Car boot

Car boot may refer to:

  • Boot (car), a storage space in a car
  • Wheel clamp, a device to prevent a vehicle from being moved
  • Car boot sale, a market where people sell unwanted possessions from their cars
Anglesey League

The Anglesey Football League (currently the Lucas Oil Anglesey Football League, for sponsorship reasons) is a football league in Anglesey, Wales, and is equivalent to the sixth level of the Welsh football league system in North Wales. The champions are promoted to the Gwynedd League.

The league also runs five cup competitions which are (Current holders in brackets) Lucas Oil Cup (Bryngwran Bulls), Dargie Cup (Bryngwran Bulls), Elias Cup (Arriva Bangor), Megan Cup (Holyhead Hotspur Reserves) and the Bwlch Car Boot Trophy (Arriva Bangor).

League members also compete in the North Wales Coast Junior Cup against fellow league members and members from the Caernarfon & District League and the Clwyd League.

Since 2012, after years of struggle, the number of teams competing in the Anglesey League has fallen from 15 to 11.

The likes of Bethesda Reserves, Maes-Y-Bryn and Llanfairpwll Reserves have all resigned in recent years. Some have encountered hardships such as losing managers and players, whilst others such as Llanfairfechan have left to join other leagues.

Arbroath Sporting Club

Arbroath Sporting Club (commonly known as Arbroath SC) were a Scottish junior football club based in Arbroath. Their home ground was Seaton Park.

Formed in 1960 as Angus Social Club, they played in the amateur and juvenile levels in the 1960s and early 1970s, with home games at the Low Common. They turned junior in the 1973, changed their name to Arbroath Sporting Club, and moved to their new home of Seaton Park. Seaton Park is now well known for car boot sales every Sunday in the summer months.

Up until the end of the 2005–06 season, they played in the Tayside Premier League of the Scottish Junior Football Association's Eastern Region.

The SJFA restructured prior to the 2006–07 season, and SC found themselves in the twelve-team East Region, North Division. They finished second in their first season in the division.

SC's arch-rivals were Arbroath Victoria.

Arbroath Sporting Club played their final ever game on 22 May 2011 in a 1–0 victory over Montrose RoseleaArbroath Sporting Club owing to a lack of committee members and financial pressures

at the Scottish Junior Football Association's AGM that year it was announced that they had withdrawn as members of the SJFA.

Barton Mills

Barton Mills is a village and civil parish in the West Suffolk district of Suffolk, England. The village is on the south bank of the River Lark. According to Eilert Ekwall the meaning of the village name is Corn farm by the mill.

The village was originally called Barton Parva (Little Barton). The name changed to Barton Mills in the eighteenth century.

The Domesday Book records the population of the village in 1086 to be 22 households.The village is near the Fiveways Roundabout, a busy junction where the A11 London to Norwich trunk road, the A1065 towards North Norfolk and the A1101 (Long Sutton (Lincolnshire) to Bury St.Edmunds) roads meet.

The village was once the holiday retreat for Alexander Fleming, and there is a plaque on the wall outside his country home, The Dhoon, in the main street.Barton Mills hosts a biannual Scarecrow Festival, held in July. The main road through the village is closed to traffic (except to residents) during the two-day-long festival, which includes musical bands, food, dancing, car boot sales at the local playing fields and viewing scarecrows created by local residents. This festival has been featured in Guinness Book of World Records, boasting the most scarecrows ever built at any one time. The record is currently held by the National Forest Adventure Farm near Burton on Trent.

Beata Brookes

Beata Ann Brookes (21 January 1930 – 17 August 2015) was a British social worker, company secretary and Conservative Party politician. She served ten years as Member of the European Parliament for North Wales, and made several attempts to obtain election to the House of Commons. She was sometimes nicknamed the "Celtic Iron Lady".


Bowlee is a village in Greater Manchester, England. Bowlee is situated along the Heywood Old Road (A6045) on the outskirts of Middleton between Rhodes and Heywood. Historically it forms part of Lancashire.

Car boot liner

A car boot liner or cargo liner is a synthetic mat designed to protect the automobile boot or trunk against damage from dirt or spills and to pad cargo against abrasion or shock. Specifically, a boot liner shields the vehicle carpet from damage. Boot liners are usually removable so they may be cleaned or replaced.

Car boot sale

Car boot sales or boot fairs are a form of market in which private individuals come together to sell household and garden goods. They are popular in the United Kingdom, where they are often referred to simply as 'car boots'.

Some scientific research has studied people's shopping habits at car boot sales. These group of scientists see the rotation of surplus household stock as essential as it prevents waste and disposal costs, and also produces a small community where thriftiness and entrepreneurship flourish.The term "car boot sale" refers to the selling of items from a car's boot. Although a small proportion of sellers are professional traders selling goods, or indeed browsing for items to buy, most of the goods on sale are used personal possessions. Car boot sales are a way of attracting a large group of people in one place to recycle useful but unwanted domestic items that otherwise might have been thrown away. Car boot sales generally take place in the summer months. However, in a growing trend, indoor boot sales, and all-year hard-standing outdoor boot sales, are now appearing in some parts of the UK. Items for sale are extremely varied, including for example antiques and collectables, as in a flea market. Car boot sales are also very popular in parts of Australia, and have a growing presence in mainland Europe.

