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HoP To It! Summer Activities

  HOP TO IT HAS NOW ENDED – thanks to everyone who came along…we hope you enjoyed it! Outdoor activities in our local parks for young people aged 5 –...

Face masks for Heart of Pitsea Residents

Steph and Gill have been out and about again handing out free washable face masks to residents this week. They met up with lots of our lovely community members. They...

Advertising Support For Small Business

We want to encourage Heart of Pitsea residents to shop local and support small businesses and sole traders within our boundary. Se we are creating a free advertising booklet that...

Community Spirit and Worker Recognition Awards

Would you like to shine the spotlight on an unsung hero that has made a difference to help others within our community, particularly during these difficult times? Do you have...

‘Knock Knock’ Joke Competition!

This competition is now closed We are asking children and young people to send us a ‘Knock Knock’ joke, for the chance of winning a prize!   The can make...

Community Connect Online

Although our Community Connect club is physically closed, we are still meeting up in an online group chat on Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm. It’s amazing how meeting ‘virtually’ can lift...

Questions and Suggestions for the Dipple PPG?

Are you registered with a doctor at the Dipple Medical Centre?  Do you have a question or suggestion you would like to send to your surgery? Then send it to...

‘Make Yourself a Monster’ Competition!

This competition has now closed We are asking children and young people to create a picture of themselves as a monster, with the chance of winning a prize. What’s your...

You are invited to attend the Heart of...

Hear about the Heart of Pitsea’s past year and our future plans The meeting is being held online, via the conferencing platform Zoom Book your ‘seat’ here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/heart-of-pitsea-agm-tickets-107532885756 and a joining...

Men’s Shed In Pitsea? Take our survey

Heart of Pitsea are looking into creating a new project within the area, based upon the national ‘Men’s Shed’ programme, where men can come together to chat, connect and create....

Feel Good Photography Challenge

This competition has now closed. Win it! Heart of Pitsea is calling young people to take some positive, happy photographs in our new competition running throughout May! Get creative and...

Free one-2-one counselling available

We’ve teamed up again with local community counselling charity The Listening Post C.I.C​, to provide them with funding to offer one-2-one counselling to people within our boundary. For more information...

Who? What? When? Where? Competition

This competition has now closed. We are asking children and young people to come up with an idea for a short story or poem with the chance of winning a...

Community Skills Station E-learning

              COMMUNITY SKILLS STATION FREE E-LEARNING FOR HEART OF PITSEA RESIDENTS AND LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES Heart of Pitsea is launching a new e-learning programme,...

We mustn’t take off the COVID-19 brake –...

During the continuing COVID-19 situation we mustn’t take off the brake – stay alert, keep safe and well! Heart of Pitsea is still very much in operation and we are committed...

Spotlight on the Heart of Pitsea Youth Forum

The Local Trust had heard great things about our groundbreaking Youth Forum and sent journalist Ryan Herman to find out what the project is all about. He spent an evening...

Sprinkling some festive sparkle in Pitsea

        Since the Heart of Pitsea project began, our resident committee members have wanted to install some Christmas lights to sprinkle some festive sparkle for the community...

Apples Donated to Salvation Army Christmas Dinner

Apple crumble will be on the menu for 40 people at the Salvation Army annual Christmas Day dinner! Our Incredible Edible leader Chris, delivered apples – picked locally in Pitsea...

Community comes together for Christmas in Pitsea

The weather was incredible kind to us and what an amazing community turn out we had for the Pitsea Community Christmas! Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the entertainment on stage, a fantastic...

Another successful Community Health Market

Thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone who came along to our Community Health Market at the Dipple Medical Centre on Monday 21 October. It was fantastic to have...

We are one of the Basildon @70 heroes!!

We are incredibly proud and pleased to have been chosen as one of the Basildon Borough Council ‘Basildon@70 Heroes’, with a poster in the Eastgate Shopping Centre and a mention in...

Our 2018-19 Celebration & AGM

Thank you to everyone who came along to our 2018/2019 Celebration and AGM on Saturday 15 June at The Chalvedon Community Centre. It was great to see our friends from...

Fabulous feedback for our fun Easter Activities

To celebrate the launch of the new Heart of Pitsea Legacy Park, we hosted a programme of fun activities throughout the Easter Holidays. All held close to the new Children’s...

Heart of Pitsea supporting The Basildon Academies Youth...

The Basildon Academies Youth Enterprise Challenge, Friday 29 March    Just like an exciting episode of ‘The Apprentice’, Heart of Pitsea tasked 8 teams of Basildon Academy students with setting up...

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The Heart of Pitsea newsletter – ‘The Hop’ – is delivered to over 3,500 homes within the SS13 3** postcode area.

It’s packed full of information on Heart of Pitsea, our projects and events and also features articles on local organisations that might interest our readers.

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