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Cadbury is a British firm that is the second largest confectionery company in the world after Mars. The business was established in Birmingham in 1824 by John Cadbury. A chocolate-making factory was built at Bournville in 1879 and the Cadbury World visitor attraction opened alongside it in 1988, followed by a chocolate research centre in 2012. Cadbury’s UK operation is based at Bournville in Birmingham, while the company’s head office is in Uxbridge, London.


Dom Clarke with fellow volunteer chef Tim Sheenan cooking Peel & Stone bread pudding for 1,000 migrants
9, St James Church in Charlotte Road, Edgbaston.

Five flat conversions for sale in and around Birmingham

Jayne Howarth discovers five amazing buildings that have been converted into flats.

Ian Tipton, formerly a director of Bournville Architects (left), with Stride Treglown chairman David Hunter

Bournville Village Trust sells architecture arm

National group Stride Treglown snaps up Bournville Architects as part of plans to expand its reach

Alan Shrimpton, whose great uncle Herbert Shrimpton is commemorated on the Bournville Cross.

Bournville war memorial listed for future

The Bournville Cross has received Grade II listing following a decision by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport to see it formally recognised

Bournville Village Trust.

Right to Buy could wreck unique Cadbury legacy in Bournville

Bournville Village Trust: Social housing is not Government's to sell.

Bungalows at The Quandrangle will undergo reburbishment work

Bournville homes created by Cadbury set for major refurbishment

Bungalows which date back more than a century will undergo overhaul to preserve them for future occupation

New McCarthy & Stone development in Oak Tree Lane, Bournville, is being named Elizabeth Court after Dame Elizabeth Cadbury.

Cadbury honoured in name of new Bournville retirement complex

Dame Elizabeth Cadbury has been honoured by McCarthy & Stone, with the developer naming its new retirement complex in Bournville after her.

Ruth Cadbury has hit out over unpaid corporation tax by Mondelēz International

Cadbury family would 'spin in their urns' over unpaid tax

Great grand-daughter of Barrow Cadbury expresses anger that company's owner Mondelēz International avoided corporation tax despite £96.5m profit

CGI of plans for 37 new flats in Mary Vale Road, Bournville

More apartments coming to former Cadbury home in Bournville

Second phase of redevelopment will see a former car park turned into apartment block with 37 units

The Church of the Holy Prince Lazar, also known as Lazarica Church, Serbian Orthodox church, Bournville.

Hidden Spaces: The Byzantine beauty of Lazarica Church

Lazarica Church is a true Birmingham gem, part quirky, part beautiful, a little known slice of Byzantine in Bournville

The Carillon (bells/tower) at Bournville Junior School, Bournville, Birmingham.

Hidden Spaces: The Gothic Bournville Carillon which gives the village its melody

Walking through Bournville you might hear a haunting, gothic melody, something close to a mish mash of bells and an organ, this is the mesmerising sound of the Bournville Carillon

Cadbury in Bournville

Unions hit out at Chancellor after Cadbury avoids corporation tax

The Unite union claims George Osborne should be doing more after Cadbury's US owners paid no corporation tax in this country last year

Mark Isgrove, Manager of Rowheath Pavilion, with Jessica Allan, Community Development Manager at Bournville Village Trust, and staff from Bournville Village Landscapes getting ready to plant trees at the new community orchard.

Bournville orchard is culmination of Cadbury dream

100 years after the first community orchard in Bournville was created, a plot of disused land is set to be transformed.

Inside Bournville Gardens

Birmingham offering 'bold and radical' independent living for elderly says council's housing chief

Bournville Gardens is part of a £200 million programme by the ExtraCare Charitable Trust which will deliver five villages by 2017

More redundancies could take place at Cadbury in Bournville

More redundancies on the cards at Cadbury

Chocolate firm's owner Mondelēz International says it has launched a new consultation with office staff over 'simplification and productivity' at historic base in Bournville

A thoughtful refurbishment has created a smart interior to this semi-detached home in Lodge Hill Road, Selly Oak.

Selly Oak semi benefits from tasteful refurbishment

The interior impresses in this Selly Oak home.

Beaconwood Lodge in the Lickey Hills was built in 1904/5 as the lodge to the summerhouse of George Cadbury.

Beaconwood Lodge is the perfect place to escape from it all

You can't lick this lovely Cadbury lodge as a place to escape it all

A guest in 3D goggles at The Franklin development

Video: Virtual reality glimpse into future of Franklin House in Bournville

Future homeowners explored The Franklin, in Bournville, using a 3D headset offering an immersive glimpse into the future of the development

Craig Errington, chief executive of Wesleyan

Wesleyan chief calls for more support for community finance sector

Mr Errington made the plea as he addressed members and guests at ART’s AGM

Maryvale News, which wants to sell booze to customers.

Bournville trustees: Alcohol ban still remains

Bournville Village Trust claimed a new off-licence changes nothing as the shop is outside the historic boundary of the Bournville Estate originally set out by George Cadbury

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