MacMillan Lunch 5th October 2012

Today the POD held a fundraising Macmillan shared lunch, our new colleagues from SEN Parent partnership joined some of our old colleagues from the LACES team to bring food contributions and raffle prizes to fund raise for MacMillan. We raised £60 for the charity and had a lovely lunch break getting to know our new…

Help the Hero’s Coffee Morning Sept 12

The FiN Help the Hero’s fund raising coffee morning raised a fantastic £140 for the charity. Lesley, Eveline, Margaret and Sylvia did a brilliant job with the posters, flyers and organising the event, there was a cake and refreshments stall, a bric a brac table, guess the names of the pets and a huge selection…

Help the Hero’s Coffee Morning

On Friday 28th September 2012, the FIN Friends in Nechells Group are holding a coffee morning the raise money for the Help the Hero’s Charily. There will be refreshments and lots of delicious cakes for sale, a bring and buy sale and a raffle with lots of great prizes, so please come and join us…

Visit to the Donkey Sanctuary

The BCT parent group led by Megan Soar visited the Donkey Sanctuary in Sutton Park today. They caught the train from Duddeston Station into Sutton town centre and them walked through the town gate entrance to the park to visit the sanctuary. The weather was wonderful for the whole trip and no raincoats were needed!…

POD Community Lunch

We hosted our third Nechells community lunch today, despite the awful weather we were joined by over 60 local residents, third sector providers and staff from the POD and West Midlands Police. We would like to say a special thank you to Councillor Chauhdry Rashid who took time out of his busy schedule to be…

POD Post Edition 7

The latest POD post has just arrived hot off the press from Pinstripe. These will be delivered to schools in Nechells for the children to take home to their parents, If you would like a copy please call at the POD, there are also copies available from Bloomsbury library, Nechells Regeneration Centre and West Midlands…

DREAMS Programme Summer 2012

The POD Summer 2012 DREAMS Programme got underway today, children from St Vincent’s, St Clement’s, St Joseph’s and Nechells are at the POD between 9.30am-4pm to try a wide range of activies over the next two weeks, look out for new photos and update on all the fun the children have had. Activities in week…

POD Allotment July 2012

The produce on the allotment has started to grow well with the wonderful week of sunshine we have had, The carrots and some of the potatoes were ready to harvest, the lettuce is hand picked regularly and continues to grow well.

DREAMS Holiday Programme 2012 Update

The second week of the DREAMS programme started on Monday, this week the weather has not been so fine but we have managed to dodge the showers and have a wonderful time with even higher numbers of children attending. The children have really got on board with the olympic theme, embracing the olympic values of…

DREAMS say thank you and goodbye to Carole

The successful Summer 2012 DREAMS programme ended today, the children have enjoyed two amazing weeks of activities and thankfully the weather was very kind. Children and staff in each of the four groups: Farrah, Pendleton, Wenlock and Manderville all contributed to a farewell poem and certificate to present to Carole to say “thank you” for…