Author: Tyler Selby

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 […]

Sam Tompkins has had a whirlwind year, having just reached the UK Album Charts top 10 with his latest project, Who Do You Pray To? Brighton-native Sam will be swapping one coastline for another when he headlines A Stone’s Throw festival later this month. Here, he chats to us about visiting the North East, starting […]

Lauran Hibberd’s music is often referred to as ‘slacker pop’, but she’s certainly not been slacking over the years, consistently releasing singles since 2018. However, the singer-songwriter from the Isle of Wight is ready to release her debut album later this year. Lauran will be in the North East later this month when she performs […]


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