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Question/Suggestion for the Dipple Medical Centre?

Are you a patient at The Dipple Medical Centre? Do you have a question or suggestion you’d like to put forward to your Practice? Get in touch and we will...

Free Incredible Edible Home Growing Kits

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 garden! We’d like to help...

Apply for a FREE book courtesy of World...

We are absolutely thrilled to have received free books from the World Book Night 2021 giveaway! We have been gifted 80 copies of Stories to Make You Smile, a book...

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...

Take part in our new Community Survey

In 2013 and 2017 Heart of Pitsea conducted a survey which asked residents what improvements they would like to see in the area. The responses to these questions helped shape...

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...

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...

Guess the number of Christmas tree decorations

Just a bit of Christmas fun – have a go at guessing how many decorations there are on these three Heart of Pitsea Christmas trees! First Youth Leader Hayley’s pretty...

Community Spirit Award Winner

  Big hand to Rob Bullock, who received one of our Community Spirit Awards last week. Rob has very kindly decided to donate his gift card prize to our local...

‘Yule Log On’ Xmas Quiz

Join us for a fun night in to test your brain cells at our ‘Yule Log On’ Xmas Themed Quiz. This is a free family, community event for teams or...

Help for NHS Hearing Aid Wearers

NHS hearing aid wearers can get their hearing aid re-tubed and cleaned or pick up batteries twice a month at The Dipple Medical Centre. Sessions are run by Hearing Help...

Are you registered at The Dipple Medical Centre?

ARE YOU REGISTERED AT THE DIPPLE MEDICAL CENTRE? Do you feel your surgery is operating well during the Coronavirus pandemic? Do you have a question or suggestion you would like...

Youth Forum members contribute to short film

Stefan and Tiby, from the Heart of Pitsea Youth Forum (Youth YOUnique Generation), recently contributed their thoughts and feelings to a short film produced by the Burnt Lemon Theatre called In The...

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...

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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.