A Gipsy Lane, Earley. Tel: 0118 966 5656

Dr.V. G. Greeham & Associates, 268 Wokingham Road, Reading. Tel: 0118 926 1655

Robin Denville, Maiden Lane Shopping Precinct, Earley. Tel: 0118 935 1505

Mr. H. R. Braithwaite, 35 Beech Lane, Earley. Tel: 0118 987 2755

Miss A. Carter, The Haven, Station Road, Earley. Tel: 0118 966 4919

OPTICIANS

Stephen Abery, 46 Gypsy Lane, Earley. Tel: 0118 935 1975 (visiting service for people with disabilities)

Specsavers, Asda Mall, Chalfont Way, Earley. Tel: 0119 9311722

CHEMISTS

Moss Chemists, 4 Chalfont Way, Earley. Tel: 0118 931 1750

Moss Chemists, 5 The Parade, Silverdale Road, Earley. Tel: 0118 926 2146

J. L. Rankin Ltd., Maiden Lane Shopping Centre, Kilnsea Drive, Lower Earley. Tel: 0118 935 1848

HOSPITALS

The Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading. Tel: 0118 987 5111

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VETERINARY SURGEONS

Abbey Veterinary Surgery, 6 Elm Lane, Earley. Tel: 0118 987 1693

Beechwood Veterinary Centre, 35 Beechwood Avenue, Woodley          Tel; 0118 927 2999

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POLICE

Policing of the area currently is carried out by:- Thames Valley Police Police Station, Loddon Valley Police Station. Tel: 0845 8505505

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REGISTRAR

Registrar of Births & Deaths, St. Florians House, Milton Road, Wokingham (by appointment) Tel: 0118 978 2514. Also attends Tues 10.00 am - 12 noon The Pavilion, Haddon Drive, Woodley.

Registrars' Office: Tel: 0118 957 1213

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UTILITIES

Southern Electricity  7 Oxford Road, Newbury. Tel: Enquiries - 0345 444555  (Emergencies - 0345 708090)

British Gas  4 Gas Works Road, Reading. Tel: 0345 906050 (Emergencies 0800 111999)

Thames Water PLC  11 Berkeley Avenue, Reading. Tel: Customer Enquiries 0645 200 888 (Emergencies 0645 200800)

Main Post Office is in Market Place, Reading. Sub-offices are at the following locations:- 36 Culver Lane, Earley. 6 The Parade, Silverdale Road, Earley. 343 Wokingham Road, Earley. 392 London Road, Earley. District Centre, Lower Earley. Maiden Lane Centre, off Kilnsea Drive, Earley.

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LIBRARIES

Library Branches Exist at:-

Maiden Erlegh School Silverdale Road, Earley. Opening times:- Mon - 2.00 pm - 7.00 pm, Tues - 10.30 am - 1.00 pm & 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm Wed - closed Thurs - 2.00 pm - 7.00 pm Fri - 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm Sat - 9.30 am - 12.30 pm Sun - closed. Tel: 0118 966 6630

Lower Earley Library District Centre, Chalfont Close, Earley. Opening times:- Mon - 9.30 am - 5.00 pm Tues - 9.30 am - 7.00 pm Wed - closed Thurs - 9.30 - 7.00 pm Fri - 9.30 am -5.00 pm Sat - 9.30 am - 1.00 pm Sun - closed Tel: 0118 931 2150

Woodley , Headley Wood Road, Woodley. Tel: 0118 969 0304

Central Library , Abbey Square, Reading. Tel: 0118 901 5950

Winnersh Library Robin Hood Lane, (In the Grounds of the Forest School)

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CHURCHES/RELIGIOUS ORGANISATIONS

Earley St. Peter's (Church of England), Church Road, Earley. Rev'd. Derek Spears Tel: 0118 926 2009

St. Nicolas (Church of England), Sutcliffe Avenue, Earley.  Tel: 0118 966 3563

Our Lady of Peace; Blessed Dominic Barberi (Roman Catholic), Wokingham Road, Earley. Father Eamon Walsh Tel: 0118 966 3711

Trinity Church, (Church of England, Methodist & United Reformed Church) Chalfont Close, Earley. Rev'd Nick ThompsonTel: 0118 987 2727 Rev'd Simon Howard Tel: 0118 986 8615

Lower Earley Baptist Church, Services at Maiden Place Community Centre, Kilnsea Drive, Earley. Rev'd Keith Wilson Tel: 0118 987 2682

Reading Gateway Church. Mark and Rhoda Healey,  Hilltop Christian Centre, 34A Hilltop Road, Earley, RG6 1DA.  Tel;0118 9660663

Salvation Army, District Centre, Chalfont Way, Earley. Tel: 0118 931 0760

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RECREATION AND LEISURE

These facilities are varied and are provided by several agencies. For more information contact the Earley Help Shop at the Council Offices on 0118 868995, or the Mobile Information Centre, Earley.

Public Swimming facilities are available at Bulmershe Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Woodley, at the Central Swimming Pool, Battle Street, Reading, the South Reading Leisure Centre and at Carnival Pool, Wellington Road, Wokingham, Tel: 0118 977 0007.

The Loddon Valley Sports & Leisure complex is situated at the District Centre, Chalfont Way, Earley.  There are many facilities offered, including a swimming pool, school holiday activities, and many sporting courses. Tel: 0118 931 2066 .

Aikido Martial Arts Club - sessions held at Bulmershe Centre on Tuesday evenings at 8. pm - Phone 0118 926 8733

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OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Dinton Pastures Country Park, Davis Street, Hurst. Fishing, golf, water sports, bird spotting. Tel: 0118 934 2016

Laurel Park, Marefield, Earley. Formalised sporting facilities

Sol Joel Playing Fields, Church Road, Earley. Formalised sporting facilities . Please contact the Council Offices if your Club is looking to hire Cricket Pitches over the summer period.

Chalfont Park, Chalfont Way, Earley. General recreation, play area, floodlight sports multi-use area.

Meadow Park, Meadow Road, Earley. General recreation, Childrens Play Equipment

Walks leaflets and details of cycling routes are available from the Town Council Offices Radstock Lane, Earley. Tel: 0118 986 8995.

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CHILD MINDERS

For details of registered Child Minders, contact the Children's Information Service, 0118 935 2255

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GIRLGUIDING

Earley District falls within the Bulmershe Division. to find out more to to

www.girlguidingbulmershe.btik.com

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