It's an environment that recently defeated even veteran explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes.
But that won't deter a soldier from Norfolk who lost both his legs in a bomb blast in Afghanistan. He's hoping to become the first double amputee to walk to the South Pole.
Duncan Slater will take part in a race in Antarctica later this year in aid of Prince Harry's charity, Walking With The Wounded.
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Students from a Milton Keynes school want to turn a derelict building into a community hub - and get some work experience along the way.
Anglian Water says there will be no need for a hose pipe-ban this summer - but people need to use their supplies wisely.
MK Dons captain Dean Lewington has signed a new two-year contract with the club.