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Full steam ahead for refurbished Victorian pub

13 December 2011

The Fountain in Sittingbourne has received a whole new look to reflect its railway past following a £60,000 refurbishment by Shepherd Neame.The Victorian pub’s makeover highlights its prominent position next to the town’s railway station.

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The Cricketers pass fund raising boundary

06 December 2011

Two hospices have been bowled over by a Shepherd Neame pub which helped raise more than £38,000 for them with its annual Pedal4Charity event.Cycling, quizzing and dancing are just three of the events which saw The Cricketersin Horsell, Surrey, top last year’s tally by an impressive £5,000 for the Woking and Sam Beare Hospices.

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Chefs' Lamb day is a cut above

23 November 2011

Shepherd Neame chefs perfected their lamb preparation skills with a development day at Ashford food supplier Brakes. The brewery’s head development chef Simon Howlett oversaw the session, attended by nine Shepherd Neame pub chefs and supported by local butchers JC Rooks & Sons and EBLEX, the organisation which supports the British beef and lamb industry.

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Ade proves to be a barrel of laughs

22 November 2011

Comedian Ade Edmondson rolled out the barrel when he visited the Shepherd Neame brewery in Faversham for his new ITV series, Ade In Britain.Star of Bottom and The Young Ones, Ade tried his hand at brewing for the series which looks at great British customs and heritage.

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"Tourism Oscar" nomination heralds beer & food festival at the brewery

21 November 2011

Shepherd Neame has been shortlisted for a Tourism South East Beautiful South Excellence Award – known as the ‘Tourism Oscars’. The Visitor Centre, at the Faversham headquarters of Britain’s oldest brewer, is nominated in the Flavour of the South East category of the awards which recognise excellence, quality and innovation achieved over the last 18 months. 

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