03 April 2016
The William the Conqueror in Rye Harbour, East Sussex, has been completely transformed in a major £200,000 refurbishment.The pub was closed during the five-week project, which included repainting throughout in contemporary colours, introducing new furniture and decorations, opening up a dual aspect fireplace and refurbishing the bar area and toilets. The former pool table room has been converted i
24 March 2016
The new licensee of The Dewdrop in Twydall, near Rainham, is a familiar face to regulars at the Shepherd Neame pub.
Janet Harris has taken it over from her Mum and stepdad Valerie and Richard Elvy, who recently retired after 10 years behind the bar.
22 March 2016
The King’s Head in Deal is a traditional English inn with rooms, which enjoys an enviable position slightly set back from, but directly overlooking, the seafront of this popular Kentish seaside town.
18 March 2016
After more than 25 years as an estate agent, a district councillor has embarked on a new venture: running his local pub, the White Horse in Hawkinge. Cllr Philip Martin grew up in Folkestone, and has lived in Hawkinge for the past 10 years, overseeing his estate agency business House Martins.
16 March 2016
After three decades behind the bar at the Griffin’s Head in Chillenden, licensee Jerry Copestake and wife Karen retired this week. More than 500 customers and former staff flocked to the historic Shepherd Neame pub for a surprise send-off party.