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Riverside Pub Provides Local Employment Boost

06 August 2015

A total of 10 new employees have been taken on at riverside pub The Anchor at Yalding following its recent acquisition by Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame. The 14th century thatch roofed pub is situated on the River Medway, a few minutes from the village of Yalding near Maidstone, and was taken over by the Faversham-based brewery at the start of July. The Anchor is being run by Chris Peach,

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British Soul Star to Headline Pub Music Festival

04 August 2015

British soul star Paul Young is to headline a new charity music festival at the Dover Castle Inn in Teynham. T-Music will take place at the Shepherd Neame pub from 12noon on Saturday, August 15, and will feature Paul Young’s seven-piece Americana group Los Pacaminos, along with performances by Hullabaloo, The Chillbillies, The Legendary Rhythm Methodists and Paragraph1. Tickets will be priced £20,

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New Start for Kent Coastal Bar and Restaurant

03 August 2015

Not many bars come with their own ice cream kiosk. It is just one of the unique features of The Minnis Bay Bar & Brasserie which attracted new general manager Daniel Cole.   Daniel, 29, from Whitstable, has just started running the coastal site for Shepherd Neame, after the Faversham-based brewery acquired it at the start of July.  

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Get Set for a Seriously Wacky Race

23 July 2015

A Grand Prix with a difference is taking place in Hernhill, near Faversham next month.  The Three Horseshoes pub in the village is holding its annual Wheelie Bin Race on Saturday, August 8. 

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Shepherd Neame Takes On Historic Riverside Pub

01 July 2015

Riverside pub The Anchor at Yalding has been acquired by Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame – the first time it has changed hands in more than 30 years. The 14th century thatch roofed pub is situated on the River Medway, a few minutes from the village of Yalding near Maidstone, and is operating as part of the brewery’s managed estate. It was officially taken over by the brewery on Wednesday, J

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