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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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  • Shop Pick: Brewery Tour Gift Certificate for Two

    17 December 2014

    This week's Shop Pick is the Christmas present saviour - our Brewery Tour Gift Certificate for Two!

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  • Pub Karaoke Contest Raises Over £7,000 for Children's Charity

    16 December 2014

    A month-long karaoke competition at The Telegraph pub in Deal raised over £7,000 for the Make A Wish Foundation. Dawn James, licensee at the Shepherd Neame pub in Hamilton Road, launched the event in November. A total of 15 customers entered the first round, which was judged by Dawn, along with local music enthusiasts and Telegraph regulars Alan Herbert and Bruce Adams.

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  • Pub of the Week: The Market Inn, Faversham

    16 December 2014

    The Market Inn, Faversham is a Victorian pub just out of the town centre, originally built to serve the town’s increasing population around the time of the arrival of the railway.  This year the pub celebrated its 150th anniversary, and enjoyed an external makeover, giving it a clean, fresh look.The pub has been adapted over the years, but retains separate public and saloon bars, as well as a more

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