Sir Alastair Cook retired from Test cricket in style in 2018 with a century in his final England innings at The Oval against India.
Just months after walking away from the grind of international cricket, Alastair Cook's record breaking efforts in an England shirt have been recognised with a knighthood.
The Christmas holidays are nearly here but don't fret the Mercury has got you covered with over 50 events taking place between now and Christmas that are sure to put everyone in the festive spirit.
Discover how you can help a local restaurant raise money for charity, eat good food and enjoy a great night out with the family and friends.
The festive season is fast approaching and that often means a flood of Christmas parties, work dos and get-togethers with your nearest and dearest.
Education and Training