Over 50s fixture arranged + local projects in March

In a week tinged with sad loss and happy memories of both Paul McCarthy and Tony Pilcher, we all look to future memories as the Fleet hopefully sails on to another victory today against East Thurrock United. Helping to create new memories and as promised, Kenny Clark has organised the first competitive EUFC Over 50s…

Fleet help beat the bounds

I write these notes feeling a bit sore after the inaugural EUFC Over 50s Walking Football Tournament that took place at Stonebridge Road on Wednesday evening before a crowd of at least 15! The Tournament was a great success and, given the print deadlines for this week’s programme, we thought we’d do it proper justice…

Beating the bounds and local recycling

Walkers of all ages are invited to join Gravesham’s Mayor, Councillor Greta Goatley, as she carries on the ancient tradition of “Beating the Bounds” over the weekend of 1 and 2 October – and the Fleet is hosting the starting point for this year’s walk. The borough perimeter is about 35 miles, with approximately six…

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…

Fleet pick up Community award

Ebbsfleet United Football Club were presented with the Community Award at the Dartford & Gravesham Business Awards 2014 on Friday night in a gala dinner held at The Woodville, Gravesend. Fleet staff and their guests were awarded with a certificate and trophy to celebrate “an organisation that for more than 60 years has been at the heart…

Back to football campaign recognised

Ebbsfleet United’s community partners, The Gr@nd Gravesend, were on hand at the PHB Stadium last weekend as their ‘Back to Football’ programme was recognised by MiddletonMurray’s Head of Marketing and PR Steve Sutherland. The programme, launched 12 weeks ago, has been a great success with the first batch of 16 men returning to regular weekly…

Get back to football with The Gr@nd

One of Ebbsfleet United’s community partners, The Gr@nd Gravesend, are running more of their successful ‘Back to Football’ courses during 2014 and early 2015. When they launched the initiative in the early summer, a group of 16 men from Gravesham put on their boots and stepped out onto the pitch at Stonebridge Road to start…