A MAN who allegedly swallowed a goldfish at Bridgwater Fair is set to stand trial.

Josh Coles, 27, from Tiverton, is set to stand trial at Exeter Magistrates' Court tomorrow (Friday), accused of 'causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal'.

In September last year, in St Matthews Field, Bridgwater, Mr Coles allegedly swallowed the goldfish.

He has pleaded not guilty to the offence.