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Your SORN questions answered

Your SORN questions answered

As we sometimes get SORN-related questions from customers, we thought we'd compile a few of the more popular ones as a handy reference guide. So, let's get started with the most obvious one... What does SORN stand for? SORN is an acronym and it stands for Statutory...

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Bordalo II – Scrap metal artist

Bordalo II – Scrap metal artist

Not all scrap metal is priced with recycling in mind. For example, Artur Bordalo (who's better known by his nickname Bordalo II) creates stunning works of art made from scrap metal and his pieces are definitely worth more per tonne than their weight in scrap. He was...

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Our cars are getting eaten by monsters… Again!

Our cars are getting eaten by monsters… Again!

It's certainly a strange title for this blog post but it is, in fact, actually 100% true. And no, they're not the ones that you imagined might be lurking under your bed when you were a child, they're the ones with four giant wheels and a huge amount of horsepower...

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

As the festive season is sadly now over, it's time for us to roll up our sleeves and burn off those excess calories by getting back to business as usual. It's difficult to predict what lies ahead in 2023 for the scrap car industry. Will an increasing number of people...

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Be “Deer Aware” now the clocks have changed

Be “Deer Aware” now the clocks have changed

With the clocks having recently gone back one hour (BST to GMT), it means that the twilight rush-hour traffic peaks an hour earlier than before (from an animal's point of view anyway). Also, it's the time of year that seasonal migrations occur within the deer...

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Haunted Car Tales – The Spooky “A3 Ghost Crash”

Haunted Car Tales – The Spooky “A3 Ghost Crash”

With Halloween approaching, we thought it would be interesting to research some spooky car stories. Here's a tale that's guaranteed to send shivers down your spine. It's not that uncommon for police to receive calls from members of the public reporting a car that's...

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