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  • New Beginnings for the Historic Dover Castle Inn

    08 April 2014

    Two new faces are behind the bar at the Dover Castle Inn in Teynham. Phil Hope and Rebecca Anderson have just moved into the historic 17th century coaching inn, situated in the quaint Swale village. Faversham-born Phil had been running his own maintenance and gardening business locally, while Rebecca was managing a London pub, but the couple wanted to live and work together. Rebecca said: “I grew

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  • Top Honour for ‘One in a Million’ Hotel Employee

    07 April 2014

    An employee at the Royal Albion Hotel in Broadstairs has been named Hospitality Employee of the Year in the Pride in Thanet Tourism Awards. Aram Rawf, part of the front-of-house team at the seaside retreat, also received the overall Pride in Thanet Tourism Award during the glittering ceremony, organised by Thanet District Council.

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  • By George, Dragonfire is a Great Ale!

    04 April 2014

    Enjoy a taste of England with Shepherd Neame’s new Dragonfire Ale. Created to commemorate St George’s Day, it combines barley, oats, rye and wheat with two English hop varieties – Goldings and First Gold – in addition to a fiery secret ingredient.

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  • Shepherd Neame’s Generation Ale is the ladies’ choice

    03 April 2014

    Dea Latis, a group of female beer enthusiasts and industry experts, recently hosted its fifth annual beer and chocolate tasting. Twenty guests gathered in the Clarence pub on Whitehall to taste six beers, including Shepherd Neame’s Generation Ale, each paired with a chocolate chosen to enhance the flavours in each.

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  • Shepherd Neame's Visitor Centre Shortlisted for Tourism Award

    02 April 2014

    Shepherd Neame’s award-winning Visitor Centre has been shortlisted for the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2014. The honours celebrate the best of English tourism, and Britain’s oldest brewer is one of just five finalists in the Small Visitor Attraction Category. Its Visitor Centre is set in a beautifully-restored medieval hall house on the historic brewery site in Faversham.

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