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milk float

Brit a small motor vehicle used to deliver milk to houses
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KIDS at a Merseyside nursery were given a chance to meet their milkman as part of a campaign to dish up dairy treats from a traditional milk float.
Two directors for Coventry-based B&A Dairies will get behind the wheel of a milk float for a 260-mile drive - at a painstakingly slow average of 15 miles per hour - in aid of the Zoe's Place Baby Hospice.
People place their order on-line on our new website and then we deliver it the same week on one of our electric milk floats, subject to distance, to homes throughout Coventry and Bedworth.
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.
Someone might be trying to get to a station,or a business might be trying to get its products across the bridg e, when the electric milk floats appear,as they do with regular and depressing monotony.
The full spec of the new generation milk float developed by Express Dairies is being kept a closely guarded secret.
PRANKSTERS diced with death when they broke into a dairy and used milk floats as dodgem cars.
Owner Kevin Bourne (pictured) said: "Everyone has a stock impression of milk floats travelling at 10mph, so you don't expect to see one accelerate to 80mph.
SEV will build 19 electric baggage handling vehicles for Air Canada and will refurbish a fleet of milk floats for one of the UK's top dairy companies.
The attempted robbery comes a week after the ECHO revealed that the firm was considering pulling all of its milk floats out of Newsham Park after a series of attacks.
This included supplying milk floats,milk, depot locations and nutritional advice.
Yesterday it pledged to turn its fleet of milk floats into a profitable mail delivery operation by next year.