THE inaugural Upton Food and Beer Festival has teamed up with the Tug of War Association to provide a Tug of War contest at the event which takes place in the riverside town's Fish Meadow from Friday to Sunday, June 27-28.

The contest will be held at 2pm on the Saturday and teams of eight men and women aged 18 and older can now enter to be within a chance of winning £100, free beer and a trophy.

For more information and to register, e-mail or call 01905 731137.