Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 18°C

min temp: 10°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Occold: Beaconsfield Arms beer and sausage festival will go ahead over August Bank Holiday weekend despite signs being destroyed

18:00 02 August 2014

The Beaconsfield Arms pub is planning a beer and sausage festival later this month

The Beaconsfield Arms pub is planning a beer and sausage festival later this month

A Suffolk pub’s attempt to promote its upcoming food and drink festival hit a setback when the landlords discovered that their advertising had been destroyed.

shares

The Beaconsfield Arms, in Occold, near Eye, was trying to publicise its beer and sausage festival over the August bank holiday – but Sophie and Marc Prescott soon realised their efforts had been thwarted after finding the fragments of their signs at the side of the road.

Mrs Prescott said: “We put them out in the afternoon and found the remains of some of them the following afternoon. They weren’t of huge value – not much more than £20 – but it’s more about the time we took putting them up. We’ve no idea what happened but we’re worried about doing it again.

“There were two or three miles between the signs.”

The pub will still persevere with the festival, from August 22-25, with 13 beers, four ciders and 20 varieties of sausage available. The event runs from 12noon-11pm each day, with a band at 3pm on the Sunday and solo artists on the Friday and Saturday.

shares

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other East Anglian Daily Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by East Anglian Daily Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique East Anglian Daily Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Suffolk County Council headquarters; Endeavour House, Ipswich.

How Suffolk schools are rated by local education chiefs is being kept secret – because they say releasing the information is “not in the public interest”.

Some of the floral tributes left by the community

A Suffolk businessman who murdered his estranged wife with an axe before jumping to his death from a town centre car park was treated at a mental health unit the week before the tragedy, an inquest has heard.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the stabbing of two people in Leiston earleir this year.

A fifth person has been arrested in connection with the stabbing of a man and a teenage boy in Leiston in April.

Kitchen fire is extinguished in Lowestoft.

Fire crews from Lowestoft have extinguished a kitchen blaze.

A sign of things to come? Not quite!

After Scottish and Welsh devolution, the government has turned its attention to how to transfer more powers to local people in England.

Robbie Warner

A day held in memory of a 19-year-old from Suffolk who died while at university has raised more than £5,000.

Catesby House in Sudbury

Residents of a west Suffolk market town take pride in telling visitors that it is the birthplace of the famous artist Thomas Gainsborough.

Jonathan Phipps needs a specialist lightweight all-terrain buggy that his parents can push him about in but there is no local statutory funding available for this £2,193 piece of equipment. Pictured here with mum Carol Phipps.

Fundraisers in Suffolk have stepped forward to help provide a specialist buggy so an eight-year-old disabled boy from near Bury St Edmunds can explore more of the world around him.

Saxmundham Station - which is due to get new information screens.

Rail operator Abellio is spending an extra £4 million to improve stations and trains across the region.

Great Waldingfield Primary School.

A number of measures have been implemented to curb parking problems around a growing west Suffolk primary school.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages