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  • Five minutes with… Brendan McBride - Manager of The Sun, Faversham

    02 June 2014

    Age: 41 Education: Degree in Accountancy from Liverpool University; Personal Licence Career: Various roles at London hotels and bars, progressing from bar staff to assistant manager level; manager of the Old Doctor Butler’s Head in Moorgate from 1999 to 2004; manager of The Spitfire pub in Kings Hill from 2004 to 2008; appointed manager of The Sun in 2008.

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  • Featured Recipe: Pulled Pork

    31 May 2014

    This recipe uses left over Sunday lunch pork joint to make a really tasty American barbecue style snack. Serve in warm pittas with salad, chutney and crackling.

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  • Kent Rugby Team through to Twickenham Final

    30 May 2014

    Kent County RFU’s Senior XV team has made it to the final of this year’s Bill Beaumont Plate Final at Twickenham. The team, sponsored by Faversham-based brewery Shepherd Neame, won a 28-9 victory against Medway RFC on Saturday – and promotion to the top tier of county rugby.

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  • A Taste of Golden Sunshine

    28 May 2014

    Celebrate the arrival of summer with Shepherd Neame’s Goldings Ale, a refreshing brew packed with flavour. The soft golden seasonal ale is made from Kentish First Gold and German Hersbrukker hops, dry hopped with Kentish Goldings grown in gardens close to the Faversham-based brewery.

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  • Pub of the Week: The Abbey Hotel, Battle

    27 May 2014

    The attractive town of Battle gets its name from the Battle of Hastings, which was fought between the Anglo Saxon King Harold and William the Conqueror in 1066.

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