Landlord of Plough and Sail pub in Lowestoft fined more than £900 for broadcasting football with intent to avoid payment

The Plough and Sail pub in London Road South, Lowestoft. Photo: Google.

The Plough and Sail pub in London Road South, Lowestoft. Photo: Google. - Credit: Archant

A Lowestoft pub landlord has been fined more than £900 for broadcasting football with intent to avoid payment.

Brian Dalaston, who runs the Plough and Sail, on London Road, pleaded guilty to three offences at Norwich Magistrates' Court yesterday.

He was charged with dishonestly receiving a programme with intent to avoid payment on January 22, February 5 and March 19 this year.

Dalaston was fined £927, ordered to pay £385 in costs and a £92 victim surcharge.

Speaking after the case, Mr Dalaston said his charges related to broadcasting football matches.

He said he intended to get a licence to show football in the future.

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