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  • Kent's Hop Growers Have Reasons to be Cheerful

    05 October 2012

    Brewers, farmers and hop growers gathered to reflect on a challenging year of weather at Shepherd Neame’s annual Hop Blessing service in Faversham, Kent, on October 5. Head brewer Richard Frost, who joined the company in January and was celebrating his first Kentish hop harvest, said: “It has been a difficult year for growers with an exceptionally cold spring and a damp early summer affecting grow

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  • Tempting Thai at The Fountain…

    03 October 2012

    Opposite Sittingbourne train station you’ll find the recently refurbished Fountain. But The Fountain is no ordinary pub. It has a railway-themed interior that reflects its past as a hostelry for passengers in the Victorian era. Not only that but it also serves up a delicious range of authentic Thai cuisine.

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  • RAF Spitfires present £35,800 to charity

    28 September 2012

    News from the RAF Spitfires 7s Rugby Team

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  • Get away from it all at The Plough Inn...

    26 September 2012

    The Plough Inn, Lewson Street is a traditional pub located in a peaceful village where locals, walkers, families and visitors alike are given a warm and friendly welcome by Kevin, Carol and Michael.

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  • Announcement of Full Year Results

    26 September 2012

    Shepherd Neame, the Kent-based brewer and pub operator, today announces results for the 53 weeks ended 30 June 2012. Financial performance: Turnover up 9.6% to £133.0m (2011: £121.3m) Operating profit before exceptionals up 3.7% to £12.7m (2011: £12.3m) Profit before tax up 39.7% to £9.1m (2011: £6.5m) Basic earnings per £1 share up 58.7% to 54.6p (2011: 34.4p)

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