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Taste-testing Digbeth.

Good With Wood?

Over a year ago now an abandoned factory that was previously known as Good With Wood was stripped and cleared out. Located on Bradford Street and quite a prominent building many of us were excited to see it possibly gaining … Continue reading

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Breakfast Club Tomorrow Morning

Today is Tuesday which means tomorrow is Wednesday. That means tomorrow is Breakfast Club with Richard Trengrouse from 7.30am in Eastside Cafe. Join us for great food, good coffee and stimulating conversation! Nicky will not be there, she is in … Continue reading

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2 v 2 Tournament | BIRMINGHAM BIKE POLO Sunday 10th April Highgate Park

    I cannot believe I’ve missed this previously, but I will most definitely be going to check this out tomorrow. The website also says there are similar Bike Polo events every Sunday, so why not use the opportunity to enjoy Highgate … Continue reading

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Residents group pushes ahead with plans to transform disused Digbeth viaduct

Residents group pushes ahead with plans to transform disused Digbeth viaduct – Top Stories – News – Birmingham Mail. Plans by the Digbeth Residents Association to turn the disused viaduct into a public greenspace have made it into an article … Continue reading

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Digbeth/Eastside Development Update

There is a lot of information out there on the internet about developments and regeneration in the Digbeth and surrounding area. But unless like me you are willing to trawl through it all it’s hard to miss. So I will be doing … Continue reading

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Digbeth Graffiti

Digbeth Graffiti. Shameless bit of self pimping, but I have started this tumblr.com blog celebrating and finding the amazing graffiti of Digbeth. Prominently featured is the work of AsOne http://asonearts.com/

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Mixed use development on old Drape & St Annes site.

Mixed use development on old Drape & St Annes site. via Bradford Street, Birchall Street, Cheapside and Lombard Street | Prop. | – SkyscraperCity. A user at SkyscraperCity forums has found this planning proposal for Bradford Street View Larger Map … Continue reading

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Rhubarb » Blog Archive » rhubarb finalises plans for the coffeehouse

New Coffee house for Digbeth? Rhubarb » Blog Archive » rhubarb finalises plans for the coffeehouse. The coffeehouse aims to be a barista led destination café offering quality hot drinks and food serving the creative quarter of Birmingham from the … Continue reading

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Link: Connaught Square plans approved

Insider Media Limited Reports: Planning consultant CSJ Brooke Smith has secured renewed planning consent for the Connaught Square development. The Birmingham-based company has won approval for mixed-use plans on the two-hectacre derelict block on High Street in Digbeth. The property … Continue reading

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Cult Club @ HMV Institute, Washout.

9 areas of rock & alternative entertainment, every Friday at the new HMV Institute. Cult Club should have been great… As fan’s of “The Darker Side of Goth” and “Metal, Grunge and Classic Rock” me and my friend decided to … Continue reading

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