Book Bench

Amazing turn out today with lots of the Nechells residents coming to Place of Welcome to share there ideas about a design for our book bench. Author and illustrator Steve Smallman done great with gathering all the ideas we can not wait for the finishing design of the bench All the great help is much…

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!!

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…

February Healthy Half Term 2016

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…

The Big Hoot Preview Party @ Fort Dunlop

The Big Hoot 2015 and Free Radio held a big preview party this evening on the roof of the Iconic Fort Dunlop Building. It was amazing to see our owl Oliver in all his splendour along with the other 88 fantastic owls who are all getting ready to take their place across Birmingham for the…

Boomsbury Fun Day 2015

Bloomsbury Fun Day 2015 – another fantastic day in the park and this year there was no rain! As usual the POD provided bathroom facilities and refreshments, including a range of delicious cakes provided by Savella and food provided by FareShare. Thanks to John Street from Free@last and everyone involved in ICANB7 it was a…

Meet our POD owl – Oliver!

Lots of visitors came to see our owl Oliver today including Sophie Handy who was one of the artists who helped our community create this fantastic art work to show what Nechells means to everyone who lives and works in this amazing community. There is the Smurfit Kappa SSK recycling plant that we all call…

DREAMS 2015

The DREAMS Summer fun programme is in full swing at the POD this week. Sixty children from three of our local primary schools are enjoying a week of activities including dance provided by spilt milk dance, sports provided by startagain project and for the creative session our artist in residence for the week is Sam…

DREAMS 2015

DREAMS Summer fun programme is in full swing at the POD this week. Sixty children from three of our local primary schools are enjoying a week of activities including dance provided by spilt milk dance, sports provided by startagain project and for the creative session our artist in residence for the week is Sam from…

New Web Site Under Construction

We are now a registered Charity – SHINE@NechellsPOD Charity number 1162038 Please bear with us while our new web site is under construction by John at Pembertronics.co.uk – We will be up and running again shortly For further information on courses and activities please call into the POD