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Fish & Chip Bingo incorporating PODS AGM, Rhyl Trip, Wicksteed Park Trip & Lots More...

Fish & Chip Bingo incorporating PODS AGM

Tuesday 5th July 2022 from 6pm-8pm at Dawley Christian Centre, Telford, TF4 2EX

Come along to our Fish & Chip Bingo incorporating our AGM, find out what PODS have been up to over the past year and what the future holds. Your chance to have a chat and ask us questions about the things that matter to you.

Enjoy a game or two of Bingo, followed by either Fish & Chips or Sausage and Chips. The evening is open to all PODS members, their children, Stakeholders and other interested parties.

Please make us aware of any dietary requirements at point of booking.

If you have any questions or queries please email elaine@podstelford.org

To book your place, please click the following link: Fish & Chip Bingo incorporating PODS AGM

PODS Inclusive Coach Trip to Rhyl Beach

PODS Inclusive Coach Trip to Rhyl Beach is on Saturday 13th August 2022

This trip is open to all PODS members at the cost of £3 PER PERSON. The pick-up point is at Telford Central Train Station from 8.40am

We will be departing strictly at 9am and arriving back at Telford Central Train Station at approximately 7pm the same day.

Places will be strictly allocated on a first come first served basis. Please note when you have requested a place/s you need to wait for confirmation before the requested place/s are yours. One of the two coaches is equipped with a lift for those with mobility issues. There is a changing places at the S2S Centre along the Beach promenade.

Payment must be made within 7 days of confirmation of your booking or your seats will be reallocated. Please be considerate when booking as we would like to offer as many families a place as possible, this trip is strictly for PODS members and their immediate family and carer/s only!

PLEASE NOTE: Families can only book onto ONE trip (Rhyl Beach or Wicksteed Park).

To request a place/s on one or the other trip please email Jo and Jeannie on events@podstelford.org, starting your message with the name of the trip you are requesting place/s for.

Please include the following details in your email: Full Name / Telephone Number / Number of Children 0-17 / Adults 18+ / Who is SEN / Is any mobility issues. 

PODS Wicksteed Park Coach Trip

Wednesday 17th August 2022

We are happy to announce that we are teaming up with Contact again this year, under there “better together project” to offer you an amazing coach trip this summer.

Cost £10 PER PERSON, this covers the cost of the coach and your wristbands that give you access to the rides, park and farm. Departing strictly at 9am Telford Central Train Station. Returning approximately 5pm the same day.                   

Places will be strictly allocated on a first come first served basis. Please note when you have requested a place/s you need to wait for confirmation before the requested place/s are yours.

Payment must be made within 7 days of confirmation of your booking or your seats will be reallocated.

PLEASE NOTE: Families can only book onto ONE trip (Rhyl Beach or Wicksteed Park).

To request a place/s please email Jo and Jeannie on events@podstelford.org

Please state your full name, phone number, how many adult places (18+) Children’s places (0-17) and if they are SEN, plus any mobility issues.

Debt Advice and Information Workshop

Friday 1st July from 10am-12pm at PODS Office, Suite 14, Hazeldine House, Central Square, Telford TF3 4JL

Are you struggling to keep your head above water? Are utility bills rising? Are lenders on your back? Would you like some advice and information on steps you can take to improve your situation? If you answered yes to any of these questions then this session delivered by an experienced debt advisor from the CAB, is the workshop for you.

The session will start with some information, guidance and a Q & A session, following this there will be an opportunity to have a private chat with the debt advisor. The session is free to attend and open to all PODS members living in Telford and Wrekin, tickets must be prebooked.

To book your place, please click here: Debt Advice and Information Workshop

PODS Forum Family Group at The Hub Newport

Friday 1st July 2022 12.30pm-2pm at he Hub Newport, Newport, TF10 7BH

Join us at our friendly Family group, a chance to catch up on updates, discuss services and access non-judgemental peer support with fellow parent carers.

Any family members welcome to join us and we'll supply the refreshments and treats too (donations welcome). This event is free for all PODS members in Telford and Wrekin, booking is essential.

