CONGRATULATIONS to Alan Bullock, who has retired from his Tyneside milk round
at the age of 77 (The Journal, Saturday).
Friends described Mr Bickley - who ran an old-fashioned milk round
for 50 years until an accident in 1980 robbed him of one of his legs - as a 'true gentleman'.
Under his open-ended sentence of imprisonment for public protection (IPP), Henderson-Thynne, who had previously abused children helping him on his milk round
, would only be freed when considered safe.
New data from trade body Dairy UK, which surveyed 4,000 milkmen, shows that, on average, 243 products are now offered on each round, more than double the 115 items available on their milk rounds
Part of the publisher's Syniad Da (Good Idea) series, it tells how the couple took on a milk round
in the Llannefydd area purely as a means of staying afloat.
ACOVENTRY dairy firm is now delivering organic fruit and veg on its milk rounds
The pedigree herd of black and white Holstein cows produces about 12,000 litres a week and supports four milk rounds
in Porthcawl, Pyle, Cornelly, Kenfig Hill and Cefn Cribbwr, serving some 1,000 homes.
Express Dairies are collecting toys on their milk rounds
and have a dedicated Toy Truck travelling the region collecting donations.
Life is about getting jobs - or jobs for our kids in newsagents or on milk rounds
or in a pub - through knowing someone.
Accountancy firms do not participate in milk rounds
and other university career services as much as banking, law, and consultancy firms.
He said: "I don't think it is fair to ban everyone from working on milk rounds
30am doing my milk rounds
, finish at dinner time, and then go out in the ice-cream van.