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For all the Boris Bikes in the city, there’s also a growing number of avid bikers with their own two wheels making their way through London daily. Whether you’re a keen cyclist with a bike of your own or are looking to invest, it’s time to say hello to Pave Velo! This family-run, community-centred bike shop has opened its doors in the heart of Stratford’s East Village, and is well worth a visit!

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The independent bike shop was founded in Cornwall in 2010, and …

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With Team GB proudly setting an Olympic record by winning 67 medals at the Rio 2016 Games, it’s already been a great year for British sport. And with the Paralympics launching today, we’re sure there’s going to be plenty more medals to add to GB’s tally! Now it’s your turn to join the sporting fun, with the Festival of Basketball coming to Stratford between 1pm and 5.30pm this Saturday! The best bit? It’s free!

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It’s the first time the special event will be coming to the borough – and as the home …

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We all know that east London is home to some of the most exciting innovators in the country. After all, the Silicon Roundabout is the third largest technology start-up hotspot area in the world, after San Francisco and New York City. But east London is never a place to rest on its laurels – and now Europe’s largest Innovation Centre is coming to Stratford!

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Here East, in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford’s E20, has just announced it will soon be home to the exciting new centre. The …

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Following a hugely successful event last year, the UK’s ultimate cheer and dance competition is returning to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park! Combining dazzling dance moves and crazy cheerleading skills with world class production, it’s a competition not to be missed.

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As part of their mission to grow the British cheerleading and dance community, Legacy enables aspiring young athletes to experience fun, skilled and empowering classes in order to compete at national events and be passionate about their sport. And that cheerleading community will be brought to …

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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 …

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