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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.

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

Maryvale News, which wants to sell booze to customers updated

Alcohol can now be sold in Bournville - after 120 years of temperance

Anger at 'catastrophic' decision to allow newsagent to sell booze in Cadbury family area

The signature of William Cadbury

Cadbury's signature to be auctioned off

Famous autograph of William Cadbury which became enduring company logo will go under hammer

Sir Adrian Cadbury, chairman of corporate governance, in 1992

Tributes paid after Sir Adrian Cadbury passes away

Sir Adrian, the grandson of legendary industrialist George Cadbury, has died aged 86

Bournville Village Green as it looks today

Green idylls of Second City get the thumbs-up

14 parks and spaces in Birmingham win praise as part of national Green Flag awards

Michael Bates pictured with his team from Birmingham Community Law Centre in Sparkbrook, Naomi Lesser, Abu Uddin, Habib Ullah and Tahsin Chowdhury

Birmingham Community Law Centre lands major legal award

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Birmingham Community Law Centre staff say they are “over the moon” after winning the Best Not-for-Profit/Law Firm award at the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards

The quality housing created by Cadbury and the Bournville Village Trust in the early 1900s

Blow for 'shameful' plan to force Bournville Village Trust to sell off housing

House of Lords amendment to Charities Bill is welcomed by Bournville Village Trust.

CGI of The Franklin as seen from Franklin Way

Knight Frank appointed to former Cadbury HQ

Property consultancy will act as lead agency to sell apartments in Franklin House which is undergoing £16m conversion

The Davids in Northfield, Birmingham.

Executive home is the star of The Davids in Northfield

Busy professionals can relax at the end of a long day in this well-situated and attractive family home.

Northfield Manor House, once home to George Cadbury, before it was ravaged by fire

University of Birmingham vows to rebuild Northfield Manor

Historic building gutted by fire last year will be develop 'to mirror original manor house' says vice-principal

Birmingham Chamber of Commerce House in Edgbaston

Chinese investors plan to demolish and redevelop Chamber of Commerce House

Chamber headquarters set to become latest John Madin building to be razed to the ground if deal goes through

Northfield Manor House after major demolition work following a fire updated

Anger at demolition of one of Birmingham's oldest buildings after fire

The future of Northfield Manor House, formerly home to the Cadbury family, is causing concern to Birmingham conservationists

CGI of exterior of The Franklin in Bournville

Work starts on former Cadbury HQ regeneration

Franklin House is being turned into new apartments in a £16m renovation project which is due to be finished by next spring

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