04 May 2012
The hunt is on to find Medway entrepreneurs to run a community pub in Chatham following a £75,000 refurbishment.
The General at Sea in Balfour Road, just off the Maidstone Road, has been renovated inside and out by brewer Shepherd Neame. The pub provides nearby residents with a stunning community pub, but it is missing one vital ingredient: a great licensee.
23 April 2012
Britain's oldest brewer Shepherd Neame is teaming up with Maidstone United to mark the football club's homecoming.The sponsorship deal will see the clubhouse at The Gallagher Stadium named The Spitfire Lounge, after one of the family-owned brewery's most famous brands. It will open on Saturday 14 July – the day when The Stones entertain Championship club Brighton and Hove Albion.
16 April 2012
Shepherd Neame’s Faversham Brewery will feature on BBC 2 as part of a new series looking at the best regional ingredients in the UK.
Presented by restaurant critic Giles Coren, this week’s episode of Our Food – the third in the series – focuses on Kent. It will be broadcast at 8pm on Wednesday 18 April.
29 March 2012
Food served at Shepherd Neame pubs has been recognised as the best in the UK at the pub industry’s national awards. The company’s managed houses were awarded Best Food Offer at The Publican Awards 2012, held at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane last night. Fighting off stiff competition from a shortlist including three national pub operators, the judges concluded that Shepherd Neame was a worth
21 March 2012
Shepherd Neame chief executive Jonathan Neame said: “The Beer Duty Escalator is an economically illiterate policy that is inconsistent with other measures to develop a safer drinking culture in this country.“The tourism and hospitality sectors are great sources of job creation, particularly for young people.