Author: Tyler Selby

Artists in the world of dance, R&B, drum and bass, soulful house will descend on the Town Moor once again this weekend for LooseFest. Patrick Topping, Joel Corry, Chase & Status, Craig David and Sean Paul are just some of the names performing. There’s also be a chance to stay hydrated and grab a bite […]

University 0f Sunderland students have been recognised for their work at the The Sparkie Awards. The Sparkie Awards celebrate student success, recognising the efforts and achievements of undergraduates and postgraduates across the media area at the University, featuring a range of categories, including audio, TV, film, post-production and sustainability. The nominees are: Best Audio Documentary […]

Sparkly cowboy hats adorned Sunderland as Beyoncé returned to the Stadium of Light on Tuesday, May 23, as part of her Renaissance tour. It was not the first time Queen Bey has come to the region, having previously brought her Lemonade tour to the city back in 2016. We were eased in at the start […]

Spark have received 16 nominations at 2022’s Student Radio Awards. The nominations were announced this weekend, with Spark taking away the joint-most number of nominations out of all featuring stations, including Best Student Radio Station. Station Manager Richard Berry said: “I think this is the most nominations we’ve ever had, which considering the year we’ve […]

  Spark have picked up four nominations, including Station of the Year, at this year’s Community Radio Awards. The awards recognise the great work done within community radio stations across the country. Making the shortlist alongside four other community stations for Station of the Year, there’s also individual nominations for Megan Hayward for Young Person […]

Great North Run It has been announced that Sunday’s Great North Run will go ahead as planned. A statement released earlier today said: “The event has traditionally been a celebration of the extraordinary achievements of ordinary people, this year it will be an opportunity for us to come together and express our condolences, while celebrating […]

The Queen has died, Buckingham Palace has announced. Elizabeth II, 96, was the nation’s longest-reigning monarch, serving as head of state for more than 70 years. The Prince of Wales is now King, having acceded to the throne immediately on the death of his mother. In a statement, the Palace said: “The Queen died peacefully […]

The Queen is under medical supervision at Balmoral with the royal family rushing to be by her side amid serious health fears for the nation’s longest reigning monarch. Buckingham Palace issued a statement at 12.32pm on Thursday saying royal doctors were concerned for health. They said the head of state was comfortable and her royal physicians recommended […]

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