The Tree Police visits

Noran visited all the schools involved in the Proud Past Bright Future, growing up in Nechells project this afternoon to check up on the progress of the trees that were planted in the school grounds back in April. The trees have been well cared for by the staff and pupils at our local schools and…

Play in the Parks Volunteer Training

Students from Heartlands Academy have been learning all ablut Play in the Parks. This four week training progeamme will lead to a qualification in play and will allow the student to be volunteer at the Play in Parks summer fun in Bloomsbury partk which runs from Monday 5th August to Friday 16th August week days…

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!

Festive POD Lunch

Today we held our festive lunch celebration, we were joined by Councillor Chaudry Rashid, colleagues from West Midlands Police and West Midlands Fire Service. We had a great response from our local residents in Nechells and the Arts and Craft Group who meet at the POD every Monday afternoon held a raffle to raise funds…