Full report: helium balloon flies from Derby to Australia

A balloon released by a schoolboy in Derby has turned up 10 thousand miles away - in Australia.

Pupils and staff at Wyndham Primary Academy were thrilled when they got tags returned from balloons that had travelled overseas.

Six-year-old Joshua Blackaby received a letter from a girl in Sydney, telling him she'd found his balloon down under.

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Derby balloon arrives in Sydney

A balloon released by a schoolboy in Derby has turned up 10,000 miles away in Australia.