• Herne Bay Pub Reopens After £210,000 Refurbishment

    11 December 2015

    The Four Fathoms in Herne Bay has reopened after a major £210,000 transformation. The historic town centre pub, which dates back to the mid-1800s, closed to the public at the start of October. The extensive programme of work included repainting the pub inside and out, installing new flooring, adding a snug, refitting the bar and revamping the toilets, plus new furniture and décor throughout.

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  • Best of Beer Writing Honoured in Guild of Beer Writers Awards

    09 December 2015

    Beer writer, blogger and photographer Breandán Kearney was named Beer Writer of the Year 2015 at the British Guild of Beer Writers’ annual awards ceremony, staged last week in London.

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  • Pub of the Week: The Aviator, Sheerness

    08 December 2015

    If there is one pub that is wholeheartedly ready for Christmas, it has to be The Aviator, on the Isle of Sheppey. This popular pub, which in the summer months is well known for being adorned with flowers of all types and colours, is now sporting a display of a different kind – a festive array of Christmas lights!

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  • Shepherd Neame Catering Manager Wins Top Award

    05 December 2015

    Shepherd Neame’s catering manager and wedding functions co-ordinator Samantha Jeal has won a top honour in this year’s Beautiful South Tourism Awards. She was presented with the Unsung Hero Award for Customer Service at a glittering awards ceremony at Brighton’s Grand Hotel on Wednesday, 2nd December. Samantha, who has worked at the brewery since 2007, was praised by judges for her excellence and

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  • New Chef Mentors Appointed by Shepherd Neame

    03 December 2015

    Five Shepherd Neame head chefs have been handpicked to become mentors across the family brewer’s retail estate in London and the South East. They have been chosen in recognition of their experience and outstanding skills, and will now undergo management training to become mentors.

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