We cleaned up just in time for Christmas

A big thank you to all the Fleet fans and volunteers from the Northfleet Big Local who took to the streets in the rain on the morning of the Oxford City game to take part in the Community Clean Up Event organised jointly with our partners at Gravesham Borough Council and the Northfleet Big Local….

National League supports Poppy Appeal

The National League is combining forces with The Royal British Legion over the forthcoming weeks to raise the awareness of their annual Poppy Appeal and how those financial contributions aid the sterling work done to support members of our armed forces who need care in our communities at this time. All 68 National League clubs…

Fleet trio to support clean-up

Ebbsfleet United players Lloyd Harrington, Theo Lewis and Alex Osborn will be in attendance to support the local Community Clean-up event on Saturday morning (November 7th). The Community Clean-up is part of a council programme to improve the look and feel of the Borough’s streets and the Fleet have joined forces with them and Northfleet Big Local…

Fleet players to back Black History Month

Fleet players and coaches including Anthony Acheampong, Aiden Palmer and Osei Sankofa will be joining club director Stuart Butler-Gallie and Assistant to General Manager, Dean Pooley, at the Black History Month Gala Event at The Woodville, Gravesend, this Wednesday starting at 11.00am. Gravesham Council is working in partnership with the Kent Equality Cohesion Council, The…

Don’t give up on giving up

Tonight we all hope that we can finish what we started back on 18th August, before the lights went out! If the lads can achieve this, ask yourself could you start something by stopping smoking for 28 days in October, giving yourself five times more chance of stopping smoking for good. The Stoptober campaign is a…

Be there for BBQ and Bounds-beating!

An event for Fleet fans to make a note of, where they can show their support for one of our local Community Partners, is the Community BBQ organised by community gardening initiative, No Walls Gardens, which takes place on Friday, 25th September, at The Secret Garden, The Hill, Northfleet, 4.30 – 6.30 pm. If you can…

Help charity with Pooley’s pedal power

Former Fleet defender Dean Pooley is teaming up with our Principal Sponsors Mitsubishi Electric to take up the gruelling challenge of cycling the “Mitsubishi Electric Burma Cycle”. The event takes place between 27th January and 9th February next year and covers 470km of uneven terrain — and Dean has accepted the challenge to raise as much money as…

Get to the heart of your heritage

My notes this week are dedicated to letting you know about some of the forthcoming events this September being held by one of our key Community Partners, The Gr@nd… Gravesend Heritage Tour Saturday, 12th September 2015 Location: Meeting 1pm outside Gravesend Library, Windmill Street Explore the heart of Gravesend’s heritage and secrets on Saturday, 12th…

No Limit Street Band to play at Stones clash

Winning is a great feeling and it certainly helps the team if Fleet fans are right behind them throughout a game. The performance on the pitch at Maidstone United was matched by the travelling 300 Fleet fans who out-sung the 2,000 strong Maidstone home crowd. As the return fixture rapidly approaches, I have been talking…

Fleet to be involved with Black History Month

This week I have been discussing the Fleet’s involvement in the annual Black History Month celebrations taking place in Gravesham during the month of October with the African Caribbean Forum Kent (ACFK). Black History Month has been celebrated in the UK since 1987 and the black community uses this history month as an opportunity to…