Great Get Together at Nechells POD

Our Great Get Together Event was a huge success, despite the rainy weather we had 29 residents attend and as always the community spirits were great. We all braved the rain and sat down under the cover of the trees and gazebos with refreshments and the community chatted away about all that we hold in…

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UHB/NHS Mobile Vaccination Unit

The POD is pleased to welcome the UHB/NHS Mobile Vaccination unit here on Friday. A team of nurses will be available on site to answer any questions or concerns that you have. This is a great opportunity for anyone over the age of 18 to receive their first dose and especially for those people that…

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Talking Tables Food Gallery

As part of our Talking Tables (Food Supply Service) we encourage residents who receive supplies to show off their cooking skills and share any homemade meals they make with the food provided. It has been wonderful to see the different cultures through-out the delicious dishes that have been made during March Below is a gallery…

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Talking Tables (Food Supplies Service)

As part of our Talking Tables (Food Supplies Service) we encourage residents who receive supplies to show off their cooking skills and share any homemade meals they make with the food provided. Below are pictures of some dishes that we had sent to us this week:• Chicken Tandoori Sandwich Filler • Chicken Tandoori Sandwich Filler…

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Talking Tables Emergency Food Supplies

Nechells POD have successfully been granted funding from the Ladywood Neighbourhood Network Scheme / Small Grants Emergency Assistance Food Programme. This has allowed us to provide emergency food supplies for families and local residents, during these hard times. The programme was started at the beginning of February and will be available every Friday until the…

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New Members of the POD Team

My name is Beth. I have recently started working at The Pod as the Neighbourhood Network Scheme Project Support Worker. This involves finding services provided in the Nechells ward area that can improve the lives of people over 50 years of age in the community. I work in a wider team with other project support…

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A Festive Season full of Kindness

A Festive Season full of Kindness The festive season can be a financial struggle for many families and the current Covid-19 situation has added even more pressure on families, employment and businesses. Over the last few months Nechells POD staff have worked hard to support families within our community by providing activity packs, books and…

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Nechells POD Project Manager Introduction

Nechells POD Project Manager – Paul Coates I am really excited to be joining this fantastic community charity that has served Nechells so well over the last 12 years, delivering services and activities to support and respond  to the needs of the residents. I have a wealth of experience, having taught maths and business in a…

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Keep in Touch Project

Keep in Touch Project Update 1 Unfortunately the POD have had to reduce our onsite activities due to Covid-19 safety restrictions. We have been lucky enough to have received funding from Neighbourhood Network Scheme (NNS) Grant Fund to provide tablets and training for some of our Over 50s, aimed at those who may feel isolated…

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Nechells POD Covid-19 Update

As a result of the new lockdown measures that have been put in place in Birmingham from Tuesday 15 September 2020 we have decided to stop our on site activities. As lock down restrictions are reviewed by the Government we will continue to review our practices and restrictions. The health and wellbeing of all staff…

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Bloomsbury Library at the POD

Good news! Bloomsbury Library is now operating an ‘Order and Collect’ service. Whilst you are not yet able to come into the library to browse, you can request up to 6 books from our stock and we will arrange a time slot for you to collect them from the Pod’s door on Tues/Weds. You can…

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