• 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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  • Featured Recipe: Roast Turkey with Porcini Mushroom Stuffing

    20 December 2014

    The basis for a sumptuous Christmas dinner with all the trimmings or more simple supper with potatoes and steamed vegetables.

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  • Faversham Remembers First World War Hero

    19 December 2014

    Hundreds of people packed Faversham town centre for the unveiling of a memorial stone to First World War hero Lieutenant General Sir Philip Neame VC. Faversham-born Neame, cousin of Percy Beale Neame, the first Neame to join with the Shepherds to form Shepherd Neame, was awarded the Victoria Cross (VC) in 1914 in honour of his heroic actions during a battle in Neuve Chapelle, France.

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  • Jonathan Neame to become Chairman of Visit Kent

    18 December 2014

    Jonathan Neame has been appointed Chairman elect of Visit Kent.  Jonathan, who is Chief Executive of family brewer Shepherd Neame, will succeed Amanda Cottrell OBE who has been Chairman of Visit Kent for seven years. Jonathan will take over from Amanda when she stands down as Chairman at the end of 2015.

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