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Runaway success of soapbox derby

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The fifth annual soapbox derby at Hoar Cross in Staffordshire saw 42 contestants competing in the fancy dress kart race.

Race organiser Ian Nelson said the charity contest had gone from strength to strength since its inception, with this year's event won by 'Made in England'.

Co-driver John Birkett declared that the victory vindicated all their hard work.

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