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!
Each October Show Racism the Red Card holds its annual Wear Red Day! Wear Red Day is a national day which encourages everyone to wear red and donate £1 to help raise awarness of anti-racism for young people & adults throughout England, Scotland & Wales. Here at Spark we showed our support by wearing red… […]
Breakfast presenter Nick Borthwick was joined by Steph Durkin from the Sunderland Empire to talk about a new performing academy for 8-18-year-olds that’s launching in September. For more information or to apply to be a part of the academy call 0191 5661054 or visit the Empire box office.
This year, Sunderland welcomed people in the hundreds of thousands for the annual event that every year – brings the best pilots, planes and attractions to the coastline of sunerland. With displays from teams such as the RAF Typhoon, Broncos, The swiss PC-7 team, and the outstanding Battle Of Britain Memorial Flight (to name but […]
Tracy from Age UK spoke to Breakfast presenter Nick Borthwick about their new Meaningful Connections project that supports people in Sunderland who are over 50 and identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community. If you would like to know more about Age UK and all of the amazing things they do you can visit […]
To celebrate and raise awareness of Refugee Week, Good Vibes Presenter, Thushara spoke to CEO and Founder of Action Foundation, Julian Prior, discussing what the charity has been doing to celebrate Refugee Week, as well as reflecting on their journey in a year which sees Action Foundation celebrating 10 years. For anyone not familiar to […]
It’s Volunteer’s Week, starting Saturday 1st June. It’s running right here in Sunderland till Friday. We caught up with Hannah Finney from Citizen’s Advice, which you can listen back to at sparksunderland.com/listenagain. Fancy joining over 22,000 volunteers nationally? Get in touch at citizensadvice.org.uk Hannah.Finney@citizensadvicesunderland.co.uk 0191 417 4048
I recently had the privilege of talking to Personal Trainer and founder of GYMBAM Jimmy Bamborough. You can tune in to Spark on 107FM or online on Wednesday (8th May) to hear the full interview, but for now here’s a sneak-peak of what we spoke about! Jimmy: “Hi my name’s Jimmy Bamborough, I am a […]