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We've been giving the people of the UK advice since 1939 so here are a few blasts from the past

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Citizen's Advice - "The Horsebox". One of our wartime bureaux offering the first know example of an outreach service Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient Aliens, Ancient Greece, Ancient History, European History, American History, Tutankhamun, Horse Trailers, Anglo Saxon

Citizens Advice Bureau at 70

Archive images chart the 70-year history of the Citizens Advice Bureau.

The "portable CAB" from the used for outreaches - ran on microfiche and tricky to read apparently Mechanical Calculator, Crt Tv, Image Chart, Tape Recorder, Citizen, 1970s, Communication, Advice, Technology

Citizens Advice Bureau at 70

Archive images chart the 70-year history of the Citizens Advice Bureau.

Archive images chart the history of the Citizens Advice Bureau. Image Chart, Sketchbooks, Citizen, The Past, Advice, History, Historia, Sketch Books

Citizens Advice Bureau at 70

Archive images chart the 70-year history of the Citizens Advice Bureau.

Another CAB bus. This time being met by a very happy looking civic delegation Image Chart, Citizen, The Past, Advice, History, Happy, People, Historia, People Illustration

Citizens Advice Bureau at 70

Archive images chart the 70-year history of the Citizens Advice Bureau.

During women ran the Red Cross messaging service British History, American History, Ww2 Women, George Santayana, Image Chart, Red Cross, Marine Corps, Running Women, World War Two

Citizens Advice Bureau at 70

Archive images chart the 70-year history of the Citizens Advice Bureau.

A widow of a civil servant seeks advice about her delayed pension from volunteer Mrs Wraight at the Citizens' Advice Bureau in Croydon. Mrs Wraight was one of 12 volunteers working at the bureau at this time. Volunteer Work, Croydon, Citizen, The Past, Interview, England, Advice, Relationship, This Or That Questions

Croydon CAB client interview - face-to-face interviews are still key to advisers' work.

Croydon CAB waiting room (1940) Croydon, Waiting Rooms, Citizen, The Past, Advice, History, Fictional Characters, Historia

THE WORK OF THE CITIZENS' ADVICE BUREAU, ELDON HOUSE, CROYDON, ENGLAND, 1940

D 521. A group of civilians sit and wait their turn in the waiting room of the Citizens' Advice Bureau in Croydon. Men read newspapers to pass the time whilst the women try to entertain the young girl accompanying her mother

Subway Kiss by oO-Rein-Oo on DeviantArt Love Actually, The Past, Kiss, Scene, Deviantart, History, Couples, People, Photography

Even in 2012 this is still a familiar scene in a CAB

Helping people deal cope with changes wrought by was our main role when founded Citizen, Helping People, Equality, Fun Facts, Advice, Small Things, Learning, History, Ww2

Helping people deal cope with changes wrought by WW2 was our main role when founded

Birmingham CAB in the - they're the UK's largest bureau nowadays Birmingham, Citizen, 1970s, The Past, Advice, History, Image, Historia

Birmingham CAB in the 1970s - they're the UK's largest bureau nowadays

The opening of Prescott CAB in 1942 on Kemble Street The Past, Advice, History, Street, Movies, Movie Posters, Historia, Film Poster, Films

The opening of Prescott CAB in 1942 on Kemble Street