FiNs Trip to Dobbies

We had a fantastic time at Dobbies Garden Centre. Everyone enjoyed looking around at the wide range of plants, gardening tools and homeware products and all purchased some useful things. We then sat down in the cafe to enjoy a fish and chips lunch with apple crumble and custard for dessert. Thank you to the…

Teddy Bear Picnic

Nechells POD would like to say a big thank you to the young people from #NCSChallenge for organising an amazing afternoon for the children of Nechells. Games, singing Teddy Bears picnic and storytelling. The families had a wonderful time!

Internet Safety Workshop

Today Ash Sharma from Skips delivered a workshop on Internet Safety. The session helped to improve parents and children’s awareness of potential dangers that can emerge from the internet if not used correctly. Thank you to Ash for delivering this useful session.

Mayors Community Weekend

Today we celebrated the West Midlands Mayor’s Weekend with a Big Breakfast at Nechells POD. We were joined at the start by Andy Street who was very impressed with all the activities taht were taking place in the sunshine. A big thank you to Rhea, Fioana, Myles, Elliot, Angel and Marlon who made sure everyone…

Cross City Hero Award

Today Wednesday 3rd July POD staff and our FiNs (Friends in Nechells) Group went out to see Nechells POD’s Cross City Heroes Award Plaque over at Aston Railway Station. The plaque which was awarded to us from West Midlands Railway for our contribution to bettering the local community, will be staying up at Aston Train…

Community Lunch 2019

Today we held our Community Lunch which was made extra special as we said farewell to Shantel. This gave the community a chance to say goodbye and to congratulate Shantel on her new job.We had a number of Nechells residents and Nechells POD partners who came along to enjoy some music and food together. We…

Great Get Together

Today in honour of the MP Jo Cox we celebrated our Great Get Together-Permission to Party—-and what a party it was!! Over 150 local residents came to Nechells POD to celebrate having more in common. In such a diverse community it was fantastic to see everyone enjoying each other’s company and sharing stories over a…

Nicola Benyahia Workshop

Yesterday morning Nicola Benyahia delivered a very beneficial and informative workshop to the community. This session has helped participants to understand common misconceptions about mental health and identify the positive impact that being active has on physical and mental health. We would like to say thank you to Nicola Benyahia for offering this workshop to…

Cross City Award

This morning’s Parent And Child Language Group had the chance to see our Cross City Heroes Award plaque before it goes up at Aston train station. The children loved the vibrant orange and purple colours☺️