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House fire leaves single Father of four with nothing just days before Christmas, whilst his youngest son still lays tragically ill in hospital. Paul Beattie, from Forth Close in Peterlee, was working his regular night shift at Asda when his home was deliberately set on fire in the early hours of the morning whilst two […]

A Movember spokesperson has discussed the importance of men’s mental health to mark the 20th anniversary of the organisation.  Harry Cleary issued his thoughts on the organisation as a whole, men’s mental health in today’s world, anxiety and much more.  He said: “Men’s mental health is simply just not discussed enough”.  Harry embraced and touched […]

Martin Nugent owns a strength and conditioning gym in Sunderland, Martin Nugent Elite Player Performance, which is the second home to many elite athletes across the North East. Athletes trust Martin to help take their performance to the next level, and his gym is the perfect place to do that. “You go to a mainstream […]

Camel Island pictured above [Jay Morris, William Gofton, Daniel Taylor, Alex Lipanov] (Credit: Jake Granlund)  North East band Camel Island claims that the global pandemic COVID-19 put a “pause” on their musical progression.  The band, formerly known as Bottle Rocket, won the Young Performer category at the 2019 Best of South Tyneside Awards, but have […]

A North East homelessness charity is asking the public for donations once more at this “joyous and sad” time of year. Latest figures from the St. Mungo’s charity have shown that the number of rough sleepers in the UK has reached an “all-time high”, with the number rising by 26% since the start of 2023.   […]

National Rail had a planned strike on Saturday 2nd December which affected thousands of Sunderland fans ahead of the clubs visit to Millwall. Many supporter’s plans were disrupted and in some cases totally ruined. Patrick Oakley, 42, had his plans thrown into chaos as LNER announced all of their drivers would walk out on the […]

A North East MP who is rumoured to be a potential challenger to PM Rishi Sunak has received a large campaign donation, Spark can reveal. According to the Register of MPs’ interests, Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland MP Sir Simon Clarke, who has not previously declared interest in leadership of the Conservative Party, received a […]

Sunderland University students set out to raise over one thousand pounds towards saving the gaming bar on Bridge Street. Local university societies are both saddened and excited to announce a collaborative event aiming to raise money towards saving /AFK. On December 14 2023, a games and social event is set to take place upstairs in the […]


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