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Laurence Cadbury in his car 'The Beetle' which he took with him to Belgium and Northern France whilst serving with the Quaker-founded Friends Ambulance Unit during the First World War.

New book reveals how son of George Cadbury grew the chocolate empire

A book has revealed new insights and never before seen images of Laurence Cadbury, the son of philanthropist George Cadbury, founder of the Bournville Village Trust.

Nicklin Unseen: How photos from yesteryear compare with today

Harborne High Street in 1961 - one of many scenes captured by Phyllis Nicklin
The Post takes a look at how the city appears today compared with the era of the 1950s and 60s captured by Phyllis Nicklin

High society, sex scandals and a wicked lesson from history

Satirical picture of Lord Lyttelton of Hagley Hall and Lady Abergavenny, who was another famed 'sinner' of the Georgian era.
Georgian aristocrat led the sort of life to make the cast of Downton Abbey blush, books reveals

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Laurence Cadbury in his car 'The Beetle' which he took with him to Belgium and Northern France whilst serving with the Quaker-founded Friends Ambulance Unit during the First World War.

New book reveals how son of George Cadbury grew the chocolate empire

A book has revealed new insights and never before seen images of Laurence Cadbury, the son of philanthropist George Cadbury, founder of the Bournville Village Trust.

Harborne High Street in 1961 - one of many scenes captured by Phyllis Nicklin

Nicklin Unseen: How photos from yesteryear compare with today

The Post takes a look at how the city appears today compared with the era of the 1950s and 60s captured by Phyllis Nicklin

Satirical picture of Lord Lyttelton of Hagley Hall and Lady Abergavenny, who was another famed 'sinner' of the Georgian era.

High society, sex scandals and a wicked lesson from history

Georgian aristocrat led the sort of life to make the cast of Downton Abbey blush, books reveals

A blended image showing how Kings Heath High Street in Birmingham has changed over the years

Blended images show how decades have changed Birmingham

Images created using digital  technology show how the region we live in today looked quite so different decades before

Solihull World War 2 pilot Ian Fraser, who has died

Naval bomber pilot who destroyed Italian cruiser against all odds

In 1942, Fraser was in 830 Naval Air Squadron, flying Albacore torpedo bombers, based on the besieged island of Malta.

David Pack, 93-year-old second world war veteran from Shirley. Picture by Wendy Aldiss.

RAF veteran who escaped the Japanese by days during the war returns to Singapore

93-year-old veteran David Pack who served in Singapore during the Second World War has spoken of his "emotional" return to the city state for the first time in 73 years.

Ellen Eyre in 1900

From orphan to family fortunes with a little help

Birmingham author's gran climbed social ladder with the aid of Cadbury cousins

A parade of Jaguar and Land Rover heritage vehicles at the Lode Lane plant to mark the start of Jaguar production there

Parade of historic Jaguars and Land Rovers made possible thanks to £100m classic car collection purchase

The parade, which took place within the road network of the Lode Lane factory, featured 40 classic Jaguar Land Rover models spanning the decades

The Coffin Works building in the Jewellery Quarter - one of two winners of the 2014 Renaissance Award

Newman Brothers Coffin Works and School Yard win civic award

Birmingham Civic Society recognises brace of conservation projects in annual Renaissance Award

New research gives glimpse into history of Selly Manor in Bournville

Selly Manor's secret history revealed

Former residents of famous Birmingham house included cow keeper, pub landlord and bailiff

Choy Lee Fut lion dancers outside the Library of Birmingham in celebration of the Chinese Lives in Birmingham Spotlight exhibition

Library of Birmingham exhibition celebrates city's Chinese community

Free exhibition called Chinese Lives in Birmingham was created to capture the hidden histories of the city community after being awarded a grant of £35,600 from the Heritage Lottery Fund

Handsworth Market in Soho Road - March 9, 1968

Nicklin Unseen: 'Overwhelming response' to archived images of Birmingham

Brumpic founder hails success of first supplement as year-long mission to showcase Nicklin's work gets into gear

The Birmingham-made Pearl Gas Water Heater at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Modest water heater that changed family life is Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery's Object of the Month for April

The Parkinson Stove Company of Birmingham made the Pearl gas water heater in the 1920s

Paddy Elliot at South Warwickshire Flying School in Wellesbourne

Pilot paddy still flying high at 90

Sprightly nonagenarian recently celebrated landmark birthday and is still taking to the air having only learnt to fly at the age of 64

Harborne High Street in 1961 by Phyllis Nicklin

Nicklin Unseen: Third instalment of historic photo archive

Our final upload this week showcases more fascinating photographer taken by former lecturer in Birmingham during the 1950s and 60s

New maisonettes near Loxton Street in Duddeston in 1953

Nicklin Unseen: Our second gallery of nostalgic photos

More from our new collection of images taken in Birmingham during the 1950s and 60s which show how the city used to look

A38 Lichfield Road in Aston looking north - March 14, 1968

Nicklin Unseen: Brumpic founder unearths treasure trove of old photos

New collection of images being seen in public for first time show how Birmingham looked during the 1950s and 60s

The Suggested Rules of Health

From the archives: How to lead ‘healthier and therefore more cheerful life’ in Bournville

Set of rules state that if followed they could ensure you live ‘ten years longer than those who ignore them’

A nuclear bomb

University of Birmingham's pivotal role in the invention of nuclear weapons

Two Edgbaston-based physicists changed the world with their calculations, writes Peter Douglas Osborn

Central Square in Brindleyplace which is 20 years old this year

Hunt for memories of Brindleyplace to mark 20th birthday

Twenty prizes on offer for the best stories from over the past two decades to celebrate key anniversary of mixed-use estate

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St. Mary's Convent School, Mount Battenhall in Battenhall Avenue, Worcester.

Italian-style former school could make a remarkable investment

The Bass Wing of Rangemore Hall in Rangemore, Staffordshire.

Brewing family legacy transformed into spectacular homes

The Edward VII Wing of Rangemore Hall in Dunstall Road, Rangemore, Staffordshire.

Former Dragon Hilary Devey puts £2.2m Rangemore Hall up for sale

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