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Scrapheap Challenge

Strawbridge began his career in television as the ‘Yellow Team Leader’ for six episodes in the first series of ‘Scrapheap’. He has to date appeared in over 30 programmes of Scrapheap Challenge and Junkyard Wars, winning the Scrapheap Challenge trophy in series 3 with his two younger brothers David and Bobby as ‘Brothers in Arms’, and the Junkyard Megawars trophy in 2003. On 5 June 2008, it was announced that he would be returning to Scrapheap Challenge for its 11th series.[12] Strawbridge took over from Robert Llewellyn as the main presenter. The series was shown on Channel 4 in 2009.

It’s Not Easy Being Green

Strawbridge, along with his family, have filmed three series of It’s Not Easy Being Green for BBC Two. In series one, which was shown on 28 March 2006, the family moved to a new home in Tywardreath near St Austell, Cornwall and attempted to live as green a life as possible, using renewable energy and environmentally friendly resources. The second series started in Spring 2007 with a different format: Strawbridge and his son James aided several members of the public in larger and smaller ecology projects around the country.[citation needed]