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New Look for Dorking's Oldest Pub

10 April 2014

Dorking’s oldest pub, the Kings Arms, has new licensees and a new look. Believed to be the oldest building in the town, dating back to 1405, the Shepherd Neame pub has been taken on by licensees Gurdeep Manku and Rosie Adams. The couple met eight years ago while working at a London pub, and as Rosie was originally from Dorking, they moved back in 2008 when starting a family. The pair became licens

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New Beginnings for the Historic Dover Castle Inn

08 April 2014

Two new faces are behind the bar at the Dover Castle Inn in Teynham. Phil Hope and Rebecca Anderson have just moved into the historic 17th century coaching inn, situated in the quaint Swale village. Faversham-born Phil had been running his own maintenance and gardening business locally, while Rebecca was managing a London pub, but the couple wanted to live and work together. Rebecca said: “I grew

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Top Honour for ‘One in a Million’ Hotel Employee

07 April 2014

An employee at the Royal Albion Hotel in Broadstairs has been named Hospitality Employee of the Year in the Pride in Thanet Tourism Awards. Aram Rawf, part of the front-of-house team at the seaside retreat, also received the overall Pride in Thanet Tourism Award during the glittering ceremony, organised by Thanet District Council.

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By George, Dragonfire is a Great Ale!

04 April 2014

Enjoy a taste of England with Shepherd Neame’s new Dragonfire Ale. Created to commemorate St George’s Day, it combines barley, oats, rye and wheat with two English hop varieties – Goldings and First Gold – in addition to a fiery secret ingredient.

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Shepherd Neame’s Generation Ale is the ladies’ choice

03 April 2014

Dea Latis, a group of female beer enthusiasts and industry experts, recently hosted its fifth annual beer and chocolate tasting. Twenty guests gathered in the Clarence pub on Whitehall to taste six beers, including Shepherd Neame’s Generation Ale, each paired with a chocolate chosen to enhance the flavours in each.

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