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Digital Digbeth Day

When: Thursday 15 June, 09:30-17:00 Where: Fazeley Studios, 191 Fazeley Street, Digbeth, B5 5SE Free Fazeley Studios present a full day of industry insight talks, hands-on demonstrations, and networking opportunities for creative and digital businesses in Birmingham and beyond. Digital … Continue reading

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BBC Make it Digital Traineeships

Following a successful pilot, the BBC Make it Digital Traineeship programme has been launched nationwide. The nine-week traineeship teaches basic digital skills, such as social media planning, creating websites and videos for the web, and includes a three-week structured work … Continue reading

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BBC pledge to invest further in Birmingham

At the latest Birmingham Day in the Commons, which this time focussed on creative industries, the BBC admitted that they may have “neglected” Birmingham in the past. However, Tommy Nagra, Head of Business Development for BBC Birmingham, is determined to … Continue reading

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The Guerrilla Group

Last month, the BBC announced a new digital innovation unit, dubbed the Guerrilla Group, to be based at Fazeley Studios in Digbeth. The Guerrilla Group aims to explore the next generation of BBC content, with a focus on engaging younger … Continue reading

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Calling all Peaky Blinders!

When: Saturday 11th January, 11:00-15:00 Where: Vivid Projects, 16 Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street, Digbeth, B5 5RS Are you interested in starring in the next series of hit BBC drama Peaky Blinders? If so, read on: Shaheen Baig Casting are … Continue reading

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Loss of Digbeth Wholesale Markets

Last week, the Birmingham Mail announced that the city’s wholesale market will be shut down. This is a blow for the traders, as well as Digbeth Residents Association, who have supported the two-year campaign against closure. The Birmingham Wholesale Markets … Continue reading

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Politics is Good

After Digbeth is Good had a brush with fame last week, the BBC couldn’t get enough. The Sunday Politics show reported on hyperlocal news, featuring DiG in the background:   To watch the full report featuring supporter of Digbeth Residents … Continue reading

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Birmingham – a Digital City? (#DigiCity)

Birmingham’s Digital Media Businesses Cluster hosted a Digital City News Day at the BBC yesterday. I was very happy to have been invited, especially as it turned out to be a very interesting, informative and useful event. As a prelude … Continue reading

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‘Laura, Marry Me’ interview on BBC Radio WM this morning

The Laura of ‘Laura, Marry Me’ fame (the graffiti proposal that appeared on Digbeth High Street) was on BBC Radio WM this morning on the Pete Morgan at Breakfast show. Here’s a cheeky recording of the radio interview: listen to ‘’Laura, Marry Me’ … Continue reading

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Birmingham City Season inquest at the Anchor Inn this Thursday

Football fans might be interested in this, which I picked up from BBC Radio WM’s Facebook page: This Thursday from 7pm BBC WM hosts a Birmingham City Season inquest at the Anchor Inn in Digbeth. For your free tickets call … Continue reading

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