UCB Mini Makeovers

Today students from UCB(University College Birmingham) offered Mini Make over for the Nechells community, they had a range of Beauty treatments on offer such as Pedicures, facials and much more. We had a great turn out and we hope to see even more people next Friday when they here again from 9:00am – 12:00pm.  

Library Visit

Today children from a local Nechells Primary School visited the POD to use the library. before their session with Adele the librarian, they performed a poem to POD staff the brilliant poem was ‘The Gruffalo’ themed.

Sheena’s Wedding Celebration

Today at lunch time POD staff went out to celebrate Sheena’s up and coming wedding. we had a great three course meal at College of Food, we all had beautiful food and the college offered an excellent service. We would like to say a huge congratulations to Sheena on her wedding.  

Well-being sessions

Each week in our Well-being Programme the class learn new beauty routines/treatments and in today’s session Asma taught the class a variety of foot care techniques.  In their next session which will be happening on Monday 30th October from 9.30 am to 11.00 am they will be learning and practicing relaxology. if you are interested in our…


Today POD volunteers helped out and picked lavender from our bushes in the POD garden.  The lavender will be used for our one off sessions being run on Thursday when Lead Councillor Ian Ward visits the POD. The session that will be on are beauty treatments and Craft & Sewing sessions, the activities will be…

Chris Jordan form BCC Visits the POD

Today Chris Jordan Assistant Director of Neighbourhoods & Communities Division from BhamCityCouncil, visited the POD to see all the great work we are doing here. He was able to see a variety of activities taking place at the the POD including our ESOL class, Sewing class and beauty treatments. Thank you for the visiting us…

Positive Parenting Workshop at the POD

AFRUCA ran a fantastic Workshop here at the POD on Friday 20th October 2017. In the session they covered being positive, parenting tips and discussed Safeguarding techniques all the Nechells residents who took part found the information very useful and all enjoyed being a part of the workshop.  

Virtual Reality Workshop

Today for our Half Term activity we ran a Virtual Reality Workshop which was space exploration themed. The children and parents who attended the session all enjoyed learning all about the wonders of space and the different planets in our solar system. It was great seeing the Nechells community learn something new, in a new…

Pizza & Bread making Workshop

Today for the final day of our half term activities Albert the baker taught Nehcells parents and children how to make their own pizza and bread. It was a great workshop which allowed the families to bond and take some valuable lessons home so they are now able to make their own pizza and bread…

November Timetable

Happy Halloween to you all. Remember to come along to our Halloween themed Tot’s Time with Adele at the library, on today from 11.00 am – 12.00 pm.There will be spooky stories and a ‘monster’ craft so be sure to come along in your best costumes. This session is for children between 0 – 5…