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Claude Alchin

Claude moved to Fairfield as a young boy. He was involved in the CEBS movement before moving here and continued his involvement in Fairfield.

Claude Alchin: Billy cart derbies.

Beverley Donald: Yes. I only discovered about the billy cart derby when I saw the -

Claude Alchin: Yeah, they were a big thing - that was big, yes, the billy cart derbies -

Beverley Donald: So, how often were they?

Claude Alchin: We used to run them, I think nearly every twelve months.

Beverley Donald: Right. So, what, kids made their own billy carts, or -?

Claude Alchin: Well, that was the idea, the branch made them or the kids made them. Course, they had strict rules. They could be so wide, no sharp pieces on it.

 
 
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