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A drug dealer who supplied serial killer Stephen Port with class B and C substances has been given a community order.

This relentlessly fascinating account of the sordid schemes of Joseph Merceron, a 19th century magistrate of Bethnal Green, charts the rise, fall and return of a man who shamelessly stole from the East End’s poorest.

Yesterday, 20:21

A former health secretary has presented new evidence of “deliberate, provable acts of cover-up” in the contaminated blood scandal and demanded a Hillsborough-style inquiry into the tragedy.

Yesterday, 14:41

A headteacher who leads assemblies with a music hall twist and creates termly podcasts is in the running to be named the best headteacher in the country.

Yesterday, 13:43

Spoken word, singing, dancing and acting were some of skills showed off by youngsters in Barking.

Yesterday, 07:39

A dog was found dead after a flat fire forced 18 people to flee its flames.

Mon, 18:41

Bouncy castles, farm animals and carousels were just some of the activities enjoyed by visitors to N&C’s St George’s family fun day.

Mon, 17:53

Months of hard work and training all paid off as runners raced their way round the capital in the London marathon yesterday.

A boy was arrested this morning after police were told a “knife” had been brought into a classroom.

Sport

6 minutes ago

Crusaders beat Thames Valley Cavaliers 90-87 in thrilling final

13:00

Entries open for July 2 event at London Stadium

Our Hammers columnist is mourning the death of his inspirational father this week

10:36

Women’s British Basketball League: Sheffield Hatters 70 Barking Abbey 72

09:00

Daggers right-back has only lost once all season, while left-back has started every game

Yesterday, 16:00

Essex Andrews Under-14s Cup Final: Braintree Town 0 Dagenham & Redbridge 2

Yesterday, 12:30

London One North: Barking 14 Letchworth 60

Yesterday, 09:00

Daggers legend has enjoyed leading the line in recent weeks

Mon, 19:23

Bad light helps visitors avoid defeat at Lord’s

Entertainment

12:00

Youngsters will be showing off their talents on stage in Barking.

This relentlessly fascinating account of the sordid schemes of Joseph Merceron, a 19th century magistrate of Bethnal Green, charts the rise, fall and return of a man who shamelessly stole from the East End’s poorest.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

It’s been 50 years, but legendary comedian Jimmy Jones is returning to the Dagenham Roundhouse.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

A selfie-stick might not sound very inspiring, but for a group of drama students it helped them fill a theatre.

Friday, March 10, 2017

The greatest hits from pop-rock duo Chas and Dave will get everyone up dancing in Dagenham.

Friday, March 10, 2017

A brand-new stage adaptation of the world famous Frankenstein is coming to Barking.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin at the Theatre Royal in Stratford, is the UK premiere of this hit US musical.

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