Sunderland are one game away from making history and securing a second consecutive year in the EFL play-offs. The Black Cats were touted to struggle this season in the Championship, especially when manager Alex Neil left in controversial circumstances, but SAFC fanzine A Love Supreme have said that new boss Tony Mowbray has “surprised everyone” […]
The cost of living crisis is affecting millions of people up and down the land, with households across the nation grappling with astronomically high energy bills, and their hard-earned money stretching ever-thinner. But there’s one aspect of our communities that is quietly being squeezed to the point of literal extinction in certain areas, and that […]
Team Sunderland made it back-to-back Varsity wins, following on from their TeesWear Varsity victory, as they overcame the visiting York St John in the Clash of the Minsters. The two university teams competed in a wide range of sporting competition, where Team Sunderland dominated the day and, in the end, won impressively emphatic. Fixtures were […]
Former Sunderland, Middlesborough and South Shields player Julio Arca was unveiled yesterday afternoon at Mariners Park as the new manager of South Shields. Arca, is hoping to use his pre-existing connection to the North East to his advantage. Arca said: “I’ve already spoken with the U21s manager over at Sunderland, so we’ll see what’s available […]
A group of Gateshead fans are appealing for donations to create a Wembley flag display for the FA Trophy final. Heed Flags want to raise £1,000 to create a sea of black and white when the Heed face FC Halifax Town on May 21. Around £400 has been raised from 19 backers so far, and […]
Sunderland Community Soup Kitchen are continuing to assist those in need during the cost of living crisis within the UK. Run by volunteers since 2019, the Sunderland Community Soup Kitchen, which is based in Albert’s Place, Sunderland, offers free food – a main course and a dessert – to anybody who turns up at the […]
Will the cost of living crisis take away the simpler things we enjoy in life from getting our hair to our nails done. With the cost of living crisis affecting the whole nation, we look into how it is affecting local beauty businesses and how own business owners have been coping. Spark spoke to two […]
A Gateshead support group has welcomed proposed reforms to protect young people from the dangers of online gambling.