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Face The Music Quiz Friday 25 February

  The Heart of Pitsea ‘Face The Music’ Quiz Friday 25 February, 6.45pm-9.45pm at The Basildon Upper Academy, Wickford Avenue, Pitsea, SS13 3HL Classical or Country? Funk or Folk? Metal...

Weekly Free Youth Clubs for ages 5-19

Both of the Heart of Pitsea youth clubs are back open after the Christmas break. They are free to attend and run at The Place, Pitsea Leisure Centre on Wednesdays:...

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...

Pitsea Community Christmas Event is BACK!

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 Craig Tyler Trust, 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...

Relaunching our Youth Clubs

      We are very excited to announce that the Heart of Pitsea FREE Wednesday Youth Clubs are now able to fully open up at The Place, Pitsea Leisure Centre and...

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...

Community Connect Club is OPEN

Community Connect Club is open every Wednesday, 6.30pm-8.30pm at The Place, Pitsea Leisure Centre. Our friendly weekly club offers a great opportunity for adults to get out their home, meet...

Read our latest newsletter

If you live within our boundary, our latest newsletter should be dropped through your letterbox very soon. You can read it here This is a bumper, 16 page edition, containing...

We’ve just joined the world of Instagram!

We’ve just joined the world of Instagram! Please give us a follow – search @heartofpitsea or click on this link https://www.instagram.com/heartofpitsea/

Risky Quizness General Knowledge Quiz

THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN HELD.  The winning team donated their £80.00 prize to the Lee Chapel North Helping Hands Food Bank. The runners up donated their £40.00 prize to...

HoP Ahead Grant Scheme

Do you need help with things like equipment, travel, work clothing, childcare costs, trades licence fees to get into education, training or employment? We can provide a one-off grant to...

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...

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...

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...

Part Time Youth Leader Needed

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED We are looking for someone to join our team of Youth Leaders to run our 2 youth clubs – Little Monsters Club (5-10yr olds), YOUnity...

Deadline Closed

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS CLOSED We are looking for a highly motivated, creative and energetic individual with exceptional qualities to help move things forward and inspire new projects, new ways...

Our Youth Clubs are Open!

We are excited to announce that our free, weekly youth clubs are open again! Wednesday afternoons at The Place, Pitsea Leisure Centre: ❤ 4pm-5pm for 5-12 year olds ❤ 5.15pm-6.15pm for 13-18...

Free advertising for local businesses

We are looking into offering free advertising space in our next newsletter to support small businesses in our local area. The newsletter will be delivered to 3,500 homes within the...

Free Incredible Edible Home Growing Kits

THIS OFFER HAS NOW CLOSED Spring is the perfect time to start sowing vegetable seeds at home, no matter how small your garden, or even if you don’t have a...

Apply for a FREE book courtesy of World...

  THIS OFFER HAS NOW CLOSED We are absolutely thrilled to have received free books from the World Book Night 2021 giveaway! We have been gifted 80 copies of Stories...

Smarty Pants General Knowledge Quiz

Calling all you Smarty Pants!  Put your catalogue of random knowledge to the test at our fun general knowledge quiz, 7pm on Friday 2 July. This is a free family...

Supporting the Dipple Medical Centre PPG

Steph and Gill met up with Maggie Venn from the Dipple Medical Centre South Wing Surgery late last week to find out about how the Covid-19 vaccination programme is rolling...

Read our Winter Newsletter

If you live within our boundary, our latest newsletter should have been dropped through your letterbox. You can read it here If you haven’t received it and you’d like a...

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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.