Paul’s Sponsored bike ride

Don’t forget to sponsor Paul on his 103 mile bike ride from Wolverhampton to Aberdovey to raise funds for the POD. The ride takes place on Friday 15th June from 7:30am to 4:00pm. If you’re interested in donating speak to a member of POD staff or follow this link https://buff.ly/2rNbz1B

Great Get Together!

The sun shone and the POD was buzzing as our wonderful community came together to celebrate all that we have in common and enjoy each other’s company. Park Lives provided lots of different sporting activities and Birmingham Play Care Network found a shady spot to make colourful mobiles and buzzy bees . Everybody had great…

A very exciting Place of Welcome

Today we had a very exciting Place of Welcome as we counted up the votes from our EqualiTeas event last week. We had 107 votes and everyone voted to have a designated space at The POD for Nechells Library. We are thrilled that the community are coming together to support and campaign for this much…

Youth Crime Prevention

Internet Safety  Today’s session on Internet safety was really enlightening and has defiantly made the attendees more aware of potential dangers online and more importantly taught them how to prevent online dangerous such as hackers and trolls. We’d like to thank Ash Sharma for delivering today’s course and making it so engaging!  The next youth…

Amir Khan

On the 4th of September leading up to Amir Khan’s fight on Saturday, Nechells POD were able to take a few children from the local area to see Amir in Birmingham and even get in the ring with him! Some of the children were lucky enough to get a signature off Amir and we all…

Financial Champions

Today we have had Groundwork here running a Financial Champions Internet Skills Workshop for over 50s which is an all day course covering a wide range of topics such as online banking, online shopping and staying secure online. This workshop will help all the Nechells residents attending to feel comfortable online and turn them into…

Women & Theatre Drama Workshop

Today we have had Women & Theatre here performing a theater production for woman, the group performed a beautiful art production called open doors which is about real stories which were told by women. It was great for the Nechells community to take part and watch the amazing production and they all enjoyed it very much.…

New Room Layout

Today we had our new chairs fitted in our community room and with our new carpets which were recently fitted our building looks as nice as new. Thank you to Clothworkers Foundation for generously funding the POD and allowing us to give the inside of our building a more brighter newer look.  

Miss Saigon

Yesterday afternoon the FiNs( Friends in Nechells) and POD staff went to see Miss Saigon, it was an amazing production and we all enjoyed the very exciting story. This morning with the Nechells community we are off to Telford Town Park. We hope the weather stays beautiful for our lovely day out.

Family Fun Day

To mark the end of our very busy summer at the POD, which was jam packed with all kinds of fun activities, trips and programmes – we arranged one more fantastic ‘Family Fun Day.’  The families took part in creative art and crafts with Lynette and relaxing Yoga with Natalie. The children also enjoyed face…