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Work Begins on Major Refurbishment of Herne Bay Pub

02 November 2015

Work has begun on a £210,000 transformation of The Four Fathoms in Herne Bay by brewery Shepherd Neame. The historic town centre pub, which dates back to the mid-1800s, closed to the public at the start of October, and will reopen before the end of November.

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It's Chocks Away for Spitfire's Operation Landlord Winner

31 October 2015

Spitfire Premium Kentish Ale’s search for a pub landlord to lead the charge and commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain with a once-in-a-lifetime flight in a Spitfire is over.  Alan Walters, licensee of The Crown, Aldbourne in Wiltshire was picked as the lucky winner in Spitfire’s annual Operation Landlord promotion.

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Announcement of Full Year Results

23 September 2015

Shepherd Neame, Britain’s oldest brewer, today announces results for the 52 weeks ended 27 June 2015.  Financial performance: Successful year with record operating profit Turnover down 0.3% to £138.3m (2014: £138.7m) as we concluded the phased exit from contract brewing Operating profit before exceptionals up +5.1% at £14.1m (2014: £13.4m)

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Green Hop Ale: Celebrate the Kent Hop Harvest

15 September 2015

Kent has grown hops since the 16th century, with around 50% of the UK’s total crop still coming from the county. Don’t miss the chance to taste this year’s batch of Shepherd Neame’s Green Hop Ale (4.2% abv) during the Kent Green Hop Beer Fortnight at the end of September.

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Surrey Pub Enjoys Stylish £150,000 Makeover

26 August 2015

The Poyntz Arms in East Molesey, Surrey, has two new faces behind the bar, and a new look.  Licensees Michael O’Reilly and son Corey took over the Shepherd Neame pub in April this year. Since then, the pair have undertaken a joint £150,000 refurbishment with the brewery. 

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