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Chasing Adam: Racing History In A Malaysian Paradise
Competitor.com, 25 April 2017
To commemorate Colonel Chapman’s escape, the Chapman Challenge, a run-swim event, is held on Pangkor Laut, now a 300-acre private resort paradise. The race includes 3.8 kilometers of road, 2.4 kilometers of technical trail that winds through and over a two million-year-old rainforest, and finally ends at Emerald Bay, where competitors then swim 1K and run 30 meters to the finish line at Chapman’s Bar—named after Freddy Chapman, who was decorated as a colonel after the war.

Retreat to a private universe at YTL's Pangkor Laut Resort in Malaysia
Financial Review, 24 April 2017
Pangkor Laut Resort was the favoured retreat of the late opera singer Luciano Pavarotti, who officially opened the resort in 1994. Upon staying there for the first time he said: "This place is a paradise … when I woke up I went out and was really moved … to see what beautiful things God had done."

While his reflections on nature hardly match his famous tenor, I see his point: Pangkor Laut may be a mere 120 hectares in size, but it teems with the sort of flora and fauna you'd otherwise see only deep within an equatorial rainforest. Oriental hornbills – with their distinctive toucan-like beaks – dart between the ancient trees, colourful butterflies flutter about at eye level, fruit bats sleep upside down, and a tiny black-tip reef shark darts between the coral off the rock on which I stand.

Race your way to Pangkor Laut
TNP, 21 April 2017
On May 13, Malaysia's Pangkor Laut Resort is hosting The Chapman's Challenge 2017 for the second year, a biathlon consisting of a 6.2km run around the private island's roadways and through a two million-year-old rainforest and a 1km swim out at Emerald Bay, before concluding at Chapman's Bar.

River Avon project wins national award
Salisbury Journal, 21 April 2017
A five-year restoration project on the River Avon has won a national award. The River Avon Restoration Project won the 2017 UK River Prize in a competition that celebrates the most innovative and successful river projects across England, Scotland and Wales.

Wessex Water teamed up with Dorset safety charity SafeWise to produce roadworks safety video
Dorset Echo, 12 April 2017
THE green light has been given to a hard-hitting video to highlight the importance of being safe around roadworks and obeying signals. The film shows how loved ones could be killed due to the careless actions of drivers. Wessex Water teamed up with Dorset safety charity SafeWise to produce the video

 
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