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Celebrating the Heart of Pitsea journey

It is amazing to think that Heart of Pitsea has been running for over 10 years!  During that time, we have provided hundreds of projects in the area and we are...

You are invited to our Hullabaloo!!

On Saturday 23 March, we are hosting a FREE community event to celebrate everything the Heart of Pitsea Big Local project has achieved!  Everyone is welcome and we hope you...

Heart of Pitsea Resident Survey

Heart of Pitsea have conducted regular surveys which have asked residents what improvements they would like to see in the area. The responses to these questions helped shape our aims...

Heart of Pitsea AGM lunch

You are invited to the Heart of Pitsea Lunch and AGM on Thursday 5 October, 11.30am-13.00pm at the Chalvedon Community Centre, Chalvdeon Square, Pitsea SS13 3QX. We will be talking...

Summertime TEN Summer Holiday Events 2023

Heart of Pitsea is pleased to announce our Summertime TEN summer holiday events programme! This year we are running 10 fantastic FREE events as follows: Multi Sports Fun Days Corey...

Bright Sparks General Knowledge Quiz 3 November

Friday 3 November, 6.45pm at The Basildon Academies, Wickford Avenue, Pitsea (SS13 3HL). Create your own team of up to 8 or join a table on the night.  Cash prizes...

Walk & Talk With Us

Our Heart of Pitsea walking group have braved the weather and continued to meet up every week all throughout the winter with only a few sessions rained off. They have...

Update on our plans for a Men’s Shed

Heart of Pitsea have been given permission by Basildon council to place a ‘Men’s Shed’ next to Chalvedon Community Centre. Men’s Sheds are community spaces for men to get together...

Volunteers tending the Pitsea Pots

Our lovely resident volunteers have been regularly tending the large Pitsea plant pots at Northlands Pavement. London & Cambridge Properties kindly donated some money for us to purchase some new...

Young Climate Change Ambassadors

Our Young climate Change Ambassadors have been busy over the past 6 months.  They made an energy saving flyer that was delivered to 5000 homes in the area; they have...

Thank you Heart of Pitsea volunteers!

Heart of Pitsea wouldn’t be able to provide our projects and events without our fabulous volunteers! So, we would like to say a huge thank you for all the hours...

Improvements help the Heart of Pitsea Legacy Park...

  It is great to see the two new benches – paid for by Heart of Pitsea and installed by Basildon Council – now in place at The Legacy Park...

Sterling work by the Heart of Pitsea youth...

Heart of Pitsea’s youth forum – Youth YOUnique Generation – have continued to do sterling work establishing projects and initiatives for young people in the Pitsea area. Last year saw...

Round up of the Pitsea Community Christmas Event...

The Pitsea Community Christmas Event, held on Saturday 3 December 2022, was another huge success and very well attended. The Basildon & Pitsea Carnival Association kindly coordinated the entertainment programme,...

Our youth clubs continue to be a huge...

Heart of Pitsea’s two Youth Clubs continue to be a huge hit, with around 45-50 local young people attending each week. For youngsters aged 5-11, our Little Monsters club provides...

Easter Riddle Hunt NOW CLOSED

Our ‘What Am I’ Easter Trail HAS NOW CLOSED Thank you to everyone who took part – we hope you enjoyed it! And a huge thank you to R&R Carpets,...

A.C.T.I.O.N. Crime Awareness Project Pop-Up 3 April

On Monday 3 April, meet our Project Coordinator Tracey and our Project Support Worker Gill to have a chat, find out about what’s coming up within our A.C.T.I.O.N. crime awareness...

Listen to our Podcast on Loan Sharks and...

The England Illegal Lending Money Team investigates and prosecutes illegal money lenders while supporting those who have borrowed money from a loan shark.  It is estimated that there are 1.08...

‘The 2 Johns Internet Safety Sessions

As part of our A.C.T.I.O.N. (Against Crime Together In Our Neighbourhood) project, Heart of Pitsea funded ‘The 2 Johns’ from eSafety Training to deliver internet safety sessions to pupils in...

‘Hasta La Quizta Baby’ Film & TV Quiz...

Join us at our ‘Hasta La Quizta Baby’ Film & TV Quiz! Friday 9 June, 6.45pm at The Basildon Academies, Wickford Avenue, Pitsea (SS13 3HL). Create your own team of...

Youth Clubs Christmas Calendar

Our Youth Clubs will only be closed for one session over the Christmas period – that’s Wednesday 28 December.  We will reopen on Wednesday 4 January.

‘Strike The Right Note’ Music Quiz 24 February

  Join us at our ‘Strike The Right Note’ Music Quiz! Friday 24 February, 6.45pm at The Basildon Academies, Wickford Avenue, Pitsea (SS13 3HL). Create your own team of up...

FREE Festive Trail running until 16 December

THE COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS TRAIL HAS NOW CLOSED – THANK YOU FOR TAKING PART Win a FREE chocolate reward! Follow the clues to find 5 of the 10 pictures of things...

Cunning Craniums Quiz Friday 11 November

Fire up your inner fox and join us at our Cunning Craniums General Knowledge quiz! Friday 11 November, 6.45pm at The Basildon Academies, Wickford Avenue, Pitsea (SS13 3HL). Create your...

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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.

Do you have any images of the local area or stories you’d like to share with us? Interested in advertising in our next issue? Email admin@heartofpitsea.co.uk.