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.
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
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.
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.
06 August 2012
The licensee of a Shepherd Neame pub close to the Olympic village is keeping Australians up-to-date on proceedings with a regular slot on national radio.
Frankie Colclough of the Eleanor Arms in Bow, East London is on the doorstep of the UK’s largest ever sports event and has been approached by ABC Radio to give some insight on the public mood.