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  • Country Pub Makes Double Donation to Charity

    15 April 2014

    East Kent charity Pilgrims Hospices is to benefit from two fundraising events at the Walnut Tree Inn in Aldington this month. Karen Barrett, licensee at the historic Shepherd Neame pub, welcomed a group of cyclists training for the Pilgrims Hospices Cycle Challenge last week. The group of 36 were cycling around East Kent in preparation for the charity event, and stopped off for morning refreshment

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  • Foodies Flock to Enjoy a Taste of Faversham

    14 April 2014

    Spring is here, and Faversham’s famous hops are shooting up in the gardens surrounding the town. To celebrate their arrival, TasteFaversham came up with the idea of organising a visit to a Teynham hop garden, followed by a Hop Shoots Tasting Dinner at the Carriage Restaurant in Faversham’s Railway Hotel.

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  • Featured Recipe: Pork Belly and Haggis Croquettes

    12 April 2014

    These delicious croquettes are easy to prepare and make an unusual seasonal dish that is a warming light lunch, a great starter or tapas dish.

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  • New Look for Dorking's Oldest Pub

    10 April 2014

    Dorking’s oldest pub, the Kings Arms, has new licensees and a new look. Believed to be the oldest building in the town, dating back to 1405, the Shepherd Neame pub has been taken on by licensees Gurdeep Manku and Rosie Adams. The couple met eight years ago while working at a London pub, and as Rosie was originally from Dorking, they moved back in 2008 when starting a family. The pair became licens

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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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