Mike Denness, 72, has died after a long illness.
He is the only Scotsman to have catained the England cricket side. He played 28 Tests from 1969 to 1975, 19 of them as captain. He was awarded an OBE in this year's New Years Honours for services to sport.
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Hundreds of council workers have gathered in sports centres and town halls across the region to count the votes in the 2016 local elections.
The votes are being counted in 22 councils across the Anglia region in the biggest test of political opinion since the General Election.
Clear skies overnight but remaining frost-free. Another sunny day tomorrow and increasingly warm as we head towards the weekend.