Double Success at the Beautiful South Awards

04 December 2012

The Woolpack at Chilham and the Shepherd Neame Visitor Centre were both successful at the Beautiful South's Awards for Excellence 2012 -2013 held at Denbies Wine Estate, Surrey. The Beautiful South Awards recognise businesses and destinations across the tourism industry for their exceptional levels of customer service and dedication to raising standards.

Read more

Pubs hold the key for growth

22 November 2012

Shepherd Neame chief executive, Jonathan Neame, has called for the Chancellor, George Osbourne, to support investment and growth in the pub market. In a letter to the editor, published in today’s Daily Telegraph, he calls for “escalator” taxes to be reviewed annually. There is also support from The Sun newspaper read more here

Read more

Celebrity Chef Learns About Beer's Secret History for BBC Show

04 November 2012

Renowned chef Angela Hartnett MBE has visited Shepherd Neame’s Faversham brewery to find out about women’s role in brewing for part of a BBC TV series. The second series of BBC Two’s Great British Food Revival will see chefs continue their quest across the UK investigating forgotten food traditions.

Read more

Anchors Away for New Managers Serving Coffee and Cake at Faversham Pub

30 October 2012

After a £70,000 matched investment refurbishment by brewers Shepherd Neame and new licensee Andy Martin, The Anchor in Abbey Street is now set to offer an additional service to the Faversham community. Under the management of husband and wife team Grant and Natalie Ravenscroft, a South-African and French couple with eighteen years’ experience in the hospitality industry, the pub’s new general stor

Read more

Contact Your MP Now to Halt Unfair Beer Duty Increases

26 October 2012

Thanks to a huge effort by everyone in the beer and pub industry, more than 100,000 people have signed the e-petition calling for an end to the Treasury’s beer duty escalator; the damaging and unfair levy that has resulted in a 42% increase in beer duty since 2008. The debate will take place on Thursday 1 November 2012 and we need as many MPs to attend as possible to show the breadth of support fo

Read more