Healthy Half Term Fun

Over the February half term we were joined by five families from Cromwell School and Miss Plummer. Nechells Safe Haven had a focus on Healthy Living and each day we were joined by different people who helped us to understand how important it is to eat well, exercise and enjoy ourselves. On Monday Reece from…

International Women’s Day Celebration

Yesterday Strawberry Words and Ladywood Arts Forum held a event at the POD to celebrate  International Women’s Day. Women from Nechells came and read some of their own poems about living within the Nechells community. Tina took the star performance with her amazing poem all about how great Nechells is. The POD thanks all the…

March Community Lunch

  Last Friday the POD held a community lunch where we had a lot of Nechells residents who came and had a great time socialising and mixing with others from the local community.We were really pleased that Inspector William O’Connor, West Midland Police, David Perkins and David Roberts , Services for Education, Mustafa Meyzin, Foodcloud,…

Noran visits 10 Downing Street

Noran attended an Easter celebration at 10 Downing Street led by David Cameron. The invite was as a result of all the work we have done at The POD which has been supported by the Churches Urban Fund, Near Neighbours. It was a recognition of the interfaith opportunities we offer and we felt honoured that…

Mad March Meal

POD staff and the Place of Welcome group had a special evening meal yesterday. The menu was: Carrot and coriander soup, followed by fresh salmon, new potatoes, peas and broccoli and ending with rhubarb pie and custard. There was great entertainment provided by Tina, Jenny and Joanna and we all took part in games of Pictionary and…

Birmingham Orbital Walk

Last Friday 25th of March a group of Nechells residents took part in a 4 mile walk on the Birmingham Orbital Route. We were blessed with good weather and had a great time exploring new parts of Birmingham, it was a fantastic opportunity to make new friends and enjoy the canal and parks. On returning…

McDermotts apprentices visit the POD

Today we had some young apprentices from McDermotts Building & Civil Engineering Ltd who visited the POD. They did some work in the gardens surrounding the POD they all worked very hard and did an amazing job. The POD has never looked so neat and tidy. We would like to thank everyone involved for all their hard work and we look…