12 October 2010
After a year on tour around the UK, the Asahi Rising Stars Cocktail Competition reached its grand final in a glitzy evening at the Park Plaza Riverbank London in October.
The nationwide competition was open to aspiring mixologists under the age of 30, with a first prize of an all-expenses-paid trip to Japan.
07 October 2010
Shepherd Neame, the Kent-based brewer and pub operator, today announces results for the 52 weeks ended 26 June 2010.
* Turnover up 5.4% to £115.4m (2009: £109.5m)
* Operating profit before exceptionals up 25% to £11.9m (2009: £9.5m)
* Profit before tax up 25.5% to £8.7m (2009: £6.9m)
* Earnings per share up 11.6% to 49.9p (2009: 44.7p)
04 October 2010
A Shepherd Neame pub has been used as the setting for the filming of a DVD celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Campaign for Real Ale.Camra co-founder Michael Hardman, MBE, relaxed in his local, The Hatch in Redhill, while being interviewed for the DVD.
27 September 2010
More than 100 people gathered at the Sportsman pub in Seasalter to mark the last battle fought on the British mainland.
The gathering of former and current members of the London Irish Rifles was joined by army and air force cadets, wartime hero and Colditz survivor Major General Corran Purdon and the Lord Mayor of Canterbury, Pat Todd for a parade and ceremony.
22 September 2010
Five Shepherd Neame pubs have made it into the prestigious, Good Food Guide 2011.The renowned guide, which prides itself on uncovering hidden gems throughout the UK, has included the five as examples of where to find an excellent dining experience.They are: Dove Inn, Dargate, Shepherd Neame Pub Restaurant of the Year winner.