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  • Spitfire Flies High at Glittering Awards Ceremony

    25 February 2014

    The redesign of Shepherd Neame’s flagship Spitfire ale scooped a top honour at a national awards ceremony. Created by Tunbridge Wells-based design agency JDO, the revamp took silver in the branded drink packaging category at the Design Business Association’s annual Design Effectiveness Awards.

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  • Call for beer duty freeze to help British economy

    17 February 2014

    More than 900,000 UK jobs depend on Britain’s brewing and pub trade. That is the finding of a new study by Oxford Economics for the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA), which looked at the industry’s impact on employment, wages, and the economy at a local level. 

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  • Former Head Brewer Passes Away

    13 February 2014

    We are very sad to report that Les Wood passed away on Tuesday after a short illness. Les joined Shepherd Neame in 1941 and worked in a variety of roles ending as Head Brewer in the mid 80s. He retired in the early 90s and lived in Brewery premises at Court Street for the rest of his life.

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  • Pub of the Week: The Kings Head, Wye

    12 February 2014

    This week’s featured pub is the incredible Kings Head, that first opened its doors in 1870, situated in the historic village of Wye.

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  • Double Honour for Shepherd Neame

    05 February 2014

    Two Shepherd Neame pubs based in Guildford have been honoured in the town’s Best Bar None Awards, celebrating best practice among the licensed trade.The Britannia was crowned Best Pub, with the runner-up spot taken by The Star.

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