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Hurlimann gives out early Christmas presents

01 December 2010

Swiss-style lager Hürlimann is giving away a festive present every day in the run-up to Christmas. Twenty-four lucky winners will be rewarded with an extra present this year after registering on Hürlimann’s Facebook page. Fans will be linked to an online advent calendar where they need only answer a simple question to stand a chance of winning the prize of the day.

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Football team gets kit off for charity

25 November 2010

A football team from The Aviator pub in Sheerness has shed its kit in support of a national cancer charity.The players dispensed with most of their clothes for a 2011 calendar to be sold in aid of Macmillan Nurses. One shot saw them bare all, though each player’s modesty was tastefully preserved thanks to judicially placed sporting equipment.

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Five Bells win seal of approval

18 November 2010

A popular village pub has celebrated its £18,000 refurbishment from brewers Shepherd Neame with the launch of a lunchtime menu.Licensee John McGowan and his partner Roz Kane are marking the official launch of the new look at the Five Bells in Seal with a cheese and wine evening on December 2.

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Tudor Rose carves out a special offer

15 November 2010

Classic British dishes are making a triumphant return at a popular pub carvery after a visit from the chef spearheading the future of food at Shepherd Neame pubs. Simon Howlett is on a mission to show pub chefs just how flavoursome, affordable and versatile fresh, local produce can be – and his first port of call was the Tudor Rose pub carvery in Borden.

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Bishops raise huge scrums for charity

15 November 2010

A team of rugby playing “bishops” has raised thousands of pounds for charity.Essex Bishops XV, the official veterans team for Essex County RFU, play most Sundays in a bid to raise cash for a range of local and national charities.

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