Festive feel in Gravesham

It’s all things Christmassy in the borough this weekend as Gravesham Council’s final Frost Fair for Christmas 2017 is to be held at the refurbished Gravesend Borough Market over the weekend of 16th/17th December. It is themed ‘all things Christmas’ and Fleet fans wanting to attend are being asked to dress up in anything to…

Fleet take to the Silk River

The Fleet is delighted to be hosting the start of Gravesham Borough Council’s involvement in the Silk River Project this coming Thursday, 21st September. As previously mentioned in my notes for the AFC Fylde game, as part of a year-long programme marking the 70th anniversary of Indian independence and the cultural relationship with the UK,…

Council to hear stand planning application

In between all the work to prepare for Saturday’s promotion final, staff at the Fleet are busy behind the scenes readying the final details ahead of our Plough End planning application hearing. Gravesham Borough Council has indicated that its Regulatory Board (Planning) will now hear the club’s planning application on Wednesday, 17th May. It takes place at the…

Bopping for the borough – Fleet support record attempt

Some of the first-team’s best headers of the ball donned head-boppers at a training session at Stonebridge Road to promote this year’s Gravesham Borough Council Guinness World Record attempt. First there were elves and then there were Christmas jumpers – but this year’s Guinness World Record attempt will be an attempt to get the highest…

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….

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…

Council leader backs Fleet proposals

The Labour leader of Gravesham Borough Council, John Burden, has added his initial support to Fleet’s stadium ambitions – though cautioned that everything is still subject to planning permission being granted. The Fleet are set to submit their planning proposals this week and Mr Burden told BBC Radio Kent that the club has worked with…

Families get a flavour of Fleet training

Ebbsfleet United continued to build solid community links as the club threw open its doors to families taking part in the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile. Fleet’s first-team coach Dave Jupp took a group of young people on a training session at Stonebridge Road as part of their preparations for the mile run. The youngsters got to…

Fleet back Council bid for world record

Ebbsfleet United is working with Gravesham Borough Council to publicise an event that aims to put the town in the Guinness Book of Records. The Council is attempting to break a world record for the largest gathering of people dressed as Santa’s elves. The world record is currently held by Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, and they recorded…