Donaghadee Community Development Association would like to thank all those who assisted with the delivery of the Soap Box Derby last Friday evening, especially:-

  • The Mayor of Ards and North Down for attending and acting as starter;
  • George Jones for stepping in to act as commentator;
  • Representatives from the Rotary Club of Donaghadee, the Donaghadee Historical Society and Local Traders;
  • Donaghadee Young Farmers Club for help with cart recovery and marshalling;
  • Stephen Donaldson for the loan of straw bales
  • County Hardware and Bailie Property for sponsoring the event;
  • Ards and North Down Borough Council for supply and delivery of barriers;
  • Paul Rowbanks from Tandragee for his advice, guidance and loan of equipment;
  • All the teams who entered the event;

We would also like to particularly thank the many individuals who came forward and helped with setting up the course, manning the road junctions, marshalling the event, and clearing up afterwards.  This was a real team effort and we are very grateful to everyone for their help.

Image coursety of Two Brothers Photography