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    Zoe Laing Photography
    Fierce competition for Winter Photo Competition

    The votes are in for our Winter Photo Competition and a winner has been selected from the outstanding range of entries we had.

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    Central Line valentines
    Do you #lovE20? Win the ultimate date for 2 this Valentine's Day

    Win the ultimate date for you and your partner this Valentine's Day #lovE20

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    Rick De Blaby
    Get Living Appoints Rick de Blaby to Grow its Platform

    Get Living Group, the UK’s leading large scale residential investment company, backed by clients of Delancey, Qatari Diar and APG, has appointed Rick de Blaby as Executive Vice Chairman.

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    Manhattan loft gardens view
    Win a meal for 2 at Darkhorse in our Winter Photo Competition

    We're holding a Winter Photo Competition, and the winner will scoop a 3 course meal for 2 with a bottle of wine from the fabulous Darkhorse Restaurant in East Village London E20 who recently won the Time Out Love London awards.

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    Christmas Tree Appeal 2016
    East Village residents show stunning generosity for Christmas Tree Appeal 2016

    The Christmas Tree Appeal 2016, which was supported by East Village, Get Living London Newham Borough and the Met Police, proved to be a roaring success, with over 250 presents donated by the surrounding community.

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    The East Village Police are running the Christmas Tree Appeal 2016
    Donate a Christmas gift for local children in need

    For the second year running Get Living London is delighted to again be supporting the fantastic Christmas Tree Project 2016, to ensure children right across Newham Borough get a present to open this Christmas.

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    The Christmas 'Hygge' Makers Market
    Get Living London's Christmas Makers Market returns

    Get Living London has put on a Christmas Makers Market in East Village for the second year running, with a great range of artisan gifts from local makers - perfect for finding a Christmas present for that hard-to-buy for relative!

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    Fireworks 2016
    Fireworks light up thousands of smiling faces

    The East Village Fireworks display 2016 proved to be a big hit for the third year running, with around 6,500 people attending.

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    Six Day Racing tickets
    Win tickets for Six Day Racing at the Velodrome

    Get Living London is delighted to announce that we have two pairs of tickets to give away to the Six Day Racing event at the Olympic Velodrome, on a day of your choice and all you have to do is answer one simple question correctly.

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    Fireworks returns to E20
    Fireworks Night tickets on sale now

    Tickets for the Get Living London Fireworks Night display 2016 are now on sale and are selling fast, so act quickly to make sure you don't miss out

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    Vesta House E20
    East Village named "Development of the Decade"

    Last night, on 14th September 2016, East Village London was named Development of the Decade at the 10th annual RESI Conference.

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    24-hour tubes to East Village
    Night Tube rolls into Stratford

    This month the Night Tube is set to come into fruition, with the Central Line due to run around the clock to Stratford at weekends from August 19.

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    A Very British Sunday comes to East Village London
    It's game, sit and relax for East Village Fair

    Get set for a Very British Sunday in East Village London for FREE. Visitors can enjoy the Wimbledon Men's Final on a giant screen, along with a range of picnic type food available from various traders on the day. And of course there will be Pimms and Strawberries too!

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    Chobham Academy pupil cycles to school
    Get Living London backs initiative to get local children walking to school again

    East Village school, Chobham Academy, is benefiting from Get Living London's support this week as the country embraces Walk to School Week.

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    ARLA member
    Get Living London becomes first ARLA investor member

    Get Living London is pleased to reveal that we were this week announced as the first Institutional Investor backed organisation to become an ARLA (Association of Residential Letting Agents) Licensed Member.

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    Landlord of the year
    Landlord of the year, for the second year running

    After winning at the RESI Awards in 2014 and 2015, Get Living London's acheivements were again recognised as we were awarded the private landlord of the year prize at the 2016 ceremony.

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    Colour quiz
    Discover the perfect colour for you and your home

    Get Living London offers its residents the unique  opportunity to decorate their own homes, and we have joined forces with a colour pyschologist to help you find what might work for you

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    London's skyline in chocolate
    Chocolate Festival

    On March 19, Get Living London organised the first Chocolate Festival to be held in East Village, with over 5,000 visitors heading to Victory Park to enjoy it.

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    A chocolate festival is coming to East Village London
    Get Living London organises Chocolate Festival

    Head to East Village on Saturday 19 March for an Easter pop-up experience with a difference as the neighbourhood hosts its first ever East Village E20 Chocolate Festival.

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    Love lives in E20
    Does your love live in E20?

