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  • World Records and Flying Machines Launch Wings & Wheels 2012

    22 August 2012

    The Wings & Wheels launch got off to a flying start as two Hawks swooped in to help the team with their Guinness World Record attempt. Having looked long and hard at the thousands of recent records, discarded the longest distance to squirt milk from your eye and the most forward rolls in one minute, the team at Wings & Wheels created the longest ever line of toy cars.

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  • High-Flying Pubs Enjoy Free Beer for a Year

    15 August 2012

    As Britain rides high on medal successes, three pubs have their own reasons to celebrate – free beer for a year thanks to Spitfire Premium Ale’s Glorious 2012 promotion. The lucky pubs, George & Dragon, Ilfracombe; The Bull, Tunbridge Wells; and New Hall Tavern, Preston, have each won a firkin a week for a year – 3,744 pints – after being selected at random in a text-to-win on-cask promotion. 

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  • London calling: Bow pub provides games updates to Oz

    06 August 2012

    The licensee of a Shepherd Neame pub close to the Olympic village is keeping Australians up-to-date on proceedings with a regular slot on national radio. Frankie Colclough of the Eleanor Arms in Bow, East London is on the doorstep of the UK’s largest ever sports event and has been approached by ABC Radio to give some insight on the public mood.

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  • August

    03 August 2012

    As I write this the Olympics are well under way. We have had the torch through Faversham, a memorable event but it seemed to be over very quickly until we all retired to local hostelries, the torch's progress through Kent was celebrated with our own special beer that was only available in pubs on its route.

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  • Shepherd Neame wins gold in international beer challenge

    01 August 2012

    Shepherd Neame beers have won a gold medal, a silver medal and a host of bronze medals in the Olympics of beer, the International Beer Challenge. In the tasting category Late Red Autumn Hop Ale won gold and Canterbury Jack silver, while another four beers brewed by Shepherd Neame, 1698 Bottle Conditioned Ale, Spitfire Premium Kentish Ale, Generation Ale and Asda Extra Special Whitechapel Porter, w

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