04 May 2011
A popular Shepherd Neame pub has been given a new lease of life thanks to a £25,000 refurbishment.
The makeover has transformed the Royal Mail at Lydd, which licensee Sue Kent, who runs the pub with partner Andy Cox, has described as the “best pub I’ve ever been in – and I work here!”
04 May 2011
After 10 months of specialist repair work, the locomotive that hauls the Spitfire Steam Train is back on track for Faversham’s Historic Vehicle Weekend on May 21 and 22.
27 April 2011
Shepherd Neame, Britain’s oldest brewer, has made a special delivery of Royal Wedding Ale to the Horse Guards at Whitehall to celebrate the marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
The cask of beer will be enjoyed by the 1st Battalion Irish Guards after completing their royal wedding duties on April 29, and who have recently returned from six months in Afghanistan.
21 April 2011
Kingfisher lager has been granted an International High Quality Trophy 2011 by Monde Selection, the premier international food and drink awards, for three consecutive years of brewing achievement.
Kingfisher lager’s 50-litre kegs have secured Gold Awards and Grand Gold Awards for the past three years, while the 330ml bottled format has also won the approval of judges.
19 April 2011
Royal Air Force officer Dean Holder completed Sunday’s London Marathon dressed as a Spitfire fighter, his charity fund-raising given a flying start by Spitfire Premium Kentish Ale.