• Pub of the Week: The Conningbrook Hotel, Ashford

    17 June 2014

    The Conningbrook Hotel in Ashford is a traditional hotel and community pub refurbished to modern standards and decorated with a vibrant style.

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  • Five minutes with... Stewart Tricker - Senior Brewer and Quality Manager

    16 June 2014

    Age: 52 Lives:  Bearsted Education: BSc in Chemistry; Chartered Chemist; Diploma in Brewing from the Institute of Brewing and Distilling; Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Advanced; Auditor Training

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  • Enjoy an Evening of Girl Power

    15 June 2014

    Football widows are invited to forget the ‘beautiful game’ and enjoy a fabulous evening of music instead. Top tribute act Curves Aloud will be performing hits by some of pop’s best loved princesses in Faversham this Saturday, June 21.

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  • Featured Recipe: Pressed Pork Terrine

    14 June 2014

    This rustic pâté makes a great starter, Ploughman’s lunch or picnic basket classic. You can play around with the ingredients to make your own variation. Try adding cranberries, dried apricots, steamed asparagus spears, pink peppercorns for a different flavour. Serve on a slate or board with some pickles, homemade chutney and good walnut bread or sour dough toast.

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  • Charity walkers enjoy well-deserved pint

    10 June 2014

    Two charity walkers from Kent have completed a gruelling 80 mile trek from Camber Sands with a well-earned pint at the Shepherd Neame brewery in Faversham.Dr Luke Dawes, 43, and childhood friend Rob Sisley, 44, met as choristers at St Paul’s church in Maidstone aged 11.

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