milk float


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milk float

Brit a small motor vehicle used to deliver milk to houses
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Milk float comparisons apart, the e-NV200 is actually rather fun to drive.
John works as a milkman for Maghull-based Mortons Dairies - and it was Lucy's idea to have a milk float, which was supplied by the firm for her big day.
Her bridesmaids, wearing bright-pink dresses, arrived at the church first in a vintage car - and there were cheers as the milk float, driven by one of John's colleagues, pulled into the churchyard after making its way along Liverpool Road.
Good humoured Billy, donning a long tartan coat, chatted and joked with workers about his childhood memories inspired by his reunion with Thomson Dairies' traditional milk float. He also congratulated the firm's director, William Thomson, for the company's commitment to reducing its carbon footprint by adding the first electric float to its fleet, delivering more than 90 per cent of new customers' pintas in reusable glass bottles.
Now demand is so high Mark has spent PS3,000 refurbishing a 45-yearold milk float to its original state, which will now be used on the Rumney route in the city.
"A family member saw a similar venture using a milk float on the internet and mentioned it to us.
"By travelling on his milk float from Land's End to John O'Groats, and through a range of sponsored walks and other fundraising initiatives, Trevor has done a huge amount to support the Rainbow Trust in its vital work in helping children with serious illnesses.
A DRIVER ploughed into a house after losing control of her Range Rover trying to overtake a milk float.
A SUSPECTED milk float thief was threatened with a Taser after a milkman's van was snatched during his early-morning rounds.
A 1969 Morris Milk Float featured in the opening shots of the 1980s soap opera EastEnders also went for PS2,300.
The stolen white milk float, which features the Dairy Crest logo in green and yellow, has not yet been traced.