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no responses. 15th May 2017 Peff

North East’s Biggest Comedy Festival Returns!

North East’s Biggest Comedy Festival Returns!

Your summer of laughs starts here: Jesterval, the North East of England’s biggest comedy festival, is returning for its fifth year. We spoke to Della Haq, […]

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no responses. 5th May 2017 Ethan Lowerson-Marshall

Paula Radcliffe looks ahead to Sunderland 10K and Half Marathon

Paula Radcliffe looks ahead to Sunderland 10K and Half Marathon

Over 4,000 runners will take to the streets of Sunderland in the 2017 Run Sunderland Festival this Sunday. The event is now in its seventh year, […]

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no responses. 4th May 2017 Lee Hawthorn

Don’t Procrastinate: Register To Vote Today

Don’t Procrastinate: Register To Vote Today

Your future depends on you taking action. Register to control your future and ensure your voice is heard. Register to vote today. The General Election is […]

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no responses. 28th April 2017 Liam Milburn

WIN: Goodies to celebrate the release of new film SLEEPLESS!

WIN: Goodies to celebrate the release of new film SLEEPLESS!

There’s a brand new film called Sleepless in cinemas from Friday 5th May, and we’ve been given some fantastic prizes to give away to one lucky […]

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no responses. 28th April 2017 Ethan Lowerson-Marshall

CITY OF CULTURE: We’re backing the bid, are you? #Sunderland2021

CITY OF CULTURE: We’re backing the bid, are you? #Sunderland2021

Today the button has been pushed on in the first stage for Sunderland’s bid to become UK City of Culture in 2021. The Sunderland 2021 bid […]

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no responses. 26th April 2017 Lee Hawthorn

Hit The North: Spark’s Top Tips

Hit The North: Spark’s Top Tips

“Nothing ever happens in the North East” is a phrase you’ll hear often living in Sunderland and the surrounding areas. It is a phrase however that […]

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no responses. 25th April 2017 Peff

Sketches, Sitcoms and Scripted Scenarios! N.E Thing Funny on Spark

Sketches, Sitcoms and Scripted Scenarios! N.E Thing Funny on Spark

What’s a snappy, scripted scenario with a punchline? Let us sketch it out for you… This week Peff Soulsby and Kate Murphy hear comedy writer Nicola Kinnaird’s […]

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no responses. 21st April 2017 Spark

Spark speaks to comedian Chris Ramsey!

Spark speaks to comedian Chris Ramsey!

The comedian you’ve seen on The Royal Variety Performance, Celebrity Juice, and Live At The Apollo  CHRIS RAMSEY is currently on his  2017 tour which has seen […]

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no responses. 19th April 2017 Nathan Ely

PETITION FOR THE NEW WEAR CROSSING TO BE CALLED ‘THE BRADLEY LOWERY BRIDGE’

PETITION FOR THE NEW WEAR CROSSING TO BE CALLED ‘THE BRADLEY LOWERY BRIDGE’

Bradley Lowery; a inspiration to the community of Sunderland. A little lad who is fighting his highly commended battle against Neuroblastoma- Is he doing a good […]

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no responses. 11th April 2017 Ethan Lowerson-Marshall

Matlida The Musical is Coming to Sunderland Empire

Matlida The Musical is Coming to Sunderland Empire

Matlida the Musical, currently showing in London’s West End, will embarking a UK wide tour next year, including a stop in Sunderland! The Royal Shakespeare Company […]

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