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Hundreds join dragon boat race in Salford Quays

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Twenty-four teams have taken part in a charity dragon boat challenge in Salford Quays.

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The event was organised by the When You Wish Upon A Star charity whose primary aim is to grant the wishes of children living with life-threatening illnesses.

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Each boat took 16 rowers plus a drummer with the Ard Uns Crew declared the winning team.

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The money raised is still being collected, but currently stands at £14,000, the charity said.

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