To book your place, please click here: PODS Forum Family Group at The Hub Newport

PODS Forum Admaston Family Group

Monday 4th July 2022 from 10am-12pm at Admaston House Community Centre, Telford, TF5 0BN

Join us at our friendly Family group, a chance to catch up on updates, discuss services and access non-judgemental peer support with fellow parent carers.

Any family members welcome to join us and we'll supply the refreshments and treats too (donations welcome).

To book your place, please click here: PODS Forum Admaston Family Group

 

Telford Adult Autism Hub Team Assistant Vacancy

Sharing from Telford and Wrekin CVS..."A wonderful opportunity to join our team . Are you seeking much more than ‘just a job’ ? Do you have passion and commitment to make a difference to people living with Autism?

This one could be just what you are looking for. Apply before the deadline of 1st July."

Accessible Performances at The Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

The Wolverhampton Grand Theatre offers a variety of accessible performances including BSL interpreted, audio described, captioned, relaxed and dementia friendly performances.

They also offer free Touch Tours with most of their Audio Described Performances, providing the visually impaired with the opportunity to interact with pieces of set, props and costume with the describer. Touch Tour spaces must be booked in advance via the Box Office.

You can reserve and purchase tickets for any of their accessible performances via the Box Office. To find out more about their upcoming Accessible Performances, please click the link below:

Accessible Performances at The Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

SEN Magazine - May/June 2022 Issue

In the May/June 2022 issue of SEN Magazine, you will find articles on, ASD - Gender Bias / Reading ability of a minimally verbal child / Play - Fantasy Worlds / Functional Maths / Nutrition / Wheelchair Skills and lots more.

To read the magazine in full, please click here: SEN Magazine - May/June 2022 Issue

PODS Befriending Scheme Family Group

Thursday 23rd June 2022 from 10am-11.15am at Hollinswood Neighbourhood Centre, 7 Downemead, Hollinswood, Telford, TF3 2EW

Do you fancy a cuppa and a natter in a friendly, non-judgemental environment?

Join us at our PODS Befriending Scheme Family Group, at Hollinswood Neighbourhood Centre, for a chance to have a catch up, find out more about the Befriending Scheme and access non-judgemental befriending peer support with fellow parent carers.

Places must be pre-booked, to book your place, please click here: PODS Befriending Scheme Family Group

We look forward to seeing you there.

PODS Forum Family Group 

Tuesday 21st June 2022 from 12.30pm-2pm at PODS Office, Suite 14, Hazledine House, Central Square, Telford Centre, TF3 4JL

Join us at our friendly Family group, a chance to catch up on updates, discuss services and access non-judgemental peer support with fellow parent carers. Any family members welcome to join us and we'll supply the refreshments and treats too (donations welcome).

This event is free for all PODS members in Telford and Wrekin, booking is essential. To book your place, please click here: PODS Forum Family Group

PODS Blists Hill Family Group

Thursday 30th June 2022 from 10am-12pm at Blists Hill Victorian Town, Telford, TF7 5UD

Come and join us  at PODS Family Group in Blists Hill Victorian Town for a chat, relax and meet with friendly faces. Ask us for some advice or just enjoy a walk around the village. Please note a facemask is required in some parts of the village. Tickets are available at a subsidised cost of £2.50 per person.

PODS will provide 1 tea/coffee/soft drink to each person booked, however you will have to purchase your own other refreshments if required. Places are limited and booking is essential, open to all PODS members living in Telford and Wrekin. Please note that the tickets are non-refundable. Children, of any age, are welcome however if they are under 2 years old, no ticket is required.

We will be meeting at the entrance at 10am, please let us know if you will be late or can no longer make it so as the group can enter on time. 

To book your place, please click here: PODS Blists Hill Family Group

Covid-19 Vaccination Centre Opening Hours for w/c 20th June 2022

You can access the vaccination centre on a walk-in basis without having to book an appointment or call 119. 

Action for Happiness Calendar - Joyful June 2022

 

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