Prince Harry and Meghan visit Nechells

Today Prince Harry and his fiancee, Meghan visited Nechells Wellbeing Centre. Two members of POD staff were lucky enough to go and see Prince Harry and Meghan in person whilst they visited the centre to join the Royal Foundation’s Birmingham @WeAreCoachingCore apprentices as they took part in a training masterclass. Nechells POD have also been supporting apprenticeships, we have taken […]

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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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New Session

                                            A NHS Promoter will be delivering a informative session about breast cancer awareness on Monday 19th March, from 1:00pm – 2:30pm. If your interested in joining the session please come into the POD and speak to a member […]

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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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Yoga Class

Today’s Yoga session had 9 participants all joining in. Everyone had a great time and benefited from the class telling us they felt relaxed afterwards. If you are interested in joining the session come along to the POD every Monday from 9:30am – 11:00am. Make sure to wear comfortable clothing that allows you to take part in gentle exercise.   

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POD Newsletter Edition 2

  Here is the second edition of the POD Newsletter featuring all the upcoming activities and events for next week during the half term holiday. We look forward to seeing you all next week for a wide range of activities for both parents and their children.  Click here to download our latest POD Newsletter: Nechells POD newsletter edition 2     […]

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UCB Treatments

It was the last day of beauty treatments from the students at University College Birmingham. They have been visiting for the last three weeks providing pampering sessions for all POD users who come in during Place Of Welcome on Fridays. We’d like to thanks all of the students from University College Birmingham for providing such good treatments. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” […]

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