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  • Shepherd Neame awarded in green tourism scheme

    08 March 2011

    Shepherd Neame brewery has been recognised with a silver award in the Green Tourism Business Scheme. Awards are granted to businesses that are actively engaged in reducing the negative environmental and social impacts of their tourism operations.

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  • Shepherd Neame tops pub food survey

    08 March 2011

    Pubs run by Kent brewer Shepherd Neame have come out on top in an independent survey on the importance of pub food. Shepherd Neame pub food achieved the best ratings among customers of a number of major pub companies across the UK.

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  • Belle Vue scoops top award

    07 March 2011

    A Shepherd Neame pub has been voted the best in Thanet.The Belle Vue in Pegwell Bay came out tops in a reader survey – styled the Pub Oscars – run by the Thanet Times. While categories included Best Landlord in a Leading Role and Best Real Ale Pub, the Belle Vue Tavern walked away with the big one – the Best Pub in Thanet.Journalist Saul Leese, who ran the competition via his column Time, Gentleme

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  • Allotments scheme grows in strength

    02 March 2011

    A community allotment scheme operating on land owned by Shepherd Neame has received a grant of more than £6,000 from the National Lottery.The 29 plots on the previously unused field behind the Plough Inn at Brabourne Lees, near Ashford is now a thriving green-fingered community – and the Awards For All grant of £6,639 means the allotment’s success is set to grow.Things got under way last year when

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  • Ballast Point

    01 March 2011

    Last week I was on holiday trying my level best to get my two teenage sons to do a little bit of work towards their forthcoming GCSE and A-level exams. I had limited success! While I was struggling with my task a home, we had Yuseff Cherney over from Ballast Point Brewing in San Diago. Yuseff has brewed a special beer for the J.D.

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