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Sports Minister Kicks Off New Football-Themed Beer

30 April 2014

Sports Minister Helen Grant helped brew the first batch of 4-4-2 at Shepherd Neame’s Faversham brewery on Friday, April 25. Named after the England side’s favoured football formation, the seasonal ale also has its own special line-up – in the form of 10 different hop varieties included in the brew.

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Thanet MP Officially Opens New Coastal Hotel

29 April 2014

The Botany Bay Hotel at Kingsgate near Broadstairs was officially opened by South Thanet MP Laura Sandys on Friday, April 25. Formerly known as the Fayreness Hotel, it has just undergone a £1.4 million refurbishment by Britain’s oldest brewer, Shepherd Neame. As a result of the brewery’s investment, 15 new roles have been created at the coastal hotel, taking the total to more than 50. It is expect

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New Look Village Pub Unveiled to Locals

17 April 2014

Dozens of guests flocked to the official launch party for the new look Rose and Crown in Wrotham. Licensees Zoe Clubb and Drew King invited their regular customers, along with local dignitaries and residents to see the results of the pub’s £75,000 facelift. The charming Shepherd Neame pub, situated in the heart of the village, underwent three weeks of refurbishment work, which included repainting

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Country Pub Makes Double Donation to Charity

15 April 2014

East Kent charity Pilgrims Hospices is to benefit from two fundraising events at the Walnut Tree Inn in Aldington this month. Karen Barrett, licensee at the historic Shepherd Neame pub, welcomed a group of cyclists training for the Pilgrims Hospices Cycle Challenge last week. The group of 36 were cycling around East Kent in preparation for the charity event, and stopped off for morning refreshment

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Foodies Flock to Enjoy a Taste of Faversham

14 April 2014

Spring is here, and Faversham’s famous hops are shooting up in the gardens surrounding the town. To celebrate their arrival, TasteFaversham came up with the idea of organising a visit to a Teynham hop garden, followed by a Hop Shoots Tasting Dinner at the Carriage Restaurant in Faversham’s Railway Hotel.

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