1947 Tony Good (centre) delivering milk in the 1947 floods
1947 Tony Good (centre) delivering milk in the 1947 floods
1960 Bideford support the local  Carnivals with their 'Egg Jugglers' float, assisted by Mr Leslie Sainsbury, Fred Colwill, Barbara Jenna, Ann Johns, Jean Roberts, Dilys Owen, Margaret Lake and Colin Parr. (Express News Christmas)
1960 Bideford support the local Carnivals with their 'Egg Jugglers' float, assisted by Mr Leslie Sainsbury, Fred Colwill, Barbara Jenna, Ann Johns, Jean Roberts, Dilys Owen, Margaret Lake and Colin Parr. (Express News Christmas)
1970 Andover Creameries
1970 Andover Creameries
1970 Andover Creameries
1970 Andover Creameries
1970 Andover Creameries
1970 Andover Creameries
1971 Newbury retail depot manager Jack Ward at a retirement lunch after 39 years.  Pictured with his family, Chris Austen on the left and Derek Hollis, the new manager, on the right. (Courtesy Doreen Williams)
1971 Newbury retail depot manager Jack Ward at a retirement lunch after 39 years. Pictured with his family, Chris Austen on the left and Derek Hollis, the new manager, on the right. (Courtesy Doreen Williams)
1972 CHRIS AUSTEN (Express Western Area Director)
1972 CHRIS AUSTEN (Express Western Area Director)
1972 John Roberts at Exeter sent in this amusing note. (Express News Summer)
1972 John Roberts at Exeter sent in this amusing note. (Express News Summer)
1973 Long Service Presentations at Exeter, with staff from Axminster, Budleigh Salterton, Crediton, Honiton and Hammett's
1973 Long Service Presentations at Exeter, with staff from Axminster, Budleigh Salterton, Crediton, Honiton and Hammett's
1973 Long Service Presentations at Exeter
1973 Long Service Presentations at Exeter
1974 New Hammett's Dairies retail depot at Tiverton with manager Cliff Lazarus
1974 New Hammett's Dairies retail depot at Tiverton with manager Cliff Lazarus
1975 New Retail Depots at Exmouth, Barnstaple, Newbury, Whetstone and Maidstone
1975 New Retail Depots at Exmouth, Barnstaple, Newbury, Whetstone and Maidstone
1975 John Travers Clarke announces Don Kirby's move to Western Region Director, and closure of London shops. (Express News Autumn)
1975 John Travers Clarke announces Don Kirby's move to Western Region Director, and closure of London shops. (Express News Autumn)
1976 Milkmen's stories in Devon, Chester and Westminster
1976 Milkmen's stories in Devon, Chester and Westminster
1976 Milkmen's stories in Axminster, Devon
1976 Milkmen's stories in Axminster, Devon
1976 Exeter and Dawlish celebrate darts competition. The caption mis-spells Jim's name, it should be Jim Reid (correction thanks to his son Jimmy.
1976 Exeter and Dawlish celebrate darts competition. The caption mis-spells Jim's name, it should be Jim Reid (correction thanks to his son Jimmy.
1976 Exeter and Dawlish celebrate darts competition. The caption mis-spells Jim's name, it should be Jim Reid (correction thanks to his son Jimmy. In the background, top left, is Dennis Watson.
1976 Exeter and Dawlish celebrate darts competition. The caption mis-spells Jim's name, it should be Jim Reid (correction thanks to his son Jimmy. In the background, top left, is Dennis Watson.
1976 John Travers Clarke announces the acquisition of Bideford Dairies, and Eden Vale launch 'Carnival' Range. (Express News Summer)
1976 John Travers Clarke announces the acquisition of Bideford Dairies, and Eden Vale launch 'Carnival' Range. (Express News Summer)
1978 Western Region reorganised following the acquisition of Bideford and Cricket Malherbie Dairies. Here are Mary Sutton, Bob Pearce, Arthur Stone, Peter Jordan and Jack Woodcock. (Express News Summer)
1978 Western Region reorganised following the acquisition of Bideford and Cricket Malherbie Dairies. Here are Mary Sutton, Bob Pearce, Arthur Stone, Peter Jordan and Jack Woodcock. (Express News Summer)
1978 Western Region reorganised following the acquisition of Bideford and Cricket Malherbie Dairies. Here are Don Kirby, John Roberts, Neville Lomas, Vic Poore and Mike Hodges. (Express News Summer)
1978 Western Region reorganised following the acquisition of Bideford and Cricket Malherbie Dairies. Here are Don Kirby, John Roberts, Neville Lomas, Vic Poore and Mike Hodges. (Express News Summer)
