The Christmas post faces major disruptions after postal workers announced strikes set to continue. The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has called its members to take part in a national strike action as an agreement with Royal Mail is still to be reached. The postal workers strike action is over pay and conditions. The Royal Mail […]
Jill Scott was celebrated as European champion in the summer and was then crowned Queen of the Jungle yesterday. The midfielder was born in Sunderland and spent the first two years of her professional career there. 12 million viewers tuned in on Sunday night to watch Scott take on the Rat Race challenge and then […]
England are about to take on the USA in the World Cup, and Ryan O’Hara may be a lone American voice in one of England’s most passionate footballing cities. But the University of Sunderland student is a voice of defiance that is backed by 330 million back home, and its message is that England are […]
With everyone getting excited for the festive season and looking forward to the big day next month, Spark have rounded up some Christmas workshop events going on all over the North East. Whether you love outdoor trails with a festive theme, or prefer staying warm with some crafts and hot chocolate, there is something for […]
Spark has been named Best Student Radio Station at the 2022 Student Radio Awards in London.
Nick Pope, Kieran Trippier and Callum Wilson have been called up to the World Cup by Gareth Southgate. The Newcastle United trio become the latest footballers to be called up to represent North East clubs at the World Cup. Newcastle’s Fabian Schär and Bruno Guimarães have also been handed call ups, while Sunderland’s Jewison Bennette […]
Sunderland band Vandebilt were a shining light at Waves Festival last weekend.