For the past 38 years come ice, snow, tornado or tsunami Mark Plain has faithfully delivered our daily ‘Pintas’ - the bottles appear as if by magic. Re-usable glass bottles are more environmentally friendly with no plastic or cardboard containers to throw away and the milk hasn’t been interfered with to last a week out of a fridge. It is as fresh as a daisy. More than just milk too, Mark also delivers orange juice (in bottles), newspapers, cream, eggs, organic milk and magazines. We are extremely fortunate to have such a fantastic service literally ‘on our doorstep’ and it’s up to us to support it and keep an old village tradition alive.
_________________________________________________________________________Businesses featured previously include:-The Fox Inn, Lower Chaddesley.The Village Butcher (Mark Page).Hirons Nursaries, Woodrow.The Flower Room (Helen England).All Fired Up (Anthony Dodge).Chaddesley Garage (Callow Fuels)The Swan Inn
Our local man
With a round of 300 homes and 6 businesses, Mark has to be up at 3:50am to collect the milk from the unit in Kidderminster ready to start his deliveries. Each day he drives approx. 80 miles around Stone, Harvington, Chaddesley, Bluntington, Woodrow and Drayton. Mark was born in Kidderminster. His Dad, Albert Plain was born in Chaddesley and lived with Marks grandparents, Albert Snr. and Gladys in the cottage which is now the village Tea Room.Mark worked for Harvington Dairy Stores for 19 years until Henry Bunting retired in 2000 when Mark bought the round and started M&P Dairies. He is married to Maureen, John and Marion Sabel’s daughter. They have two children, Matthew and Abigail and are thrilled to bits with their 4 month old granddaughter, Isabella.