Author: Emma Millen

2020 freshers is going to be that little big different this year! As the world around us is changing and adapting to the effects of Covid19 so is university life here at the University of Sunderland. Whether you have created your avatar and had a look around our virtual campus or had a trip to […]

As it’s #InternationalWomensWeek here on Spark, each day this week we will be dropping a new episode of our NEW podcast! Each episode will focus on women’s issues and contain lots of discussion from other women. In the first episode we concentrate on contraception, which can be daunting for all women at any age. Episode […]

Not only are Spark playing ALL women artists and having female presenters all day, Sunday the 8th of March, for International Women’s Day.  BUT, Spark is going 1 better…International Women’s Week sees a breakfast takeover from the 9th till the 13th of March to celebrate the occasion.  This week will include female presenters all over […]

You voted for your top 50 dance tracks of 2019 and we have the chart for you! Missed Dance Revolution’s Chart of the Year 2019? You can listen back here… But here’s what you voted for…

Matthew Maltas is a local fashion designer, studying at the University of Sunderland. He is a third-year student and has already began his career by collaborating with Port Independent. I spoke to Matthew Maltas about the inspiration behind his designs and what’s next? First of all, I want to say congratulations on this collab with […]

The Walking dead roam the streets of Sunderland! You couldn’t miss the giant tentacles appearing from buildings last week on the run up to halloween. This along with activities and workshops for all the family was part of the first ever #LightsOut Festival in the city centre of Sunderland. To end the Festival more than […]

Not only did we celebrate our 10th birthday but we also we won 3 awards. At the Community Radio Awards held in Barry, Wales.  Spark won a total of 3 awards including… Arts and Creative Radio of the Year – Silver Award for Where I Was Born, Where I Was Raised. Community Development Project of […]

On Saturday the 26th of October we celebrated our 10th birthday.  Spark would like to thank all our volunteers, guests and bands who have appeared on our many shows across the years but not importantly we would like to thank YOU…Our amazing listeners! Here’s to many more years to come!


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