The milk round
was basically a job centre for Jesmond people!
Creamline Dairies, which runs 120 milk rounds
across the region, has seen 1,000 new customers sign up for milk deliveries between January and March this year.
"I did two years of business marketing and one of sports science at college and had a couple of jobs alongside: I worked on a milk round
, on an electric float, a 4am-er in a village round the corner from Soham; and in Next.
He explained: "I worked on a milk round
and also had a job in Next.
You earn more delivering milk, so you'll keep up the milk round
and work 12 hours a day, flopping into bed exhausted every evening after Neighbours.
Along with his fundraising work, Trevor has inspired all of the staff at his dairy to get involved, and leaflets about Rainbow Trust are now delivered on the milk rounds
"He was born in April 1964, and I was doing the milk round
up to three months before he arrived," explained Edna.
Her first job was working on the family milk round
where she took the milk from the farm direct to customers.
"I had a milk round
, a log round and a paper round," he said.
Paul Griffin added: "At one time many UK farmers would have used a batch pasteuriser of this type to process milk from their own herds for a local milk round
. That sort of business has all but disappeared but this type of equipment still has good potential in certain niche world markets.
Adam Carrolan, defending, said his client began his milk round
in Bromsgrove at 2am and met a friend for drinks after work.