Community Donations at Nechells POD

We want to say a special thank you to all of the fantastic donations we received over the festive season. Donations we received cash donations, food donations and Christmas toy donations. We appreciate all donations we received and each donation will enable the POD to extend our services to the local community. Find below a…

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HAF Winter 2022

We would like to thank Street Games for the continued support and funding through the Bring it On Brum funding which allows the POD to run our HAF Programmes. This December had an amazing time spreading the Festive spirit with festive themed activities and trips. On Monday 19th December 2022 we had heaps of fun…

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Housing Event

Last Friday we had a successful housing event at The POD, organised by our Welfare & Support Officer Joanna. Organisations including Birmingham City Council, Bournville Village Trust, Shelter and Birmingham Fair Housing Campaign, Bloomsbury EMB, SIFA Fireside, Family Action, Community Network Support Officers (Ladywood Constituency), Best Choice Befriending Services, and Councillor Lee Marsham were all…

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Community Great Outdoors Project

Nechells POD recently received funding from the National Grid UK. The Great Outdoors Funding has allowed the POD to organise a garden refurbishment project for the building’s front and back playground areas. During one of our summertime community events, we consulted with both children and adults from the Nechells community about what they would like…

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Nechells POD AGM November 2022

On Friday 4th November 2022, SHINE@NechellsPOD held their Annual General Meeting . Our trustees and local community members were invited to join together to celebrate all the POD’s achievements throughout the year 2021 -2022 and to find out about what the future holds for Nechells POD. Find below SHINE@NechellsPOD AGM Report for the year September…

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Community Fun Day

on 28/10/2022 The Active Wellbeing Society held a car park closure for their wellbeing community event which took place right here at Nechells POD. On the day we were joined by over 150 community members which including families and friends of all ages. alongside the Active Wellbeing Society we provided fun games, activities, a fire…

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Common Wealth, Ghanaian Food Event 2022

What an amazing video made by Communities Engage & Thrive CIC, capturing the fantastic community event that they held here at the POD in June 2022.On the day we held a Ghana food event where we all had the opportunity to try out some traditional Ghanaian dishes and other healthy foods, alongside the food on…

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The Great Get Together

Last Friday we had our Great Get Together Event where we celebrated having #moreincommon with each other. Luckily the rain held off and we enjoyed a lovely community picnic in our garden! Thank you to John Powell’s family who attended the event and were able to see the plaque and bench which us located within…

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Sad News from Trustees of Nechells POD

It is with huge sadness that we have to announce that Rob Walker, trustee at SHINE@NechellsPOD passed away on Thursday 2nd June.  Rob was only 56 and passed away after a short illness in hospital, which has been an utter shock.  He had retired from Lloyds Bank in 2020 and had moved to York, despite this he had continued to…

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Commonwealth Games Ghana Event

On Friday 3rd June we had a Commonwealth Games celebration of Ghana event at The POD, organised by Communities Engage & Thrive. Our wonderful day consisted of learning about and trying some Ghana cuisine made by chef Maude, outdoor games, healthy food stalls, and lots of live music and dance! We’d like to give a…

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