Working together in Nechells

Welcome to The POD

Empowering learning by working together.  We are the community base for Nechells Education Action Zone.

We work with local schools, voluntary and statutory organisations and local partners to support the Nechells Community by providing advice, information and guidance, diversionary activities, adult and family learning and parent support.

We are an inclusive and collaborative partnership that aims to empower every learner, provide opportunities for enjoyment and success and ensure a brighter future for all in a cohesive community.

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Living Histories Group

Living Histories Group

Yesterday was the second meeting of the Living Histories Group.  This is open to anyone over 60 (or thereabouts) who would like to reminisce about their lives and times in Nechells.  We’ve been talking about where we all came from – so far only one person was born in Nechells!  We’ve also been looking at photos of ‘old’ Nechells, listening to some of our favourite music (the Big Bands of the 40’s and 50’s as well as Brenda Lee and Roy Orbison) and looking at newspaper clips and school reports.