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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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  • Media Reports Regarding Beer's Sugar Content

    01 April 2014

    Following media coverage of a new study regarding the amount of sugar in beer, British Beer and Pub Association policy manager Steve Livens explains why, in truth, a pint of beer typically contains less than a teaspoon of sugar.

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  • Pub of the Week:The Hook & Hatchet, Hucking

    31 March 2014

    A couple are celebrating the completion of a major refurbishment project at the Hook & Hatchet at Hucking near Maidstone. Licensees David Bacon and Charlotte Clarke have spent the past three months working to restore the traditional pub, set high on the North Downs next to the Woodland Trust’s beautiful 560 acre Hucking Estate.

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  • Coastal Hotel reopens after £1.4 million makeover

    26 March 2014

    The Botany Bay Hotel at Kingsgate near Broadstairs has reopened following a £1.4 million refurbishment by Britain’s oldest brewer, Shepherd Neame. Formerly known as the Fayreness Hotel, it is situated in one of the most picturesque spots on the British coast, overlooking the spectacular Botany Bay.

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  • The Winners of The Taste of Kent Awards 2014

    25 March 2014

    Celebrations will be taking place across the county tonight, Thursday 13 March, as the winners of The Taste Of Kent Awards 2014 are announced at a black tie dinner held at the Kent County Showground. The winners have been selected by an expert panel of judges from three finalists who were shortlisted for each award category.

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