Today’s Place Of Welcome

We had lots of the Nechells community attend Place of Welcome today, accompanied by the lovely weather. It was wonderful seeing everyone getting along and chatting away. We also had a special visit from Jacqui Kennedy, we really enjoyed her visit and she was very interested to hear about what we are doing at The…

Celebration Event at Nechells POD

Celebration Event at Nechells POD   Saturday 11am- 1pm         Saturday 30th July 2016   We have had great fun this week with children from Cromwell and St Joseph’s schools. They have been preparing for our POD Celebration and Book Launch. Earlier this year a group of elders from the community wrote a book about what…

St Vincent’s pupils sing for our FiNs

St Vincent’s Catholic Primary school invited our FiN’s (Friends in Nechells) to a special Christmas Carol Service today. The pupils sang beautifully and had made special Christmas Cards for everyone. The bad weather and cold conditions meant that some of our elders were not able to come and enjoy the afternoon, but we have delivered…

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…

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…

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…

Today’s Place Of Welcome

It was great to see so many attend today’s Place of Welcome, from 9:00am – 11:00am. The community room was full with members from our community, we had around 30 people in total this week and we are so happy to see how the attendance has risen over the last couple of weeks.    We…

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…