City Reign

City Reign are an indie rock band from Manchester, England. Originally from London, the band moved to Manchester to focus on a music career. The band created their own record label Car Boot Records in 2010.

Collaborative consumption

Collaborative consumption encompasses the sharing economy. Collaborative consumption can be defined as the set of resource circulation systems, which enable consumers to both "obtain" and "provide", temporarily or permanently, valuable resources or services through direct interaction with other consumers or through a mediator. Collaborative consumption is not new; it has always existed (e.g. in the form of flea markets, swap meets, garage sales, car boot sales, and second-hand shops).

Errol, Perth and Kinross

Errol is a village in Perth and Kinross, Scotland about halfway between Dundee and Perth. It is one of the principal settlements of the Carse of Gowrie.

Errol is known for its reeds, which used to be collected up to a few years ago to make thatched roofs. These reeds grow in the banks of the River Tay and act as home to a fairly uncommon bird called the bearded tit. Errol has a large church, built in 1831, known as the "Cathedral of The Carse" which can be seen from most parts of the village and from far around.

Errol is also known for its local brick factory. Nowadays sadly closed. The premises have been taken over and modernised by the Mackie's Crisps company which incorporates a "factory shop" where locals can purchase their produce. It also has a scenic farm track to walk or bike down, right beside the beautiful River Tay. While walking down the track you will find a rope swing which almost swings over the river. It is perfect for walking dogs,

Errol Primary School is over a century old and is where many local children go to learn,it has been extended twice as more pupils attend. Errol has two general grocery shops; other local amenities include a chip shop (which has been closed for several months (Sep 2018) but due to reopen soon) a post office, one pub (was also a restaurant but no longer) a community centre, (the doctors' surgery is now closed but a new surgery is due to open just outside the village at West Leys) pharmacy and hairdresser. The local winery Cairn O'Mohr has won many awards for its wines made from local produce such as oak sap, rhubarb and brambles and is situated on the same farmyard as Gillies & Mackay Ltd, a local shed company.

Errol lies on the National Cycle Network NCN 77 from Dundee to Pitlochry and is situated about a mile from the A90 Perth to Dundee Road. This makes it popular for people who commute to work. Errol is surrounded by agricultural flat fields and has a prominent attractive location within this setting.

The site of the wartime RAF Errol airfield is situated approximately one mile east of the village. It hosts the Errol car boot sale every Saturday and Sunday, bringing in many people from surrounding areas including Perth and Dundee.

The village had a railway station on the line between Perth and Dundee until the mid-1980s. British Rail announced its decision to close it on 30 September 1985.The Errol Parish Church, completed in 1833, is a Category A Listed Building.

Errol is twinned with Mardié, a village on the Loire near Orléans in France.


Fincham is a village and civil parish in north-west Norfolk, England, with a population of approximately 500. Located on the A1122, it is 12 miles (19 km) south of King's Lynn. It neighbours the villages of Shouldham, Boughton, and Barton Bendish and is part of the King's Lynn and West Norfolk local governing district. The main road of the village, the A1122, is a Roman road connecting Swaffham and Downham Market. To this extent it is often used by trucks transporting sugarbeet and is used by RAF personnel travelling to the nearby airbase at RAF Marham.

Fincham has a single pub, The Swan, and a single church, St. Martin's church. The church was built during the Middle Ages and renovated by the Victorians. The village used to have two churches, though one became derelict and was destroyed by royal bequest. The village, at one time, hosted 5 public houses.

The Fincham Memorial Hall has twice suffered damage, once after an illegal rave and again after flooding caused by the cold snap of winter 2010. It holds a monthly car boot sale and with the opposite Old Rectory often hold the village's annual féte. The village green, now planted with a memorial flowerbed, used to be a large pond, but was filled in in the early 20th century. There are two manors of note, Fairswell and Talbot, the latter of which previously hosted an impressive collection of orchids, which have since been given to Kew Botanical Gardens for safekeeping.

As of 2013, Fincham has a shop/post office, a pub, a petrol station, a hairdressers and a tree surgeon/log supplier.

As of 2015 the shop/post office has now closed, leaving the village with no convenience store.

In 2005, the Fincham Chorus was formed by people from Fincham and the surrounding area. To date, they have staged several concerts and performed at one wedding, as well as taking part in the Christmas carol services. To date, they have raised over £10000 for St Martin's Church restoration fund.

The village also boasts a Caravan Club Certified Location.

Politically, Fincham is in the Wimbotsham with Fincham ward of King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council, the Fincham division of Norfolk County Council, and the parliamentary constituency of South West Norfolk, whose MP since 2010 is Liz Truss, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury. Ecclesiastically, it is in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon and Wisbech of the Church of England Diocese of Ely, and in the Roman Catholic Diocese of East Anglia.


