Pub Commemorates World's First Black Sporting Superstar

01 September 2015

A permanent memorial to pioneering black boxer Bill Richmond was unveiled at the Tom Cribb pub in London on Wednesday, August 26.Born into slavery in America, Richmond travelled to England in the 1770s thanks to the kindly intervention of Earl Hugh Percy, a British soldier renowned for his humanitarianism.

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Surrey Pub Enjoys Stylish £150,000 Makeover

26 August 2015

The Poyntz Arms in East Molesey, Surrey, has two new faces behind the bar, and a new look.  Licensees Michael O’Reilly and son Corey took over the Shepherd Neame pub in April this year. Since then, the pair have undertaken a joint £150,000 refurbishment with the brewery. 

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Pub of the Week: The Chequers Inn, Lamberhurst

25 August 2015

The Chequers Inn at Lamberhurst is an historic 15thcentury pub on the riverside at Lamberhurst, near Tunbridge Wells. Originally built in 1137 as a manor house, the building later became a pub in the 1400s, continuing to the present day to provide a friendly welcome to both locals and visitors alike.

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Pub of the Week: The Imperial, Southborough

19 August 2015

The Imperial is a traditional pub in the small town of Southborough, just a couple of miles outside the historic spa town of Tunbridge Wells - a friendly, classic ‘local’ style of pub, combined with an authentic Italian dining experience.

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Wacky Wheelie Bin Race Raises Over £3,000 for Charity

13 August 2015

This year’s Wheelie Bin Race at the Three Horseshoes pub in Hernhill, near Faversham, raised £3,128 for charity. Launched at the Shepherd Neame pub more than a decade ago, the annual event sees teams of four racing elaborately decorated bins through the village.

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