The phrase ‘Beeching Axe’ is back in the news, with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling saying some lost railways could be reopened. Steven Russell looks back to the day the planned cuts rocked East Anglia
Last week we left Trans Euro Trail-blazer Ian Womack handing over his passport to police in Albania after being hit by another motorcyclist who fled the scene. But this low point turned into a highlight of his 10,000km adventure.
East Anglian action man Ian Womack – former soldier, ex-firefighter and all-round adventurer – is one of the first motorcyclists to tackle 10,000km of the new, dirt road Trans Euro Trail. In the first of a two-part feature he tells of the thrills and spills of this epic challenge.
There’s no better vantage point to see the Cambridge’s famous colleges, bridges and sights than from the river, and in this city, that means by punt. Reporter Stuart Anderson took one of the iconic vessels for a leisurely outing along the Cam.
Adventurer Ray Mears wonders whether wildlife documentaries are working when it comes to inspiring the next generation of conservationists and how Lyme Disease threatened to end his career ahead of his East Anglian shows.
From tea and ancient kingdoms to the amazing wildlife and beautiful beaches of Sri Lanka - in the second part of a two-part series, Oliver Franzen and Emma Knights go in search of elephants and explore the island’s coastline.
What characteristics do you need to succeed when the going gets tough? EDP agricultural editor CHRIS HILL, part of a group which conquered Africa’s highest mountain for charity, asked his team-mates – and the Everest adventurer who led them.
A journey to the roof of Africa proved a major challenge for EDP reporter CHRIS HILL as he joined a charity trek to scale the 5,895m summit of Mt Kilimanjaro, the continent’s highest peak. In the first of a two-part series, he describes the drama of summit night.
Looking to change your car this year? There are some spectacular new model launches for big-selling, favourites lined up for 2017. Motoring editor Andy Russell picks out a dozen models that will be driving desirability.
The breathless summit of Kilimanjaro beckons for a fund-raising expedition leaving Norfolk this week. EDP journalist CHRIS HILL is among the 12-strong team climbing Africa’s highest mountain to raise money for an East Anglian charity which helps the continent’s endangered animals.