18/10/2010

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Duration: 29 minutes

Stuart Maconie follows in the footsteps of legendary Lake District fell walker Alfred Wainwright and reveals the surprising secrets of a marathon expedition he made along the length of the Pennines on the eve of the Second World War.

Andy Johnson reports on two men from Blackburn, one Asian and the other White, who've taken part in a unique life swap in an effort to break down racial barriers in the town.

And Jacey Normand heads to the Isle of Man following sightings of wild wallabies. Will she find any or are the stories just urban myths?

  • The Isle of Man Wallabies

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    Thousands of miles from their native Australia, Red-Necked Wallabies are roaming the Manx countryside in increasing numbers.

    More than 100 are thought to be living in the north of the Island after escaping from the wildlife park half a century ago.

    BBC News: Wallabies have run free on the Island for 50 years

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Presenter
Stuart Maconie
Reporter
Andy Johnson

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