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  • Enjoy an Evening of Country Hits

    06 July 2014

    If you didn’t bag tickets to see country legend Dolly Parton at Glastonbury last weekend, you can still enjoy an evening of her greatest hits closer to home. Acclaimed tribute artist Kelly O'Brien will be performing as the Southern superstar in Faversham on Saturday, July 12.

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  • Featured Recipe: King Prawn Skewers

    05 July 2014

    King prawns on skewers, stuffed with Thai spices. Ideal for barbecuing or as a starter with mixed leaves and citrus mayo.

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  • It’s toodle pip to cor-blimey as modern slang becomes totes amazeballs

    03 July 2014

    If words such as LOL, tidy, selfie and innit mean nothing to you then it might be time you brushed up on your modern slang, with a new poll from Spitfire Ale showing these new terms are catching up with old traditional British sayings. The premium ale brand asked people which slang words and terms – old and new- they use in everyday speech and while almost half still surveyed admit they still say things such as ‘cock-up’ and ‘get your knickers in a twist’, only one in ten at most use terms such as balderdash, cor-blimey, golly gosh, toff and spiffing.

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  • Teenager Uncovers Shepherd Neame Treasure

    01 July 2014

    A Shepherd Neame beer bottle dating back more than 100 years has been discovered by a teenager on a woodland walk. 16-year-old Malachi Swaine, from Herne Bay, was trekking in West Blean woods when he found the bottle, covered in moss next to a tree.

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  • Five minutes with... Jean Timmons - Senior Brewer

    30 June 2014

    Age: 58 Lives: Faversham Education: Degree in industrial microbiology and biochemistry from Nottingham University; Degree in medical microbiology and biochemistry from Nottingham University; Brewing Diploma; adult education lecturer accreditation.

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