CRICKETER Ben Foakes was named Male Sports Personality of the Year at tonight's Tendring Sports Awards.

Other big winners were Tendring Volleyball Club, Chase Lane Primary School, in Dovercourt, Jessica Lane (volleyball), Mark Salter (Walton Judo Club), Alfie Smith (Harwich Amateur Boxing Club), Sheila Howe (Clacton and District Table Tennis League) and Michael Good (Little Oakley Football Club).

For full coverage of the awards ceremony, which took place at Clacton Town Hall, see Thursday's Daily Gazette and Clacton Gazette and Friday's Harwich and Manningtree Standard.