• 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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  • The Best Things Come in Small Packages

    26 May 2014

    The third Faversham Model Railway Exhibition is taking place on Saturday, June 7. Train enthusiasts of all ages are sure to enjoy the one-day event, featuring more than 15 working model railways and tramways, ranging from 2mm to 1ft, to ¾” to 1ft. Layouts will include Ashington, Wooton, Chillingbourne, Hawkhurst, Avon Junction, Kerswell & Tidmeric, Mollsend, The Trench and Adams Row.

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  • Featured Recipe: Beer Battered Vegetables with Sweet Chilli Dipping Sauce

    24 May 2014

    A British take on Japanese tempura vegetables, great as a bar snack or British tapas with a spicy dip.

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  • Pub of the Week: The New Inn, Murston

    20 May 2014

    New licensees have moved into the New Inn at Murston, near Sittingbourne, and plan to introduce food for the first time, along with live music and entertainment. Sam Drury and Keiron Parrish both have extensive experience in the pub trade, and after years working in other industries, decided it was time to fulfil their dream of running a pub together.

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  • Five minutes with… Ian Barsby - Trade Quality Services Manager

    19 May 2014

    Ian joined Shepherd Neame as a Technician in 1996, was promoted to Supervisor in 1998, and appointed Trade Quality Services Manager in 2000.

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