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  • The Budget 2014 heralds another penny off a pint

    19 March 2014

    Commentating on another historic beer duty cut in today’s Budget, Shepherd Neame chief executive and chairman of the British Beer and Pub Association, Jonathan Neame, said: “This is exceptional news for the UK beer and pubs sector. Last year’s cut was warmly welcomed, but it is clear the Treasury accepts the position that sustained support of the industry will secure jobs and investment.”  

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  • Pub of the Week: The Chimney Boy, Faversham

    18 March 2014

    A couple who met working at the London Olympics are now championing a very different venture – the Chimney Boy in Faversham. Nicola McCullagh and Michael Payne have just become licensees of the historic Shepherd Neame pub, situated in Preston Street near the town’s railway station.

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  • Spilling the beans on a Fantastic New Coffee Experience

    12 March 2014

    The perfect cup of coffee is now on offer at your favourite pub. Whether you are looking to enjoy some time out on your own or with friends, or need to grab a hot drink on the go, Shepherd Neame’s new Coffee & Ale House brand is the perfect choice.

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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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