Healthy Half Term – June

We have had another successful “Healthy Half Term” week with families from St Joseph’s school and some other families who joined in. On Tuesday Rachel from Bloomsbury Children’s Centre shared lots of information about hidden sugars and healthy foods. On Wednesday Albert came and taught us to make delicious pizza and bread. On Thursday Marlon…

Bookshare celebration

This afternoon we celebrated with the Smurfit Kappa Group where for the third year running the SSK Foundation sponsored our fantastic Bookshare project. Year one children in our local schools each received a book every month to encourage families to share and read books together. Our penultimate book is Bat Mouse, written and illustrated by…

Tesco Visit

Our trip to Tesco’s Aston branch this morning was amazing. We would like to thank Mark Van Beeumen and staff for making us all so very welcome and for the fascinating insight into what goes on behind the counters in the bakery, delicatessen,fishmonger and fresh fruit and vegetable departments at Tesco’s. We all got to…

Safe Haven Coordinator

Our Safe Haven Coordinator, Sheena Begum, has been very busy organising lots of Family Learning opportunities for Nechells residents. So far we have Family Fitness, Story Telling and Arts and Crafts sessions to keep families occupied after school both in the holidays and during term time. Sheena has also planned a Community Café opportunity each…

Katy’s Last Pamper Sessions

Today Katy provided her Last pamper sessions to the POD visitors. She has been working with the POD providing massages, manicures and beauty treatments to the Nechells residents for the last 6 years. All the POD users who have taken part in her pamper sessions are really going to miss her and they are all…