Category Archives: Digbeth Residents Association

Nechells Ward Meeting – March 2017

When: Tuesday 21 March, 18:30 Where: Stanhope Hall, Emily Street, Highgate, B12 0XG The next Nechells Ward Meeting takes place on Tuesday 21 March at Stanhope Hall. This meeting gives you an opportunity to come face to face with your … Continue reading

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Digbeth Community Garden – March 2017 Update

Where: Digbeth Community Garden, Shaw’s Passage, Digbeth, B5 5PG See updates from the Digbeth Community Garden team in their latest newsletter below:

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HS2 Royal Assent

Please see the message below, shared on behalf of HS2: Dear Residents, As you may be aware, Phase One of the new High Speed Two Railway (HS2), the part of the route between the West Midlands and London, received Royal … Continue reading

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On-Street Parking in Digbeth – Public Consultation

Birmingham City Council is carrying out consultation about proposed on-street parking in Digbeth. Further details follow, and we would encourage as many of our readers to respond to the consultation as possible! About the Proposals For the purpose of the … Continue reading

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The Curzon Symposium

Back in December 2016, the great and the good met at BCU to discuss the Curzon Masterplan – essentially how Birmingham City Council hope to maximise the benefits of HS2 and prepare Digbeth for the high speed terminus. The Curzon … Continue reading

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Digbeth Community Awards 2016

The Digbeth Community Awards were announced at the December 2016 DRA meeting. Unfortunately, the winners were unable to attend to receive their awards in person, but we’ve been on a bit of an (extended) recce to visit all our winners … Continue reading

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Digbeth Needs You!

Sir Stuart Etherington, Chief Executive of NCVO, recently wrote a new year letter, and I wanted to share a few points with you: “One thing is very clear in my mind. That is that if we are to build a … Continue reading

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Connaught Square – A bridge too far?

Recently we published Digbeth Residents Association’s comments in response to the planning application for Connaught Square. Joe Holyoak focused on the development in his latest column in the Birmingham Mail and Birmingham Post, and we’ve included some choice comments below: … Continue reading

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January 2017 Meeting of DRA

When: Monday 9 January 2017, 18:00-19:30 Where: The Old Crown Restaurant, High Street Digbeth, B12 0LD Digbeth Residents Association invite you to their first meeting of 2017, to be held at the Old Crown on Monday 9 January. Representatives for … Continue reading

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Birmingham Budget Consultation 2017

When: until 18 January 2017 Birmingham City Council need to make big savings due to financial challenges. A public consultation regarding the proposed budget has been opened to learn if they’re making the right choices. The budget consultation paper (1.3 … Continue reading

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