Branch News
July 17, 2017

MKM Sheffield South sponsor Soapbox Derby

The Scarcliffe Soapbox Derby took place on 24th June in excellent weather, with MKM Sheffield South there as Major Sponsors.

It saw over 40 teams rattle down Main Street in Scarcliffe, dodging obstacles and hoping to get the fastest time.

Racegoers and competitors raised funds for Ashgate Hospice and CLIC Sargeant. In the previous two years the event has managed to raise over £16,500 for chosen charities, and this year alone a total of £12,059 was reached.

The event was officially opened by Dennis Skinner, before a parade of the karts took place. The racing commenced at 12:30, finishing with a prize giving for Fastest Seniors, Fastest Junior, Best Dressed Team and Best Dressed Soapbox.

The winners were as follows:

Fastest Seniors:
1. Scarcliffe Outlaws
2. The ‘A’ Team
3. Farmy Army

Fastest Juniors:
1. Chuck-E-Cheese
2. Crooked Spire Classic Tours
3. Ghostbusters

Best Dressed Soapbox:
Brodale 1

Best Dressed Team:
Nutty Nurses

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There was also a raffle, charity auction and children’s disco, plus entertainment well into the evening, making it a fantastic day out for all the family.