Glastonbury sends deserted rubber boots to Calais migrants

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Hundreds of pairs of rubber boots left behind by song fans who attended Britain’s Glastonbury song festival have been donated to migrants in Calais, organisers pronounced Friday.



Organisers of a festival, hold on a plantation in southwest England in June, face a outrageous pursuit any year clearing adult equipment left behind by 175,000 revellers.

This time, they motionless to send 500 pairs of boots and 2,000 sleet ponchos and some initial assist kits to Calais.

Hundreds of migrants are vital in camps around a pier in northern France, tighten to a opening to a Channel Tunnel that connects France with Britain.

“The migrants in Calais are vital in unfortunate conditions and we’re really gratified to be means to assistance support their simple charitable needs,” a festival pronounced in a matter on a website.

Glastonbury is famous for a domestic activism and charities such as Greenpeace and Oxfam accept donations from organisers.

Many of those attending a festival move rubber boots as a site mostly gets intensely murky if it rains during a event.

This year’s title acts enclosed Florence + The Machine, Kanye West and The Who. Tickets cost £225 (315 euros, $360) each.