A much-loved pub has been forced to stay shut after losing power. 

Hundreds of people have been left with no electricity after a large outage effecting homes in and around Wangford, near Southwold.

According to UK Power Networks, more than 350 homes and businesses are without electricity. 

Some have been left with no power since 7.50am on Sunday. 

The Plough at Wangford has been unable to open today due to the issue. 

In a post on Facebook, the owners said: "Due to circumstances beyond our control we are unable to open at 12 noon as we’ve had no power since the early hours, we have be informed that it is being worked on and we will reopen as soon as the power has returned."

A statement on UK Power Network's website reads: "Our engineers have turned off the power in the Wangford area for safety so they can safely repair a fault on our overhead network."

The issue is also effecting home owners in Beccles, Barsham and Southwold.  

It is estimated that power will be restored between 6pm and 7pm.