Chilled food boss prepares for big freeze with polar expedition

A Worcestershire businessman is aiming to take part in an expedition to the North Pole in a bid to raise £100,000 for charity.

Dean Attwell has begun preparations for the greatest challenge of his life, which he is undertaking to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

Mr Attwell, CEO of Redditch-based chilled food distributor Oakland International, will embark upon the polar expedition on April 10 and is expected to take 16 days to reach the most northerly point on the planet.

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