Bluebell Wood soapbox derby racing back into town

By Gareth Dennison | 02/07/2018

Bluebell Wood soapbox derby racing back into town

HOMEMADE carts will be whizzing through Clifton Park again when Bluebell Wood’s Soapbox Derby returns for a third year.

The award-winning event sees daredevil racers negotiate bumps, jumps and chicanes in vehicles made from baths, bicycles and wheelchair parts.

Rachel Hodges, senior events fundraiser at the children’s hospice, said: “We’re really looking forward to another unforgettable day out for racers and spectators alike. 
“Now’s the time to snap up a team place if you fancy putting your cart design and racing skills to the test. 

“Every penny of sponsorship will help our families to live with love and laughter and make special memories, whether they have days, months or years left together.”

The event — including classic cars on show and children’s rides — takes place on Saturday, September 22.

Sign up by emailing eventsteam@bluebellwood.org, calling 01909 517365 or visiting bluebellwood.org.


The fact you are here means you are interested in what goes on in your town.

We want to continue holding local authorities to account, attending court and council meetings, as well as providing breaking news, competitions and offers – but it costs money. Online advertising does not cover costs, therefore we feel the need to ask for your help in ensuring we can provide the best possible coverage, online and in our printed products.
For as little as £1, you can support the Rotherham Advertiser – and it only takes a minute.
Click here to support local news.


Spotted something we should know about?

Call our Newsdesk on 01709 768146
Or email newsdesk@rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk
Message us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheRotherhamAdvertiser/