The Jazz musician and Band Leader Terry Lightfoot has died at the age of 77.
He had been suffering from Prostate Cancer and passed away on Friday 15th March 2013.
For the past 5 years the Jazz musician and his wife Iris had been living in Olney in Buckinhamshire, near Milton Keynes.
Terry Lightfoot was born in Potters Bar in Hertfordshire and enjoyed a successful musical career.
He performed with numerous well known musicians, including trumpeter Kenny Ball, who also died this month.
In the 1960s, he appeared on the Morcambe and Wise Show and was the resident Band on Des O’Connor’s first Television Series.
Apart from a spell as the Landlord of the Three Horseshoes Pub in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, Terry Lightfoot toured until the summer of 2012.
He is survived by wife Iris, and daughters Michele and Melinda.
Britain's oldest pancake race is being held in Olney near Milton Keynes.
The race dates back to 1445 and it's believed it all began with a woman who was late for the Shriving service at Olney Parish Church.
The main race happens shortly before noon but children's races are held during the morning.
One of the oldest pancake races in the country will be taking place at Olney in Buckinghamshire this morning.
The race dates back to 1445 and covers four hundred and forty five yards from the market Place to the Church.
To be eligible to take part competitors must have lived in the town for at least three months.