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Firkin

An obsolete unit of volume equivalent to one-quarter of one barrel.
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With our bright red collection boxes in all of Firkins shops, customers will be able to donate their small change easily, knowing that their money is going to a good cause.
I was a bit disappointed with my round," said Firkins.
Miss Greenfield, from Majors Green, Shirley, claimed her job involved overseeing ten Firkins outlets in Birmingham and Solihull, reporting directly to the firm's bosses, Ian and Sarah Bolderston.
Earlier this year Firkins came 17th in the UK's Top 50 Bakeries by industry bible British Baker.
Firkins Bakery was established in the Black Country more than 140 years ago and have been serving the region with tasty, freshly baked products ever since.
Sue Ellwood, Ian Bolderston and Beverley Marsh celebrate the deal to rescue Firkins
But Central Scotland Police say they have no record of a 999 call from Firkins that night.
Firkins has created two new jobs as part of the new Harborne shop opening.
Lee Firkins (31) was also ordered to serve concurrently four mandatory life sentences, and 12 years imprisonment for other admitted offences.
Ros, 29, who runs the Felons And Firkin in Knowle, outside Birmingham, explains: "We're like a real village pub.
She took up our case and rang Firkins and got nowhere," he said.
The tax reduction is worth pounds 10 of the price of every firkin and pounds 40 off the price of every barrel smaller brewers produce.