• Five minutes with... Alistair Lycett, Head chef at The Sun Inn, Faversham

    02 January 2015

    Lives: FavershamAge: 46Career: Born in Canterbury, he left Chartham Secondary School at the age of 17 and studied catering at Canterbury College. His first job was as front of house staff for the House of Commons restaurant. He then went to work for a four star hotel in Reims, France, gaining experience in the restaurant and front of house.

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  • Shop Pick: Spitfire Cufflinks

    31 December 2014

    Need a little late Christmas present? Or maybe a thank you gift for that lovely meal over the holidays?This week's Shop Pick is these excellent little Spitfire Cufflinks, delivered in a presentation box.He'll love them.ORDER NOW!  Click here or call us on 01795 542014

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  • Pub of the Week: The Bell Hotel, Sandwich

    30 December 2014

    The Bell Hotel is a majestic, traditional hotel overlooking the River Stour. With Tudor origins, the hotel retains many period features from over the years, while modern touches and delicate updates give the hotel a truly chic, high quality finish.

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  • Honours for Long-Serving Shepherd Neame Employees

    29 December 2014

    Long-serving employees at Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame have been presented with special awards.

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  • Pub of the Week: The Griffin's Head, Chillenden

    23 December 2014

    The Griffins Head is a wonderful ancient pub situated between Canterbury and Deal. The building dates back to the time of Edward I, around 1286, and was originally a farmhouse.

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