    We've started the conversation on social media ahead of Valentine's Day 2016, because we want to hear where in London you feel most loved up!

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    The Christmas Makers Market was a roaring success
    Hundreds descend on East Village Christmas Market

    Well over 1500 Christmas shoppers headed to East Village E20 last month to get their hands on extra special presents for loved ones.

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    Zone 2 move
    We've moved to Zone 2 - without moving at all!

    To kick off 2016 Get Living London has moved house to Zone 2, but no removals vans or packing of boxes has been required!

    This month all of the Stratford stations (Stratford International, Stratford, Stratford High Street) were reclassified to straddle the border of Zones 2 and 3, which just emphasises how close to the centre the area really is.

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    Competition to win a meal for two at Mama Lan by entering a photo of how you celebrate Christmas
    Win a meal for two at Mama Lan's Chinese street food restaurant!

    How do you celebrate Christmas and get into the festive spirit during the build up?

    Enter the Get Living London competition to win a meal for two with a bottle of wine at Mama Lan's Restaurant in East Village!

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    Jonathan Silman and son Hamza made a santa drone to help Father Christmas find East Village
    Santa-Nav: Dad sends out drone across E20 to help Santa find his chimney-less home in East Village

    Doting East Village dad, Jonathan Silman has created a special reindeer guidance system to help Santa find his way to their chimney-less home in one of London’s newest neighbourhoods.

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    The Christmas Makers Market will include workshops
    Enjoy a Christmas Makers Market

    This December a Christmas pop-up shopping experience will be held in East Village London, which will have FREE entry and workshops to enable you to make your own gifts. East Village has teamed up with emerging lifestyle brand Earl of East London to host the market, following their ongoing success as curators of local craftsmanship.

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    Thousands headed to East Village to enjoy our free fireworks show
    Crowds of over 4,000 enjoy Get Living London fireworks display

    Thousands of people headed to East Village E20 on Fireworks Night to enjoy Get Living London's fireworks display - and it proved to be a roaring success!
    Following the success of last year’s spectacular event, Get Living London hosted a free firework display in the former London 2012 athletes village, and over 4,000 people turned out to watch the show, and enjoy food and drinks from a delicious range of retailers.

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    East Village E20 Fireworks Night
    East Village E20 Fireworks Night extravaganza returns

    Following the success of last year’s spectacular event, Get Living London is hosting a free, ticketed firework display in Victory Park, East Village - the former London 2012 Athletes’ Village.

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    Rising stars of the sports world visited East Village this week
    East Village and SportsAid partner to support the next generation of British Olympians and Paralympians

    Three years on from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, East Village has partnered with SportsAid to support 10 young British athletes who are in training for Tokyo 2020 and beyond.

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    Bloggers enjoy the Breakfast of Champions at Signorelli in East Village
    East Village bakery launches scrum-tious ‘Breakfast of Champions’ as rugby fever arrives in E20

    To celebrate the arrival of the Rugby World Cup at the Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, East Village bakery and pasticceria, Signorelli, has teamed up with elite rugby nutritionist Matt Lovell to create the ultimate breakfast for rugby champions.

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    Rebecca Adlington and Calum McSwiggan visited Signorelli's in East Village
    Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington returns to East Village

    Olympic gold medal swimming Rebecca Adlington this week returned to the former Athletes' Village, now East Village, three years on from London 2012.

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    Tina, We Salute You is opening it's second branch, in E20
    From Dalston to E20 - coffee, cake & cocktails arrive in East Village

    The much anticipated opening of Tina, We Salute You in East Village is upon us.

    Dalston's coolest cafe opened on Tuesday 1 September in the former Athletes' Village with cocktails on hand to help those grappling with post bank holiday blues.

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    Film festival is a roaring success
    Film festival is a box office hit

    This August Get Living London partnered with The Nomad Cinema to put on four free film screenings in East Village London.

    Victory Park has played host to four outdoor film screenings, with filmgoers enjoying a Thelma & Louise, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Lost Boys and Paddington, with everyone tuning in via wireless ehadsets.

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    Signorelli has opened in East Village
    A taste of Italy arrives in East Village

    The highly anticipated Signorelli is open in East Village! It has brought with it the taste of Italy right on your doorstep. A pasticceria and bakery, Signorelli offers sweet and savoury dishes and delicious breads throughout the day. All recipes are low in salt and sugar for the health conscious but still taste magnifico.

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    Rain didn't deter East Village's determined tennis fans
    East Village gets tennis fever for E20 Fair

    Tennis fans flocked to Victory Park in East Village for the Wimbledon-themed E20 Village Fair on Sunday 12th July.

