Lloyds Bank Give & Gain Day

Today at Nechells POD we had a 100 volunteers from Lloyds Bank who helped out by painting our community room, two rest rooms and helped with garden maintenance and clearance. The Lloyds volunteers were so dedicated to sprucing up the POD they even cleared out our lock up that was full of unused furniture and…

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New Timetable September 2019

We hope you all had a restful summer holiday, below you will find our new up to date timetable. We also have Joseph Chamberlain College and Workers’ Education Association here enrolling participants for courses they will be running. Call into the POD and speak to staff about the courses and events you can sign up…

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Trip to Telford Town Centre

Thankfully today’s weather kept dry and we were able to enjoy our Happy, Healthy Holiday trip to Telford Town Centre☀️. All of the families enjoyed playing games and relaxing in the very lovely park and our FiNs (Friends in Nechells) had a brilliant time shopping in the town centre. Next week are off on another…

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Trip to Stourpot-on-Severn

Today as part of our Happy Healthy Holidays we had a trip to Stourport-on-Severn. The children with their families and friends enjoyed playing games in the park, climbing the playground apparatus and had fun with the many other features of Stourport Riverside and was very excited to see Fergal and Chester who came along with Zenia and…

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Bosworth Water Park

Today’s trip to Bosworth Water Park went successfully with the weather staying fairly warm and dry. The children played outdoor games, splashed about in the man made lake, enjoyed the beach, were adventurous on the pirate ship and fed the ducks around the lake.The Park even offered the opportunity for our elderly participants to explore…

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Happy, Healthy Holiday Week 1

During week 1 of our Happy, Healthy Holiday Schemes the children different breakfasts such as yummy pancakes with raspberries, yoghurt and fruit and cereal which each morning they enjoyed eating something new. As the sun was shining over the they had fun fitness session out in the playground and indoor they took part in arts…

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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…

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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!

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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.

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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…

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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…

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