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…

New season, new community ventures

Like waiting for Christmas Day, the excitement and anticipation of the start of the new football season is at last over and we all have great hope that Daryl’s squad will get us the promotion that we all crave. The start of the season also brings some frustrations outlined in Peter Varney’s article that we…

MiddletonMurray on the big screen

Any Fleet fans visiting the Showcase Cinema at Bluewater from Friday, July 3rd, might spot a familiar face as the club’s back-of-shirt and community sponsors MiddletonMurray launch their big-screen ‘Become An Apprentice’ advertisement. The advert will be shown at every screen before every film for 12 months. The award-winning recruitment solutions agency earlier this month renewed their…

Back to back for MiddletonMurray

MiddletonMurray – the award-winning recruitment and training company – have renewed both their back-of-shirt and community sponsorships with Ebbsfleet United for the forthcoming 2015/16 season. Having already concluded agreements with Mitsubishi Electric and FFT, this latest deal ensures that all kit sponsorship has now been concluded prior to the players’ return to pre-season training on…

Green light for stadium build

Ebbsfleet United are delighted to have been granted full planning permission for the redevelopment of the Stonebridge Road stand and outline planning approval for the other three sides of the ground following tonight’s meeting at Gravesham Borough Council. The council committee were unanimous in their decision to grant approval with no abstentions and no votes…

Minute’s applause for Stacey

There will be a minute’s applause before Saturday’s kick-off at home to Maidenhead United to commemorate the life of nine-year-old Gravesend girl Stacey Mowle who lost her brave five-year battle against neuroblastoma cancer on Friday morning. Relatives of Stacey, of Trafalgar Road, set up The Stacey Mowle Appeal in the hope of raising £500,000 and the chance…