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As much as we love winter in London, there’s no denying that the combination of cold windy days and dry indoor heat can really takes its toll on your hair! Luckily, popular London hair group, Blue Tit, have just opened a shiny new salon in the heart of East Village, so there’s never been a better time to book yourself in to keep those tresses in check.

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Serving some of London’s most up and coming areas, Blue Tit have already conquered Peckham, Dalston, …

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When was the last time you read a good book? If it was longer than you care to admit, this one’s for you. Two Little Free Libraries have popped up in East Village, both with the simple rule – take a book, return a book. There’s no need to bring a library card along, or even any money, just get to East Village and discover something new.

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As part of the Little Free Libraries Project, these libraries promote reading, as well as art and community engagement. Read more …

After spending the Christmas break in pyjamas, finding the energy to revert back to your daily routine may be proving quite a struggle. But if there’s one thing sure to get us through this cold, dark month; it’s coffee. Luckily for you, London is full of the most incredible independent coffee shops so you’ll never be short of choice. Caffeine devotees this one’s for you; you can thank us once you’ve woken up.

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79 Lauriston Road, E9 7HJ

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Perched in Victoria Park Village, this adorable …

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Christmas is over – and after eating and drinking our way into the New Year, thoughts are quickly turning to our expanding waistlines and shrinking bank balances. But if you’ve already spent this month’s pay cheque in the January sales, the thought of coughing up for a gym membership could be a frightening prospect. But fear not! There are many ways to keep fit without spending a penny in London, and we’re here to tell you how.

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Sometimes, getting fit just isn’t enough of an incentive to go for a …

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Has your New Year’s resolution to get fit not quite started yet? Well, worry not; this new running club may be the answer. Newham mum Julie Creffield was inspired by the Olympics to start running and has now decided to share her new hobby by setting up the weekly group in Stratford. The hour-long runs through the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park aim to help mums get fit while making friends in their community.

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The fitness sessions, which will take the form of circuit training and running, will kick off …

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