A VILLAGE pub has announced plans to close this weekend.

The Malt Shovel Inn, Cannington, will be closing from 6pm tomorrow (Sunday, March 1).

The pub posted on its Facebook page: "It is with sadness that as from 6pm on Sunday we will be closing.

"We would like to thank everyone that has supported us for the past 12 months.

"Any further news regarding the reopening of the property contact Butcombe Brewery."

The brewery has been approached for comment.