Mad March Meal

POD staff and the Place of Welcome group had a special evening meal yesterday. The menu was: Carrot and coriander soup, followed by fresh salmon, new potatoes, peas and broccoli and ending with rhubarb pie and custard. There was great entertainment provided by Tina, Jenny and Joanna and we all took part in games of Pictionary and an Easter egg hunt. We also […]

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Noran visits 10 Downing Street

Noran attended an Easter celebration at 10 Downing Street led by David Cameron. The invite was as a result of all the work we have done at The POD which has been supported by the Churches Urban Fund, Near Neighbours. It was a recognition of the interfaith opportunities we offer and we felt honoured that Noran had been invited.

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March Community Lunch

  Last Friday the POD held a community lunch where we had a lot of Nechells residents who came and had a great time socialising and mixing with others from the local community.We were really pleased that Inspector William O’Connor, West Midland Police, David Perkins and David Roberts , Services for Education, Mustafa Meyzin, Foodcloud, Lee Evans, Pinstripe and Sue […]

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Gardening

Jeff and Cameron worked hard earlier today to create a mini greenhouse to go in the POD’s allotments it has made a fantastic new addition to the allotment. We can not wait to start using it for planting. .

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International Women’s Day Celebration

Yesterday Strawberry Words and Ladywood Arts Forum held a event at the POD to celebrate  International Women’s Day. Women from Nechells came and read some of their own poems about living within the Nechells community. Tina took the star performance with her amazing poem all about how great Nechells is. The POD thanks all the woman who turned up to […]

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Healthy Half Term Fun

Over the February half term we were joined by five families from Cromwell School and Miss Plummer. Nechells Safe Haven had a focus on Healthy Living and each day we were joined by different people who helped us to understand how important it is to eat well, exercise and enjoy ourselves. On Monday Reece from Bloomsbury Children’s Centre told us […]

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Place Of Welcome

Place of welcome was well attended this morning everyone came to wish Cameron a very “Happy 17th birthday” for Tuesday 1st March as Cameron will be at college all next week. We all enjoyed a lovely chocolate birthday cake and tried giving Cameron the bumps!!

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ESOL Classes

Our ESOL (English for speakers of other languages) classes are going fantastic with Kevin & Keri working very hard with the class means that everyone’s English has been progressing hugely. We have a lot of new faces always coming to learn here at the POD, which makes us very proud of how popular the class has become and how eager […]

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