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  • Shepherd Neame Shaves Off for Movember

    01 November 2012

    Shepherd Neame has marked the start of Movember with a company-wide shave-off.  As an official partner for the Movember charity, Britain’s oldest brewer hosted a collective shearing at the Faversham based brewery for all workers participating in the 2012 moustache-growing campaign. Proving that charity really does start at home, the brewer of official Movember partner Spitfire Ale is encouraging i

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  • Pub of the Week: The Wheelwrights Arms, Matfield

    31 October 2012

    The Wheelwrights Arms at Matfield (Kent village of the year 2010), is a quintessentially English country pub in the Weald of Kent, with a real fire and exposed oak beams. In a supremely beautiful rural setting, the pub is on many popular  alking routes.

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  • Anchors Away for New Managers Serving Coffee and Cake at Faversham Pub

    30 October 2012

    After a £70,000 matched investment refurbishment by brewers Shepherd Neame and new licensee Andy Martin, The Anchor in Abbey Street is now set to offer an additional service to the Faversham community. Under the management of husband and wife team Grant and Natalie Ravenscroft, a South-African and French couple with eighteen years’ experience in the hospitality industry, the pub’s new general stor

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  • It's All in the Game for Shepherd Neame Chefs

    29 October 2012

    A good pub chef has to be game for anything, and 10 head chefs from Shepherd Neame were given the chance to put their skills and versatility to the test at a ‘Fur and Feather’ game cookery workshop. Held in the cookery school at K College in Tonbridge, the day gave the chefs the opportunity to learn more about the range of popular dishes that can be created using the abundance of game available in

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  • Contact Your MP Now to Halt Unfair Beer Duty Increases

    26 October 2012

    Thanks to a huge effort by everyone in the beer and pub industry, more than 100,000 people have signed the e-petition calling for an end to the Treasury’s beer duty escalator; the damaging and unfair levy that has resulted in a 42% increase in beer duty since 2008. The debate will take place on Thursday 1 November 2012 and we need as many MPs to attend as possible to show the breadth of support fo

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