When Sir Ranulph Fiennes leads the world's first ever attempt to cross the Antarctic in Winter next year, one man from our region will be part of the six strong team to tackle the challenge with him.
Brian Newham is about to set off on a gruelling four month, 2,000 mile expedition in temperatures as low as -90 degrees Celsius. Ryan Dollard went to find out why.
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Emma Jesson brings you Sunday night's forecast
Wet and windy spells, interspersed with drier interludes this week. Wintry showers and variable temperatures. Gales and a weather warning
Wetter in the west, cloudy but direr further east. Milder than of late, but blustery