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Last Updated: Monday, 2 May, 2005, 11:12 GMT 12:12 UK
Cream tea 'drive-in' for tractors
A farm tea-shop in Cumbria is offering a tractor drive-through service for locals in need of refreshment.

Greystone House Farm in Stainton, near Penrith, set up the tea-room and farm shop to boost their income following the foot and mouth outbreak.

In a bid to attract local custom, tractor drivers can now phone in their order, and it will be taken out to their vehicle.

They can then have their food in the comfort of their own tractor.

Farmers wife, Marjorie Dawson said: "We need to try to get some local custom as well as visitors, and what better way to promote it.

"This is a good way of doing it because they can come on their tractors.

"We will take the order out to them, because farmers don't like trailing into posh tea rooms."


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