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  • Stuff Your Face, Change The World: London’s 7 Best Ethical Bakeries

    Greed is good! That’s right folks, Gordon Gecko was right all along. Some do-gooders would have you believe that giving back is all about self-sacrifice, but today we’re going to let you in on a dirty little secret. We’ve found you no fewer than seven of the best bakeries...
  • Arts with Heart n Soul: Inside The Albany

    When you talk about the founding organisations, the original social entrepreneurs, using cutting edge art and music and ingenuity to help fight poverty, one of your starting points is the Albany. Situated in delightful Deptford, this is an amazing venue with an eclectic programme whose every beam and floor...
  • Support Passing Clouds In Their Fight Against Property Profiteers

    Regular readers of GOtilo – and indeed many of you who are interested in the future of East London’s local spaces, London’s rapidly homogenising nightlife scene, or indeed the future of our local communities as they are assaulted by corporate interests, will be aware that we have been huge...
  • Comment: Dalston’s latest riots tell the story of a community that has been divided and destroyed

    The death of Rashan Charles has been shrouded in suspicion, disinformation and rumour. The protest that followed has been no different. The police have been largely stoic and impressively impassive in the face of acts of vandalism and brutality. Charles’ family has been dignified: their interest is in getting...
  • Heartbreak, Hard Work & Hot Chocolate: Inside South London’s Good Hope Café

    On the day after Jimmy Mizen’s 16th birthday, he was in a bakery in his home town of Lewisham, when without provocation he was attacked. After a senseless and violent altercation, he was stabbed in the throat. His carotid artery was punctured. He died of his...
  • The Canalside Eatery On A Mission To Turn Young Lives Around

    The GOTiLo team stumbled across a hidden waterside gem last week. Waterhouse Restaurant might be overlooking a prime part of the Regent’s canal, but it’s easy to miss… the entrance is hidden away down a Shoreditch side street surrounded by industrial units. Don’t let that dissuade you, though, as...