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Would you consider yourself an online shop-aholic? Don’t worry if you are… With everything moving online, shopping down Oxford Street almost seems like a thing of the past. However, have you ever taken a step back and thought about the transparency of the companies you’re actually handing your credit card details over to?

This week @HereEast interview the lady behind the new company @ProvenanceHQ which share the stories behind the online shops we love to buy from, in hope of empowering both the consumers and the sellers. Let’s take a look at…

@HereEast’s interview with start-up @ProvenanceHQ: #MakerMonday with Jessi Baker

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We can’t help but feel like excited children whenever Pancake Day comes around. There’s something about eating a dessert for dinner that feels very rebellious, and the act of extravagantly tossing our food into the air is still just as exciting as when we were 10 years old. So whether you like them wafer thin or fat and fluffy, slathered in syrup or simply savoury – it’s time to set your inner child free and start stuffing your faces!

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The Book Club
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Are you guilty of rarely venturing outside Zone 2? Well, a little change to the TfL Tube Map now puts Stratford in Zone 2, meaning you can get to it without spending extra cash on travel! So get ready, here’s a list of some of the great things you can start enjoying in Stratford now you’ve got an access-all-areas pass (okay, a Zone 1-2 travelcard)!

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Shop ‘til You Drop

If you’re yet to visit Stratford’s shopping scene, you know what to do! If you prefer the shopping centre experience, …

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Did you know that while you’re sitting there reading this right now, you fall in to the 40% of the world who have access to the internet? This means 60% of people in the rest of the world are without! The internet is obviously our go-to information pool when we have any questions lingering on our mind, and I think we can all agree it would seem almost impossible to picture our lives without it now…

This week @Here East have interviewed the company who are using SMS technology to help bring together farmers in countries like Africa and Peru where …

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We’ve survived the dreaded January! Now that our livers have recovered from their Christmas pickling and our bank balances are suitably replenished, we feel ready to finish hibernating and re-join the real world. It’s time to wave goodbye to Dry Jan and say hello to a month of pancake flipping, beer sipping and some frivolous February fun…

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Chinese New Year
8 February – 14 February
Chinatown, WC2H 7JS

Feeling gloomy? Add an explosion of colour to your month by getting involved in the biggest Chinese New Year celebrations outside …

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