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    Chobham Academy in East Village London
    Chobham Academy gets Outstanding Ofsted report

    Only two years after coming into existence, East Village's Chobham Academy has reached the heights of an "Outstanding" award from its first Ofsted report.

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    An Outdoor Film Festival is coming to East Village
    Get Living London partners with Nomad for E20 Outdoor Film Festival

    Get Living London has teamed up with The Nomad Cinema to offer, for the very first time, free outdoor screenings in East Village.

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    The night tube map shows to lines running to Stratford throughout the night
    East Village to be served by two night tube lines

    Already the most connected neighbourhood in London, East Village will soon be reachable around the clock with the release of the London Underground Night Tube map.

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    People from all over London came to enjoy the East Village Tapas Festival
    Fun, food and laughter for E20 Tapas Festival

    People came in their hundreds from all corners of London for the East Village Tapas, Beer & Cider Festival last weekend - and it didn't disappoint.

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    East Villager's youngsters enjoy new Living Room
    East Village toddlers enjoy new Living Room

    On Wednesday morning the Get Living London 'Living Room'  was overrun by small smiling faces as the toddlers and babies of East Village arrived.

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    Take a selfie in the Get Living London 'Living Room'
    Win! Post your #MyE20 ‘Living Room’ selfie to win the ultimate East Village experience

    We’re bringing the indoors outdoors, with the unveiling of our alfresco ‘Living Room’ outside our Get Living London Welcome Office.

    Take a selfie in our new ‘Living Room’ before Monday 13 July for a chance to win the ultimate East Village experience.

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    Tapas festival comes to East Village
    Summer is on its way to East Village and is bringing a taste of Spain!

    Get Living London has worked with its partners to bring a Tapas, Beer & Cider festival to E20 as the first of several fun-filled events for everyone in East Village to enjoy. On Saturday 13 June, the summer programme kicks off with a Tapas, Beer & Cider Festival which will see a party atmosphere take over Victory Park from noon to 8.30pm.

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    Bottle Apostle opens its doors
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    A hashtag postcode filled with herbs can now be enjoyed in E20
    Planting the seeds for an edible postcode

    On Saturday 23 May a team of people from East Village joined The Edible Bus Stop to create an edible hashtag of our postcode #MyE20. You can spot the postcode, packed full of delicious herbs, outside our offices.

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    Family fun in East Village
    Half term family fun around E20

    This half term is a great time to discover the family-friendly offer at East Village.

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    Bottle Apostle has arrived in East Village
    Bottle Apostle raises a glass in East Village

    This weekend, Hackney-based wine merchant Bottle Apostle, will be opening its fourth shop in East Village.

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    Indepdent pizza retailer Firezza opens its doors
    Firezza now serving in East Village

    East Villagers can now eat in, take out or get delivered what have been called the "the best take-away pizzas, bar none". 

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    Get Living London named Landlord of the Year at the RESI awards
    Get Living London named ‘Landlord of the Year’ at RESI Awards

    We have once again been commended at the prestigious RESI Awards taking the award for private landlord of the year.

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    Get Living London commended at Transform Awards
    Get Living London commended at Transform Awards

    Get Living London recently stole the show at the Transform Awards facing tough competition to reach an outstanding result in three categories for our strategic work in visual brand development.

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    Our Parks in East Village
    Olympic inspiration in wake of 2015 London Marathon

    After a record number of Marathon runners took to the streets of London, our residents can follow in their footsteps at the former Athletes' Village.

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    Get ready for Easter with Get Living London
    Get ready for Easter with Get Living London

    Get Living London is encouraging residents to get into the spirit of Easter with a fun-packed programme.

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    Get Living London hosts exclusive art viewing in East Village
    Get Living London hosts exclusive art viewing in East Village

    Get Living London welcomed members of the public to an exclusive art viewing in East Village E20 on Saturday 7 March.

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    East Village gets hyperoptic broadband
    Hyperoptic broadband with Get Living London boosts East Village into the future

    East Village has established itself as one of the UK’s best connected neighbourhoods with access to some of the most advanced broadband connectivity in the country. 

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    Games makers invited to East Village
    Games Makers invited to spend this Valentine’s Day at East Village

    Calling all Games Makers! Did you meet or volunteer with your loved one during London 2012?

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    Get Living London gets behind ShareEast
    Get Living London gets behind ShareEast

    Get Living London is supporting ShareEast – an exciting new initiative which brings together neighbours to share skills and pool knowledge.

