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Milkman, 85, hasn’t lost his bottle 70 years on

Crate job: Mr Moulds today PICTURES: ADAM HUGHES/SWNS

ONE of Britain’s oldest milkmen is still delivering pints on the round he has done for 70 years.

Tony Moulds, 85, started his job aged 15 in 1950 after becoming a farm worker. He would take milk straight from the cow to homes in Holcot, Northamptonshire, ladling it out from a bucket and charging two-and-a-half pence per pint.

Dairy long ago: Tony Moulds on his round in the ’80s

And Mr Moulds still serves 40 houses six days a week — after dropping off an estimated 1million pints. The great-grandfather-of-six, who also delivers newspapers, said: ‘A lot of people have moved out of the village, but I’ve been delivering to some people for 40 years and one girl for all my life.

‘I don’t want to retire. I have always enjoyed meeting people and knowing the people I serve.’