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Soapbox Derby postponed

Annual amateurs' spectacle put off

Peel's annual Soapbox Derby, due to take place this weekend, has been postponed.

It was set to hit the town on Sunday.

But a lack of entrants - not to mention a patchy weather forecast - mean it will now take place in the first or second weekend of October.

Although plenty showed interest, a number of regular competitors were already committed to events across the water.

Commissioner Ian Davidson told Manx Radio more:

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