Friends in Nechells Trip to Chatsworth

Today thanks to an award from the Tesco Charity Trust our FiN (Friends in Nechells group) visited Chatsworth House and Gardens in Derbyshire, the sun shone and we all had a fantastic day. Tesco Charity Trust’s generous donation of £1,000 has enabled the continuation of the Nechells Plus and Fit group which meet each Wednesday…

DREAMS Olympic Theme Art Work

Primary school children from 4 local Nechells schools – St Vincent’s Catholic primary, St Joseph’s Catholic primary, Nechells Primary and St Clement’s primary – took part in their own Olympic-themed summer holiday programme this year from 23rd July – 3rd August inclusive. A total of 126 children accessed the DREAMS (Dynamic, Rewarding, Enriching Activities made…

English and Maths Courses at the POD

Would you like to gain a qualification in English or Maths? Assessments will take place here at the POD on Wednesday 12th September and Thursday 13th September.Assessments will take one hour for each subject you would like to study. The assessment will help our tutor from Adult Education to see what level you are currently…

Welcome to Varin

Welcome to the POD’s newest recruit! We had our first visit from Varin this afternoon, Jwan’s new baby boy was born on 4th September 2012 weighing 6lb 11oz Varin as you can see from the photo is absolutly beautiful we look forward to watching him grow up in our community.

POD Allotment Harvest September 2012

POD Allotment Harvest September 2012 Despite the dreadful summer we had this year the allotment has done well and has produced a steady flow of vegetables. We have learnt what grows well in each of the beds as the quality soil in each of the beds seems to be different. We would like to thank…

GCSE English Success at the POD

Tina and Jenny proudly shared thier GCSE English results with us today, everyone in the group worked really heard to gain the qualification and Tina and Jenny were two of the six students who achieved a grade C in English – well done ladies we are very proud of your achievement and congratulations to all…

FiNs get fit with Marlon

The FiNs are getting fitter thanks to their regular twice weekly workout with Marlon from Start Again CIC they are even giving weights and boxing a go now! Sessions cost £1 per person each and are held at the POD on Mondays 10-11am and Wednesdays 10.15-11.15am term time only, come and join the fun.