Nicked on the river! Fleet players get involved on the Thames

The club would like to say a big thank you to our friends at MVS who helped put on a fantastic ‘Fleet on the River’ event yesterday which resulted in more than 75 trips on the River Thames for disabled young people and their carers. Kenny Clark, Nathan Ashmore, Aaron McLean, Jack Powell and Hooky,…

Join Fleet players at our community river day

Fleet players will be getting shipshape in April for our community “Fleet on the River Day” which is aimed to give local disabled children a fun day out during the Easter holidays. Nathan Ashmore, Danny Kedwell, Jack Powell and Aaron McLean will join Kenny Clark and nautical club mascot Hooky for the day which will take place…

Community Partners get glimpse at Hub build

As the new main stand really takes shape and the internal fit-out becomes the focus for our principal contractor, TSP, Kenny and I took the chance this week to show our Community Partners around the space that will become the club’s Community Hub by the end of the season. Hard hats were donned by all…

River Day and Community Day announced by EUFC

New Year 2017 seems an age and three games ago, but the Chinese New Year begins on 28th January and celebrations run for two weeks! Gravesham Council are running a series of events to support these celebrations on Tuesday, 31st January, including a “Waking of the Lion” parade starting from Gravesend Borough Market to Community…

Big thanks to Fleet fans from Gravesend MVS

At the Maidenhead game on Saturday 19th November the club welcomed the Gravesend Maritime Volunteer Service to Stonebridge Road to help raise money for the unit. Michael Hegarty (Head of Unit) has written to Fleet club director Stuart Butler-Gallie thanking Fleet fans for their generous support in raising £420 (after Gift Aid) on the day….

Fleet firm up closer links with MVS

We welcome our Community Partners, Gravesend Maritime Volunteer Services and Annie, one of the Unit’s two RIBs (Rigid Inflatable Boats – the other RIB is called Storm) used in its great work on the River Thames that runs so close to the home of the Fleet. The Unit’s activities include services as part of the…