Tag Archives: Digbeth Police


A couple of Sunday mornings ago I was sat in my flat in Digbeth and instead of the usual silence from the road below, I heard some dubstep beats coming from Green Street. Investigating, I saw a group of men … Continue reading

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Allison Street

Allison Street is home. It is not a long street, but it is worth exploring.  From a well preserved ‘palace of convenience’ to the new Beorma developments at the top of the street.     The shadow of the clock … Continue reading

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Digbeth Canal Clean Up Day

When: Sunday 5th April, 10:00-14:00 Where: Minerva Works, Fazeley Street, Digbeth, B5 5RS Local residents Alison and Louise live on the Grand Union Canal by Minerva Works in Digbeth, and have made it their mission to clean up the waterway. Alison has … Continue reading

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Socks and Chocs

By now, I’m sure all our readers are familiar with PC Ian Northcott, also known as the Busking Bobby. Ian works from Digbeth Police Station, and in his spare time, runs the Socks and Chocs charity. Having won at the … Continue reading

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PCC Elections 2014

When: Thursday 21st August This is a reminder that the elections for the West Midlands Police & Crime Commissioner will take place this Thursday 21st August. All residents should have by now received a hard copy booklet in the post … Continue reading

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Help Protect Yourself – New Dates!

When: Wednesday 2nd July 2014, and Wednesday 3rd September 2014, 17:30-18:30 Where: Pat Benson Boxing Academy, Unit 2, 50 Adderley St, Digbeth, B9 4ED Tickets: Free (available online here) The Digbeth neighbourhood police team have announced new dates for their … Continue reading

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Vehicle safety and capture cars

Digbeth Residents Association would like to remind all patrons of Digbeth to be extra vigilant of the safety of their vehicles during the summer. Digbeth has relatively low crime rates considering our central city location, but at least half of … Continue reading

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New Neighbourhood Watch Signs for Digbeth

There has been something slightly different about Digbeth this past week… We have installed new Neighbourhood Watch signage across the locality! Last Sunday, after gaining permission from Birmingham City Council’s planning and highways departments, Digbeth Residents Association erected a total … Continue reading

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Police issue safety advice for a happy St Patrick’s Day

Local Police officers will be out and about in Digbeth today, making sure that the estimated 85,000 revellers taking part in St Patrick’s Day celebrations do so in a safe and secure environment. Of course, the parade is already a … Continue reading

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DRA Community Awards 2013

Digbeth Residents Association held their last meeting of 2013 on Monday 9th December at the Old Crown. As well as it being an opportunity to meet fellow residents and partners to thank them for their support over the course of … Continue reading

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