Spooky pumpkin carvers compete…

We advertised a Pumpkin Carving competition before the children’s half-term began, ONLINE of course with parents posting photographs of the spooky creations! Here are some of the entrants. The lucky winners will pick up their Halloween body parts Rossi creations from...

Sharing the love…

As you know the pop-up shop in Scratton Road provides free surplus food to those in need in the community. We have had a huge surplus of bread products some weeks so we’ve started to send it off to Hopefield Animal Sanctuary in Brentwood on a Wednesday with one...

Our very own Covid Unsung Hero

A huge heartfelt thank you went out to MANDIE GROVES this month, our very own ‘Hardie Park’ COVID UNSUNG HERO. Mandie’s efforts over the last seven months running a community pop-up shop from Scratton Road have been admirable. James and Vicki Brabyn on the...

Six of Clubs

We are slowly introducing groups, clubs back into the cafe with Covid guidelines in mind. This means that only SIX participants including the group leader can take part. If you have a group that would like to use the cafe ‘back room’ as a base please get in touch....

Thanks from BRAS

Thurrock BRAS CIC (Baby feeding, Relaxation and Slings) is an organisation covering Thurrock and Basildon founded four years ago by Mandie Groves. They have trained breastfeeding peer supporters and a breastfeeding counsellor and offer online and face to face support...