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Based in East London, East End Community Foundation (EECF) is dedicated to increasing opportunities for people living in Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets and the City of London. For 25 years they have been giving grants to the most effective local charities making a huge difference at grassroots level and delivering programmes which directly support the vulnerable.

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EECF fund grass roots organisations, directly deliver projects and work with local people, businesses, charities and public bodies to raise educational achievement, enhance employability and increase social cohesion.

In the lead up to Christmas, their …

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Christmas Day is nearly upon us, so it’s high time to start thinking about the all-important roast dinner! The festive roast is way too good to have just once this year, so make sure you’re making the most of all the delectable places in London Town over the next few weeks! We know exactly where you should go for the Christmas dinner that won’t disappoint, so read on… 

themarksman_christmasfeastingImage: The Marksman Roast Rib

The Marksman
2554 Hackney Road, London, E27SJ

 This old pub on Hackney Road isn’t quite the local …

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Don’t let December pass you by without wrapping up warm and heading out to sample some of the amazing winter pop-ups that take over London during the Christmas season! From cosy rooftop bars to traditional seasonal stalls, there’s a whole range of pop-ups to really make your Christmas a cracker. Here’s our pick of the top five to visit this winter in London. 

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Rekorderlig Cider Lodge
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, SE1 8XX
2 December 2016 – 22 January 2017

As part of the Southbank Centre’s Winter Festival, the …

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Calling all you foodies out there, we have the perfect place for your next dinner reservation. For Italian dishes and homemade Vermouth, dine out at the newest space in Here East – Gotto, a casual rustic Italian trattoria. Born from the same duo who opened the fabulous Mele e Pere in the heart of Soho, we just know you are going to love it!

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Image: Gotto, Canalside, Here east

Gotto joined the Here East community at the beginning of this year and couldn’t have chosen a better place …

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We can’t believe we’re saying it but, Christmas is (almost!) here… It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and it all kicks off with the Christmas lights being turned on across the city. The festive season is upon us and we don’t know about you but we truly can’t wait to get in the mood. From 6 November, check out the best of the Christmas lights in London…

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Oxford Street, W1B 3AG

6 November, 6.15pm

We’re not sure there’s a single person in London who doesn’t manage …

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