News

Time to call in the ghost busters?

15 March 2011

There’s something spooky going on at Shepherd Neame, Britain’s oldest brewer. The Faversham brewery has a plethora of ghosts and spirits, but recently staff have noticed an increase in paranormal activity and even reported sightings of a feline ghost.

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Shepherd Neame awarded in green tourism scheme

08 March 2011

Shepherd Neame brewery has been recognised with a silver award in the Green Tourism Business Scheme. Awards are granted to businesses that are actively engaged in reducing the negative environmental and social impacts of their tourism operations.

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Shepherd Neame tops pub food survey

08 March 2011

Pubs run by Kent brewer Shepherd Neame have come out on top in an independent survey on the importance of pub food. Shepherd Neame pub food achieved the best ratings among customers of a number of major pub companies across the UK.

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Belle Vue scoops top award

07 March 2011

A Shepherd Neame pub has been voted the best in Thanet.The Belle Vue in Pegwell Bay came out tops in a reader survey – styled the Pub Oscars – run by the Thanet Times. While categories included Best Landlord in a Leading Role and Best Real Ale Pub, the Belle Vue Tavern walked away with the big one – the Best Pub in Thanet.Journalist Saul Leese, who ran the competition via his column Time, Gentleme

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Allotments scheme grows in strength

02 March 2011

A community allotment scheme operating on land owned by Shepherd Neame has received a grant of more than £6,000 from the National Lottery.The 29 plots on the previously unused field behind the Plough Inn at Brabourne Lees, near Ashford is now a thriving green-fingered community – and the Awards For All grant of £6,639 means the allotment’s success is set to grow.Things got under way last year when

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