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Richard Celebrates First Harvest Time in the Home of Hops

08 September 2012

Richard Frost, Shepherd Neame’s new head brewer, celebrates his first Kentish hop harvest this month, having witnessed at first hand how the county’s farmers and growers have overcome challenging weather conditions to bring in the crop. Richard, who joined Britain’s oldest brewer in January, after spending 33 years brewing in the Midlands, has relished the opportunity to be up close and hands-on w

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The Shepherd Neame Team Keeps The Hatch Open After Lorry Collision

07 September 2012

Quick action and a concerted team effort has kept the Hatch pub in Redhill, Surrey, open for business despite a lorry collision that caused £30,000 damage to the popular community pub. The Hatch was back serving regulars within a few hours, and will be going ahead with a high profile charity event to mark Battle of Britain Day on September 15. 

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Award Winning Licensee Offers Food Development Expertise to Shepherd Neame Licensees

03 September 2012

Shepherd Neame is offering licensees expert support to build successful food businesses with the appointment of award-winning licensee Carol Haime as development chef for tenancies. With food now essential to the success of almost every pub, Carol will work with licensees looking to add a successful menu to their established drinks trade, as well as those who want to develop their existing food op

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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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