1979 Prince Charles at the Express stand at the Devon County Show.
1979 Prince Charles at the Express stand at the Devon County Show.
1981 Exeter BMB Ian Pearson played for Exeter against Spurs. (April Express News)
1981 Exeter BMB Ian Pearson played for Exeter against Spurs. (April Express News)
1981 Selwyn Parkhouse retires as shop manager after 20 years, at Exeter, Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton. (January Express News)
1981 Selwyn Parkhouse retires as shop manager after 20 years, at Exeter, Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton. (January Express News)
1982 Exmouth milkmen tops at darts
1982 Exmouth milkmen tops at darts
1982 Bideford Carnival float by Express Dairy. (Express News February)
1982 Bideford Carnival float by Express Dairy. (Express News February)
1982 Dave Blanchford going above and beyond duty to deliver milk to his customers
1982 Dave Blanchford going above and beyond duty to deliver milk to his customers
1982 Express Western takes part in the Youth Opportunity Programme at Exmouth, Axminster, Exeter and Honiton. (Express News April)
1982 Express Western takes part in the Youth Opportunity Programme at Exmouth, Axminster, Exeter and Honiton. (Express News April)
1982 Express Western takes part in the Youth Opportunity Programme at Exmouth, Axminster, Exeter and Honiton. (Express News April)
1982 Express Western takes part in the Youth Opportunity Programme at Exmouth, Axminster, Exeter and Honiton. (Express News April)
1982 Express Western takes part in the Youth Opportunity Programme at Exmouth, Axminster, Exeter and Honiton. (Express News April)
1982 Express Western takes part in the Youth Opportunity Programme at Exmouth, Axminster, Exeter and Honiton. (Express News April)
1982 Express Western takes part in the Youth Opportunity Programme at Exmouth, Axminster, Exeter and Honiton. (Express News April)
1982 Express Western takes part in the Youth Opportunity Programme at Exmouth, Axminster, Exeter and Honiton. (Express News April)
1984 West Country milkman see the advantages of using hand crates - John Champion (Yeovil, Ray Taylor (Exeter) and David Fletcher (Dawlish).  (Express News Winter)
1984 West Country milkman see the advantages of using hand crates - John Champion (Yeovil, Ray Taylor (Exeter) and David Fletcher (Dawlish). (Express News Winter)
1985 Introduction of franchised milk rounds in Devon. Graham Leverton checks milk temperature at Tiverton Depot
1985 Introduction of franchised milk rounds in Devon. Graham Leverton checks milk temperature at Tiverton Depot
1985 Stephen Piper at Tiverton Depot also accepted the franchising offer
1985 Stephen Piper at Tiverton Depot also accepted the franchising offer
1985 Dennis Parsons & Richard Bowden are the latest franchisee recruits
1985 Dennis Parsons & Richard Bowden are the latest franchisee recruits
1985 Melvyn Garland and Allen Davey as franchisees
1985 Melvyn Garland and Allen Davey as franchisees
1985 Oxford and Tiverton are best kept depots
1985 Oxford and Tiverton are best kept depots
1985 Dawlish relief milkman Dave Tipping
1985 Dawlish relief milkman Dave Tipping
1985 Riviera Roundsmen in the Dawlish area
1985 Riviera Roundsmen in the Dawlish area
1985 Riviera Roundsmen in the Dawlish area
1985 Riviera Roundsmen in the Dawlish area
1985 Riviera Roundsmen in the Dawlish area
1985 Riviera Roundsmen in the Dawlish area
1985 Riviera Roundsmen in the Dawlish area
1985 Riviera Roundsmen in the Dawlish area
1986 Taunton Depot's vehicles being topped up by Ian Pople from Yeovil garage
1986 Taunton Depot's vehicles being topped up by Ian Pople from Yeovil garage
1986 Taunton Depot - Derek Tucker, manager, Louise Jones, Chief Clerk, Martin Jenkins, mechanic
1986 Taunton Depot - Derek Tucker, manager, Louise Jones, Chief Clerk, Martin Jenkins, mechanic
1986 John Graydon, milkman
1986 John Graydon, milkman
1986 Welling, Kent and Taunton are the Best Kept Depot, with Derek Luxford holding the trophy and Chris Austen presenting manager Derek Tucker with the trophy
1986 Welling, Kent and Taunton are the Best Kept Depot, with Derek Luxford holding the trophy and Chris Austen presenting manager Derek Tucker with the trophy
1987 Exmouth milkmen darts success
1987 Exmouth milkmen darts success
1989  Bristol Patchway Depot support local Cub Group - Express Foods News (Courtesy Beryl Purslove)
1989 Bristol Patchway Depot support local Cub Group - Express Foods News (Courtesy Beryl Purslove)
1989 Area Manager Ray Gillings awards Vince Herd of Exeter Retail Depot
1989 Area Manager Ray Gillings awards Vince Herd of Exeter Retail Depot
February 1989 Customer Day winners (Tops Customer Day Edition)
February 1989 Customer Day winners (Tops Customer Day Edition)
1990 Customer Day activities at Depots (Tops Customer Day Edition)
1990 Customer Day activities at Depots (Tops Customer Day Edition)
February 1989 Customer Day winners (Tops Customer Day Edition)
February 1989 Customer Day winners (Tops Customer Day Edition)
1990  (1990 April Tops Magazine)
1990 (1990 April Tops Magazine)
1990  (1990 April Tops Magazine)
1990 (1990 April Tops Magazine)
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