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COVID-19 Updates

    Chief Executive's message 27 November 2020

    27th November 2020

    A message from our Chief Executive, Jonathan Neame, following the Government announced that we will remain under tough restrictions at the end of this current lockdown, with 99% of the country in the highest two tiers and the whole of Kent in Tier 3.

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    CHIEF EXECUTIVE’S MESSAGE 3rd NOVEMBER 2020

    3rd November 2020

    A message from our Chief Executive, Jonathan Neame, following the announcement by our Government of a second national lockdown from Thursday, November 5 in response to the rising number of COVID-19 case numbers across the whole of the UK.

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    TRADING UPDATE AND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

    8th October 2020

    Since our last update on 1 July 2020, nearly all of our pubs have re-opened, traded successfully and benefitted from the Eat Out To Help Out Scheme across the summer. Our London pubs have been the last to open and most of these in the last few weeks.

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    Chief Executive's Announcement 24th September 2020

    24th September 2020

    ​​We have today launched an extensive communications campaign across our estate to amplify the latest measures, including the Rule of Six, compulsory masks for team members and customers, and mandatory table service

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    CHIEF EXECUTIVE'S ANNOUNCEMENT 4th JULY 2020

    4th July 2020

    After 15 long weeks of closure, I am absolutely delighted that today we can welcome you back to our pubs!

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    TWO THIRDS OF PUBS TO OPEN BY END OF JULY, LIQUIDITY SECURED FOR THE FORSEEABLE FUTURE

    1st July 2020

    Shepherd Neame is pleased to announce that, following the lifting of restrictions on hospitality businesses by the Government, we expect to re-open at least two thirds of our pubs by the end of July. Further, the Company’s financial position has been strengthened with the agreement of a £25 million borrowing facility utilising the UK Government’s Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme.

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    BRITAIN’S OLDEST BREWER SOURCES NEW PUB SIGNAGE FROM BRITAIN’S BRAVEST MANUFACTURING COMPANY

    26th June 2020

    Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame will begin reopening its pub estate on July 4 and extensive preparations are underway, including new safety signage for every one of its 320 sites. Shepherd Neame is proud to be sourcing this signage locally from its Charity of the Year, Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI). Based in Aylesford, Kent

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    CHIEF EXECUTIVE'S ANNOUNCEMENT

    23rd June 2020

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    SHEPHERD NEAME PLEDGES CONTINUED FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR ITS LICENSEES

    15th June 2020

    Shepherd Neame is today (Monday, June 15) announcing its rental proposals for licensees following the anticipated reopening of pubs on July 4.

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    SHEPHERD NEAME REOPENS ITS BREWERY SHOP TO THE PUBLIC

    15th June 2020

    Shepherd Neame is today reopening its brewery shop in Faversham after almost three months of lockdown.

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    BRITAIN’S OLDEST BREWER RESUMES CASK ALE PRODUCTION

    12th June 2020

    With less than three weeks to go until the proposed reopening of pubs on July 4, Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame has resumed brewing cask ale.

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    SHEPHERD NEAME SUPPORTS LOCAL MANUFACTURER WITH LARGE ORDER FOR PROTECTIVE MASKS

    28th May 2020

    Shepherd Neame is continuing its efforts to support local businesses by ordering 3,000 cloth face masks for its team members from a Kent company.

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