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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Easter Activities

We have some exciting Easter Family Activities taking place at the POD for our regular POD users and their families. Come along and learn how to make your own delicious bread and pizza. There will be  fun family sports activities to keep you fit and a card making session to allow you to discover your creative side. There are limited […]

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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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Theory Test

In today’s Theory Test Preparation class 13 attendees took part in a practice test in which they were put under exam conditions and given a full test paper to complete. This was organised just as if they were taking the real exam. Hopefully these sessions will help and prepare them for when they come to do the real thing. Keep […]

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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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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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