Spinkhill residential 2018

Community Residential On 24 and 25 March fifty Nechells residents visited Spinkhill for a fun filled residential. This inter generational activity funded by BIG Lottery and Near Neighbours was a great opportunity for the community to come together, enjoy each other’s company and spend time together in a safe and welcoming environment. We had an amazing weekend, delicious food, fantastic […]

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BIG Lottery Safe Haven Trip to Spinkhill

Some of our POD families and elders travelled up to Spinkhill, Mount St Mary’s College, near Sheffield today. This was the start our wonderful weekend residential funded by the BIG Lottery Safe Haven Project. We had a lovely journey up the M1 and arrived just in time for mid morning refreshments. After settling everyone in their lovely en-suite accommodation we […]

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Breast Awareness Session

                                              Due to circumstances out of our control we have had to reschedule the Breast Awareness session which was due to be held today. Instead the session will run on Tuesday 24th April 2018 from 1:00 – 2:30pm

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Afterschool Activities

Our Family afterschool activities take place every Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3.45pm – 5.00pm. Tuesdays consist of Arts and Crafts and Thursdays consist of Healthy Eating and Cooking. Each week there is an exciting new theme. Yesterday the families made their very own herb gardens with a variety of different herbs, that they can watch grow and use when they’re […]

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Today’s Place Of Welcome

It was great to see so many attend today’s Place of Welcome, from 9:00am – 11:00am. The community room was full with members from our community, we had around 30 people in total this week and we are so happy to see how the attendance has risen over the last couple of weeks.    We have also moved our Card […]

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Workshop during ESOL

Today our ESOL group was joined by Rahila Mann from Birmingham City Council and Ayan Tifow from the Mandeeq Somali Community Engagement group. They offered a workshop to stimulate discussion around the importance of community and encouraged residents to discuss local problems. The workshop was part of a programme that looks at issues around extremism and this promoted considerable discussion […]

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THE POD will be closed to the public on Friday 2nd March

Due to the adverse weather we are experiencing at the moment and the frozen road surfaces the POD will remain closed to the public on Friday 2nd March 2018. Therefore the following activities will not be running: Place of Welcome Ancestry Theory Driving Test mock examination Please do not attempt to visit the POD in this dreadful weather, stay safe […]

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Family Card Making with Lazo

Families took part in a great card making activity this morning with Lazo, who is one of our volunteers at the POD. Everyone had lots of ideas and made a beautiful range of cards to take home with them. We had some lovely feedback from both the parents and the youngsters including this comment from a Mum of two “I […]

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Half Term Activities

Today was a huge success! We’d like to thank everyone who took part and made it such a special day for us all. We had such good attendance throughout all of our sessions today from FiNs Fitness, to the Family sports with fantastic Dean from Active Parks, Animal in Hands and the Library ‘Mythical Creatures’ Craft session with Adele our […]

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