Font-y-Gary, also Fontygary, Fontegary or Fontygari (Welsh: Ffont-y-gari), is a village adjacent to Rhoose, 3 miles south-west of Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan, on the coast of south Wales. To the north is Fonmon and Fonmon Castle. The origin of the name is uncertain but in 1587 it was documented as "Fundygary".Font-y-Gary is located near Cardiff International Airport. There is little in the village itself apart from the Font-y-Gary Holiday and Leisure Park and caravan site and stoney beach. On Sundays there is a car boot sale on the holiday park site, as well as the club and shop. There is also a disused quarry in the vicinity between Font-y-Gary and Aberthaw.

In 1928 Font-y-Gary was noted for being a favorable picnic spot, and in 1943 Font-y-Gary was described as a "pleasant summer resort with a delightful beach for bathing, edged with rugged cliffs which form a delightful background — and a convenient undressing place for bathers." The shingle beach and cliffs are distinct and there is a large cave called Font-y-Gary Cave. In the 1960s, Francis Lymburner depicted the coastline of Font-y-Gary in his Welsh pen and ink and wash drawings. The scene is of the view from the top of the cliffs in the photos below. Actress Susan George frequently holidayed at the caravan park as a child.

Jumble sale

A jumble sale, bring and buy sale (U.K, Australia, occasionally Canada) or rummage sale (U.S and Canada) is an event at which second hand goods are sold, usually by an institution such as a local Boys' Brigade Company, Scout group, or church, as a fundraising or charitable effort. A rummage sale by a church is called a church sale or white elephant sale, frequently as part of a church bazaar.


Llandrinio is a small village and community in Montgomeryshire, Powys, Wales, close to the Wales-England border. It is situated on the B4393 road which travels from the village of Ford, Shropshire to Lake Vyrnwy.

Llandrinio is home to 1,485 (2011 census) people spread over a reasonably large area. The village first had a large population growth by the addition of a council estate many years ago. Soon afterwards a local building contractor bought up some land and constructed a small street of pleasant detached properties, which was extended to add another 12 larger houses to the rear of the street. Another street of approximately 15 houses of ample size has since been added.

The mainly Norman church of St Trunio is a grade II listed building.The village has a village hall, often used for car boot sales, and a playing field, which is used by the local cricket team and the junior football teams. The annual carnival has been opened by well-known faces such as actor Ryan Thomas. Nearby is a filling station with a Premier Stores . Also, there are many farms.

The River Severn and Offa's Dyke both run through the village. The river is crossed by a stone bridge, which leads to the hamlet of Crew Green about a mile east of the village, and very close to English border. The village is also road linked to the towns of Welshpool, Oswestry, Newtown and Shrewsbury.

Oaktree Arena

The Oaktree Arena is a speedway racing track located near Highbridge, Somerset, England, and is built alongside the M5 motorway.

The track, which was constructed by Australian rider Glyn Taylor, is 300 metres (330 yd) in length, with banking around the edge for spectators. There is also a restaurant which can be hired for weddings and events. It is also used for property auctions, and car boot sales. The site also hosts a golf driving range.

Robin Taylor-Firth

Robin Taylor-Firth is a British musician notable for performance, songwriting and production on various projects including Nightmares on Wax, Olive, Backyard Dog, and BudNubac.His recording career began in the early 90s with a series of twelve-inch singles pressed by Dislocated Hip Records, under the artistic name 'On'. Picked up in 1993 by Warp Records' sub-label, Nucleus, Taylor-Firth began a relationship with Sheffield-based Warp Records which continues via his membership of Nightmares on Wax to the present day. Though less present in Nightmares on Wax of late, he was a major part of the earlier works, such as Smoker's Delight, Car Boot Soul and Mind Elevation, co producing and co-writing many of the themes. His individual keyboard style is also heavily represented.

"You're Not Alone", which he co-wrote with Tim Kellett and recorded with the band Olive reached number one in the UK Singles Chart in 1997. Backyard Dog were also notable for the commercial success of the song "Baddest Ruffest", which featured on the soundtrack of Ali G Indahouse, and also in Coca-Cola's 2002 World Cup UK advertising campaign. Taylor-Firth currently resides in Madrid, Spain and is listed as a director of the music recording and publishing company BlancoMusic.

He won the Ivor Novello Award for Best Dance Music in 1997 for You're Not Alone.

Recently (2014), he signed a major new publishing deal with Sony Atv.

Sayers Common

Sayers Common is a village in the Mid Sussex District of West Sussex, England. With Hurstpierpoint it forms one of the Mid Sussex parishes. It is located two miles (1.6 km) north-west of Hurstpierpoint. Situated until the 1990s on the main London to Brighton A23 road it has become a more popular residential village since being partially bypassed by the new A23 road. It has some very old cottages at its heart, and also contains the Priory of Our Lady, a residential retreat. The parish has an area of 2029.88ha and a population of 6264 persons (2001 census).

The village has become well known in recent years as the location for one of the south easts largest car boot sales open most Sundays from March to October. It is in the civil parish of Hurstpierpoint and Sayers Common.

Second-hand shop

A second-hand shop is a shop which sells goods that are not new.

Trunk (car)

The trunk (North American English), boot (British English), dickie (Indian English) (also spelled dickey or dicky) or compartment (South-East Asia) of a car is the vehicle's main storage or cargo compartment.

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