As a job for children it’s hard to lick...

PUBLISHED: 07:59 14 July 2014 | UPDATED: 07:59 14 July 2014

Val and Elaine Voysey of Furzeleigh Down dairy with children from Axminster primary school with their ice creams before setting off on the tram. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref mha 2263-28-14TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Val and Elaine Voysey of Furzeleigh Down dairy with children from Axminster primary school with their ice creams before setting off on the tram. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref mha 2263-28-14TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

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Axminster pupils test out the ice creams at Seaton Tramway

Inspector Keith Mitchell with one of the children from Axminster primary school before setting off on the tram. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref mha 2271-28-14TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24Inspector Keith Mitchell with one of the children from Axminster primary school before setting off on the tram. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref mha 2271-28-14TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Axminster Primary School pupils were given a tough assignment last week – tasting ice creams.

They got to try out a selection of flavours when they visited Seaton Tramway.

They were helping to launch a new ice cream venture being operated at the Seaton Terminus by Val and Elaine Voysey, of Furzeleigh Down Dairy, Axminster.

They will be selling a range of homemade local ice creams, in assorted flavours, from a trailer at the station during the summer and were happy to let the pupils try some out.

Later the youngsters got to learn how to drive a tram before catching the 13.20 to Colyton to enjoy a ride along the River Axe.

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