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milk float

Brit a small motor vehicle used to deliver milk to houses
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Simon Holt, of Mortons Dairies, said: "We're delighted to have added Muller to our range and we're touring local nurseries to give local kids a sample, learn about how yoghurt is made and sit aboard one of our famous milk floats.
DAIRY bosses are set to churn up cash in a milk float challenge for a Coventry children's hospice.
They broke in and then caused damage to a number of electric milk floats by getting on to them and driving them around.
Those that think our trucks are brand-new inventions and those that think they are milk floats.
Owner Kevin Bourne (right) said: "Everyone has a stock impression of milk floats travelling at 10mph, so you don't expect to see one accelerate to 80mph.
Capable of 60mph, it could spell the end for milk floats as a familiar figure of fun.
Wa lton MP Peter Kilfoyle was in no doubt: ``It's rush hour, when the bridge is packed, that the milk floats come out,''he said.
After seeing the picture of the milk float in Disraeli Street in RW 101, Ellen says she also remembers Agnes Dunn who worked on the Co-op milk floats when they were pulled by horses.
From next month, 5,500 Dairy Crest milk floats will be loaded with products including bacon, bangers, veg, pet food, household cleaners and gardening items.
And using only electric milk floats for 95 per cent of deliveries, customers are being offered a door-to-door service that is kinder to the environment.
More than 20 art cars and other forms of transport - from fire-breathing engines to music-playing milk floats - will take part in Glowmobiles.