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  • Budget 2014 – new poll shows belt-tightened Britons want ‘Same again, George!’ with a cut or freeze in beer duty

    11 March 2014

    The BBPA has published the full results of a new YouGov poll analysing how Britons are coping with the cost of living, which reveals that almost a fifth of workers are putting off going out to the pub until payday, because we can’t afford it. The poll, which featured in today’s Sun newspaper, sparked an editorial calling for a cut in beer duty in next week’s Budget.

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  • Pub of the Week: The Warren Inn, Romney Marsh

    11 March 2014

    Situated at the heart of Romney Marsh to the North East of New Romney, The Warren Inn is a friendly and cosy traditional Victorian Pub. The pub's ideal location makes it the perfect place to grab some lunch or relax in the evening on a family day out.

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  • MP Hugh Robertson is Named Beer Champion

    10 March 2014

    Faversham and Mid Kent MP Hugh Robertson received a special award today, in recognition of his work to help secure last year’s historic cut in beer duty in the Budget. Jonathan Neame, chief executive of Faversham-based brewery Shepherd Neame, presented Mr Robertson with the new ‘Beer Champion’ award.

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  • Featured Recipe: Aubergine Parmigiana

    08 March 2014

    Delicious alternative to pasta, this dish is wheat free and vegetarian. Serve it with a rocket salad.

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  • Announcement of Interim Results 2013

    05 March 2014

    Shepherd Neame, the Kent-based brewer and pub operator, today announces results for the 26 weeks ended 28 December 2013.   Highlights include: Turnover up 4.7% to £72.5m (2012: £69.2m)

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