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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