Announcement of preliminary results June 2010

07 October 2010

Shepherd Neame, the Kent-based brewer and pub operator, today announces results for the 52 weeks ended 26 June 2010.   Financial performance:   * 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)

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Lights CAMRA action!

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.

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Shepherd Neame pub commemorates historic battle

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.

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Shepherd Neame pubs have the right ingredients

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.

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Pope Benedict Enjoys Downing a Spitfire

16 September 2010

Will the Pope take the opportunity to slip into a London pub and sample the cask version of one of his favourite British ales during his visit? Last year, celebrity priest Father Michael Seed let slip that Pope Benedict was rather partial to a drop of British ale.

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