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…

Exhibiton and Book Launch

At today’s place of welcome we held a exhibition and book launch of Photos from a photography project which was held here at the POD. The project was run by somecities to try and help Nechells residents show how they feel about Nechells through photos. It was a great experience and some amazing photographs were…

Job Club

If you are looking for work and would like help with interview skills, writing your CV , job searches and completing application forms then come and join the Job Club at the POD every Tuesday 9:30am – 11:30am.

Book Bench

Amazing turn out today with lots of the Nechells residents coming to Place of Welcome to share there ideas about a design for our book bench. Author and illustrator Steve Smallman done great with gathering all the ideas we can not wait for the finishing design of the bench All the great help is much…

Place Of Welcome

Place of welcome was well attended this morning everyone came to wish Cameron a very “Happy 17th birthday” for Tuesday 1st March as Cameron will be at college all next week. We all enjoyed a lovely chocolate birthday cake and tried giving Cameron the bumps!!

ESOL Classes

Our ESOL (English for speakers of other languages) classes are going fantastic with Kevin & Keri working very hard with the class means that everyone’s English has been progressing hugely. We have a lot of new faces always coming to learn here at the POD, which makes us very proud of how popular the class…

February Healthy Half Term 2016

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…