Tag Archives: Nicky Getgood

Talk About Local 2013

On Saturday 28th September, and after a very early wake up call, I made my way up to Middlesbrough for the Talk About Local (un)Conference 2013 (TAL13). Talk About Local are an organisation that helps people to find a powerful … Continue reading

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New life for DiG

For those readers unfamiliar with the history of Digbeth is Good (DiG), here’s a quick synopsis: Pete Ashton sets up the site to celebrate Digbeth He quickly recruits Nicky Getgood to run the site Pam (me!) joins the team Nicky … Continue reading

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Digbeth Baby

Long-term followers of Digbeth is Good will recognise the name Nicky Getgood, as the original Doyenne of Digbeth. Nicky set up the site, and was the main contributor, until she left for pastures new in December 2011. Since then, Nicky … Continue reading

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Hello to the Unaward Winning DiG!

The fourth annual Talk About Local Unconference (search #TAL12 on Twitter) took place on Saturday in central Birmingham. Hyperlocal bloggers, activists and reporters from around the UK and Ireland attended the event which was jointly hosted by Talk About Local … Continue reading

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UK SoundMap

I’ve recently come across the UK SoundMap, a partnership project between the British Library and the Noise Futures Network. The UK SoundMap aims to answer questions such as “What does the UK sound like today?” by recording and cataloging the … Continue reading

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Birmingham Irish Heritage Group, AGM Chairs Report 2009

Along with the usual October Irish Heritage Group meet up this month it was also the AGM, in which Nicky and her wonderful work on this website were specifically mentioned. “We have greatly appreciated the assistance of Nicky Getgood, the … Continue reading

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