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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 […]

In October 2019, Spark turned 10 so across the year we’re popping in to some schools and colleges and giving them a go at taking over the Spark Airwaves for 60 minutes.   Hartlepool Sixth Form College were brave enough to go first so we let them choose the music and gave them a few […]

No Time For Reason are joining us live again in the studio ahead of their massive gig at O2 Academy Newcastle next Thursday! Check out the event page here

Sunderland’s emerging talents will be showcased at Independent as part of Independent Venue Week     Independent Venue Week is a unique nationwide initiative working with local music venues across the UK providing a local feel to every event. Funded by Arts Council England and the wider music industry and global brands, Independent is one of […]

Infinity War promised fans an experience that would bring the Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy and other characters like Doctor Strange together. Did Marvel pull it off?  Jake Anderson has this review for Spark. -Spoiler Alert- ‘Avengers Infinity War’ is one of the best Marvel movies to date and saying it is “good”, is an […]

An investigation has been launched into whether Saturday Night Takeaway broke broadcast competition rules. A viewer complained that they arrived at a “secret sofa” location for a chance to win a prize before the deadline, but the off-camera signing-in process meant they were unable to register for the competition in time. A spokeswoman for broadcasting […]


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