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    Polar Plunge
    Get Living London takes the plunge for Special Olympics

    Get Living London is proud to announce its support for the flagship Great Britain Polar Plunge.

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    Local artists get to exhibit in East Village
    Local artistic talent comes to East Village

    Get Living London is introducing a taste of London’s East End artistic talent to the residents of its privately rented homes.

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    Frozen Trees
    Frozen Trees arrive in East Village

    East Village hosted its first ever festive light switch-on. With the East Village community in attendance, the event saw the illumination of a forest of 14 ‘Frozen Trees’; a light installation from Portuguese designers, LIKE Architects.

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    Get Living London hosted an exciting photo-shoot with Health & Fitness magazine
    Health & Fitness Magazine Shoot

    On Wednesday 22 October, Sajid Javid, the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and MP for Bromsgrove, visited East Village E20 as part of a wider tour of the former Olympic venues.

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    Wayne Hemmingway design tips
    Family-friendly design tips from Wayne Hemmingway

    Given that residents of Get Living London’s homes at East Village E20 are free to put a personal stamp on their homes, changing the colors of the walls and hanging pictures, we’ve asked leading designer Wayne Hemingway for some top tips on how to decorate rooms for kids.

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    Get Living London Triumphant at MIPIM UK Awards
    Get Living London Triumphant at MIPIM UK Awards

    Get Living London at East Village has been named ‘Private Rented Sector Project of the Year’ at this year’s inaugural MIPIM UK Awards. 

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    GoodGym sprints into Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
    GoodGym sprints into Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

    Get Living London is proud to support the Newham launch of GoodGym's revolutionary scheme, which combines running with charitable deeds. 

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    Residents welcome in the autumn at the East Village E20 Fair
    Residents welcome in the autumn at the East Village E20 Fair

    On Saturday 20 September, Get Living London hosted the very first East Village E20 Fair to banish the end of summer blues. The day brought together more than 1,000 residents and locals for the very best of fair activities inspired by the traditional British Village Fete, including a tombola, face painting and a coconut shy, as well as some more quirky and experimental workshops and stalls.

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    1000 residents now in East Village
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    Only a few months ago, our 500th resident Ian revealed "I look forward to seeing who the 1000th resident will be". Get Living London is proud to announce that it has now welcomed its 1,000th resident to the growing community.

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    Get Living London does lifestyle advertising campaign
    Get Living London breaks new ground with lifestyle advertising campaign

    In keeping with its focus on innovation, Get Living London has launched a new advertising campaign: E20: Closer than you think.

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    Secretary of state visits East Village
    Get Living London welcomes Sajid Javid MP

    On Wednesday 22 October, Sajid Javid, the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and MP for Bromsgrove, visited East Village E20 as part of a wider tour of the former Olympic venues.

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    Leading in the high quality rental sector
    Leading the thinking around the development of high quality private rented homes

    Get Living London, as owners and managers of the homes at East Village, the former London 2012 Athletes Village, has the stated aim of changing the way Londoners rent their homes.

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    Best of British from Wayne Hemmingway
    Best of British from Wayne Hemmingway

    With the Great British Summer now upon us, it is time for interiors to give a subtle nod of support to a home-grown aesthetic by showcasing British designed products. As a nation we have flirted in recent years with all things Scandinavian, thanks to the ever-useful Ikea. However, it has been easy to forget the strength of British designed products and interiors.

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    500th resident moves in to East Village
    500th Resident Welcomed to East Village

    Get Living London is proud to welcome its 500th resident, Ian McGuinness, 41, and his partner to East Village. McGuinness, an Office Services Director was struck by the variety and quality of the facilities available to residents in the area, one of the many positives of living in London's first legacy neighborhood.

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    Get Living London team up with East End Film Festival
    Get Living London joins forces with East End Film Festival

    Get Living London was proud to sponsor an exciting weekend of free movie screenings and family friendly activities at East Village, in association with the East End Film Festival.

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    Get Living London Triumphant at RESI Awards
    Get Living London Triumphant at RESI Awards

    Get Living London has been voted 'Property Newcomer of the Year' at this year's RESI Awards which coincided with the company's one year anniversary.

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    Get Living London Celebrates 100th Move-in
    Get Living London Celebrates 100th Move-in

    Get Living London has celebrated its 100th move-in to East Village, welcoming Rosie Sperring and Jamie Worth to the area. The residential owner and management company has transformed the Olympic village into a vibrant community, surrounded by a wealth of world-class Olympic sporting facilities, and the eclectic restaurants and galleries of East London.

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