Monster Mayhem

Last Thursday Nechells POD took families from the Nechells Community to Monster Mayhem in Star City. The trip to the play area was fully paid for thanks to the Safe Haven project here at Nechells POD. The children thoroughly enjoyed themselves and were none stop playing for the full two hours. After the children were exhausted from all the running […]

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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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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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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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Motown Night

On Friday 2 February twenty one POD regulars enjoyed a night of Motown and Northern Soul music in Erdington. Everyone said what a fantastic evening they had and it was a wonderful opportunity to bring together people who attend different activities. If you would like to join us on our next trip out then call into The POD and put […]

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Family Day Trip

  Today Nechells POD treated 28 members of our community to a day out in star city. To begin the day Nechells POD staff took the families to Monster Mayhem with its indoor play area, where the children were able to run around and let off steam. After that, we all went to Pizza Hut for a buffet featuring all […]

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