Afternoon Tea for the FiNs at Heartlands Academy

The FiNs enjoyed a very special afternoon tea at Heartlands Academy this afternoon. The students had prepared a spectacular spread with delicate sandwiches, mini quiche and prawn pastries, followed by ice cream cup cakes, roulade with strawberry or lemon filling, freshly baked scones with delicious strawberry jam, clotted cream and fresh strawberries, there was also…

Latest POD Post is now available

Issue 10 of the POD Post has just been released, please call in at the POD for your free copy and read about all the exciting activities that are taking place in our local schools and community activities here at the POD. Please click here to view the latest edition.

Allotment Update July 2013

The Allotment has been suffering in the soaring temperatures and some of the produce had to be harvested earlier that we would have liked. The potatoes had a very poor yield despite the fantastic show of leaves above ground never mind better luck next year!

Introduction to computers

The introduction to computers course is now in the second week of the six week programme. Carol the tutor from Birmingham Adult Education is very pleased with all the learners and the progress they have all made so quickly – well done everyone!

The digger moves in

The digger has started work on moving all the surplus earth from the site. Â The old trees have been removed these will be replaced when the work is nearing completion and will include a small orchard to complete our allotment area.

Home Access Grant – Update

People are now starting to recieve their computers . Once you have been awarded your grant you will recieve a ” credit card ” with £528.00 worth of credit on it. You will recieve a leaflet outlining where you can spend your credit – Apollo 2000 , Brighthouse etc… Don’t worry it is all very…

Getting the roof on

Things have really moved on since our last blog, the foundations have been laid, the walls built and the roof will be completed by the end of this week. To show you how the building has progressed we are going to create a gallery of the photographs we have taken so that you can see…