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Popcorn and Couch Potatoes TV & Film Quiz

We guarantee you will have a fun night out at our ‘Popcorn & Couch Potatoes’ TV & Film Quiz ! Great value at just £2.00 per person – individuals, couples,...

Youth Forum members needed!

The Heart of Pitsea YOUth YOUnique Generation Youth Forum is looking for new members! Are you between the ages of 13 and 17? Are you interested in creating opportunities and...

Chalvedon Club to host a Queen’s 70th Jubilee...

The Chalvedon Community Association and Social Club are holding a picnic to celebrate the Queen’s 70th Jubilee on Sunday 5 June from 1pm-5pm.  The event is being held on the...

Summer Events 2022

Heart of Pitsea will be hosting some fun activities in the park this summer. There will be a variety of activities including crazy golf, football, basketball, tennis, croquet and some...

Young Climate Change Ambassadors

Are you aged 10-14 years? Heart of Pitsea is setting up a new youth group to work on environmental social action projects in the community including: Planting, and growing fruit...

Possible Men’s Shed for Pitsea

Men’s Shed is a national organisation that is aimed at improving the mental health and wellbeing of men. Heart of Pitsea and The Craig Tyler Trust are working together to...

A.C.T.I.O.N (Against Crime Together In Our Neighbourhood)

Heart of Pitsea is pleased to announce that we are starting a new two-year crime awareness project called A.C.T.I.O.N (Against Crime Together In Our Neighbourhood). We will be working with...

Another Egg-cellent Easter Trail

We received so much positive feedback following our first free Easter Trail last year, our resident members decided to run it again over this Easter holiday. So we created a...

Funding for BOSP to help young people with...

Picture © BOSP:  Young people cooking up a storm at the BOSP Skills 4 Life project at Wat Tyler Country Park. Funding for BOSP to help young people with disabilities...

Volunteers needed to spruce up the Pitsea Pots!

We are searching for volunteers to help spruce up the Plant Pots on Northlands Pavement, which are not looking their finest! We have allocated some funding to purchase bulbs, plants...

New Nature Zone for the Legacy Park

Basildon Council are creating a new wildlife friendly Nature Zone in the wooded area on the Legacy Park behind Northlands Primary School and Winifred Road. The eco-plans within the project...

FREE Easter Trail around The Heart of Pitsea

THE EASTER TRAIL HAS NOW CLOSED.  THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO TOOK PART AND FOR YOUR FANTASTIC FEEDBACK       Download your FREE Easter trail sheet below.  Follow the...

Face The Music Quiz Night

OUR QUIZ NIGHT HAS NOW BEEN HELD – WE WILL BE SETTING A DATE FOR OUR NEXT ONE SOON! The Heart of Pitsea ‘Face The Music’ Quiz Friday 22 April,...

Tuesday Walk and Talk Group

Would you like to get out from home, get some gentle exercise and make new friends? Then why not join our friendly walk and talk group?! We meet at the...

Our Plan of Action!

Heart of Pitsea is now implementing an ‘Action Plan’ which will take our project through to March 2024 and potentially the end of our Big Local journey. Our plan outlines:...

Weekly Free Youth Clubs for ages 5-19

Both of the Heart of Pitsea youth clubs are open. They are free to attend and run at The Place, Pitsea Leisure Centre on Wednesdays: Little Monsters (for ages 5-10)...

Closed for Christmas 22 December-4 January 2022

Everyone at Heart of Pitsea would like to wish you a wonderful Christmas and a very happy New Year. We will be closing down for the festive period on Wednesday...

Youth Forum funding for Basildon Academies event

Heart of Pitsea is incredibly proud of the young people in our Youth Forum for providing funding from their budget to help The Basildon Academies with their ‘Winter Wonderland’ event...

You’re Invited to our AGM

You are invited to the Heart of Pitsea Lunch and AGM. On Saturday 27 November, 11.00am-13.00pm at the Chalvedon Community Centre, Pitsea SS13 3QX. We will be talking about everything...

Pitsea Community Christmas Event is BACK!

**THIS EVENT HAS HAPPENED** Saturday 4 December, 11am-4pm on Northlands Pavement. This year’s event includes: Side Shows Youth Market Challenge Community Stalls, including Basildon Heritage, Peabody, Basildon Neighbourhood Watch, The...

Tracey Griffith joins Heart of Pitsea

Heart of Pitsea is thrilled to welcome Tracey Griffith to the team as our newly appointed Project Coordinator. Tracey comes to us with bags of local knowledge, having been a...

Smarty Pants Quiz 24 September

  Calling all you Smarty Pants! Put your catalogue of random knowledge to the test at our fun general knowledge quiz, 7pm-10pm on Friday 24 September at the Basildon Upper...

Heart of Pitsea Eco Warriors

THE ECO WARRIORS SUMMER EVENT SERIES HAS NOW ENDED – THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO TOOK PART We are on the look-out for young Eco Warriors to help protect their...

Office Closed ’til 19th July

Our office is closed for a bit while our Administrator Gill is on annual leave. She will be back on Monday 19 July, so if you have an non urgent...

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