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Sunderland‘s community radio station – We are Spark. You can check out our events guide, find out more about our presenters and view our latest articles.
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New Metro trains nearing completion

The first Tyne and Wear Metro train is nearing completion ahead of its arrival later this year. Nexus, which operates Metro, has released a new image showing the nearly-finished train on the production line at the Stadler factory in Switzerland. Stadler, who will manufacture and maintain the new trains, are in the process of fitting […]


Northumbria police commissioner applies for £2m of Government funding to improve street safety

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuinness has requested £2m of extra government funding to help improve public safety and tackle anti-social behaviour. The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) has applied for funding from the Home Office Safer Streets fund to introduce more night-time police patrols and overtime for officers on the Metro. Since securing […]


Newcastle voted in top ten UK nights out

A survey has been conducted by Get Licensed, revealing Newcastle at number nine on the list and York as the top spot for a night out in the UK. York has also been revealed as the safest city for a night out, whilst Newcastle was ranked seven for drinking spots. The survey comes as the […]


Sunderland homeowners remain in temporary accommodation months after Whickham Street incident

Sunderland home owners remain in temporary accommodation months after the Whickham Street Gas Explosion. We spoke to a resident on Whickham Street and Nigel Wilson, Chief Executive Officer at Gentoo Group, about the incident.


First-time homebuyers frozen out as house prices in Jesmond reach new highs

Prospective homebuyers are being pushed out of the Jesmond housing market as asking prices in the suburb reach new highs. The average asking price for properties for sale in Jesmond reached £361,564 in March – the second-biggest jump seen anywhere in the UK in the last 12 months. This marks an increase of 23% from […]

A sold subject to contract sign outside a property in Jesmond, Newcastle

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The First Pride Was a Riot

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Saturday 12:00 pm

Beautiful Ones

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Saturday 1:00 pm

African Tunes

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Saturday 2:00 pm

The Bunker

with Kenny Sanger

Saturday 4:00 pm

Alphabetti Spaghetti

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Saturday 5:00 pm

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