Derby balloon arrives in Sydney

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

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Schoolboy finds where his balloon landed on the globe

Joshua looking at the globe Credit: ITV News Central

Six-year-old Joshua Blackaby said he was thrilled to find out a helium balloon he set off from his primary school in Derby last December, had travelled 10,000 miles to Australia.

It was let go as part of celebrations when his school became an academy.

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