Digbeth SE survey - A profile of social enterprise activity in the Digbeth/Highgate area

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Don’t Miss the DSEQ Summer Market – 27th June

The Digbeth Social Enterprise Market is back! With lots of tasty and tempting goods on offer as well as health checks and a new Pop Up Cafe, serving delicious coffee and cakes, we hope to see you there  


Awards for All Success

Digbeth Social Enterprise Quarter (DSEQ) has received a boost in the form of a £10,000 Big Lottery Awards for All grant, which will support its growth and development. The money will be used to help fund research, networking events, training and employment opportunities and a clean-up campaign, as well as raise awareness of the Quarter […]


Digbeth Social Enterprise Survey Gets Underway

Work has begun on producing a comprehensive profile of the Digbeth Quarter, beginning with a Baseline Survey. A questionnaire has been sent to all social enterprises in the Digbeth, Highgate and Cheapside area, designed to capture data about their economic, employment and social contribution. “It is important for us to understand who is in the […]


Funding Sought to Support Development of DSEQ

Following the launch of Digbeth Social Enterprise Quarter (DSEQ) in December 2013, members of the Digbeth, Highgate and Cheapside Social Enterprise Network (DHCSEN) have met and mapped out their aspirations for the Quarter. Three strands of activity have been identified, which members will work on in clusters and sub-groups. These are Economic Impact, Environmental Impact […]


Next Digbeth, Cheapside and Highgate Social Enterprise Networking Event

Join us on Tuesday 18th February for our latest Digbeth Social Enterprise Quarter Networking Breakfast 8:30 – 10:00am  


Sir Albert Bore Launches Digbeth Social Enterprise Quarter

The Leader of Birmingham City Council, Sir Albert Bore, today officially launched Digbeth as Birmingham’s Social Enterprise Quarter. “What we are seeing here,” he said, “is the ‘repurposing’ of Digbeth – the old factories and warehouses of Birmingham’s oldest industrial area given a new lease of life by social and cultural entrepreneurs committed to social […]


Digbeth Receives National Recognition as a Social Enterprise ‘Place’

Birmingham’s newly-designated Social Enterprise Quarter in Digbeth has become the latest ‘Place’ in the UK to be given national recognition. The framed certificate was handed over at the launch of the new Quarter to Sarah Crawley, Chief Executive of iSE (Initiative for Social Entrepreneurs) by Charlie Wigglesworth from SEUK, which is leading the Social Enterprise […]