Two Tyneside friends have launched a cross country charity walk in aid of Samaritans.
Chris Davison, the president of activities, talks about how Sunderland Student Union gives back to the community and discusses upcoming and past environmental projects organised with the Student Union. This includes helping hedgehogs, community gardening projects and park clean-ups to contribute to helping the environment and encourage University of Sunderland Students to give back to […]
Boxing is a lonely sport that requires hard work and dedication just to be punched in the face, and it takes a particular type of individual to do so. Meet the software developer who fancied the challenge. Many people see the big events when boxers such as Tyson Fury and Katie Taylor win all the […]
“The Fans Museum really is a hub for the community,” says Andy Parkin, the facilities manager for the organisation. He added: “From Nick Sharkey’s match ball to the Darren Bent beach ball,” there’s something there for everyone to “reminisce” about. Comparing it to the great teams across the world, Michael Ganley, the founder and director […]
The recent dog exclusion zones on Roker and Seaburn beach have left many dog walkers split on opinions. For many dog walkers, a walk on the beach is a great way to make memories with their canines. But from May 1 until September 30, some North East beaches have introduced restrictions for our four-legged […]
A North-East runner has pledged to run 100 marathons in honour of his late friend as he prepares to run in the Sunderland half-marathon this weekend. Andrew Patchett, 48, from Blyth, began running half-marathons after being forced to retire from Cricket due to a shoulder injury. His career in running has since taken him across […]
Up to a staggering 80% of people in Sunderland have no interest in voting in today’s local council elections, a SparkSunderland survey has shown. With the current cost of living crisis biting hard across the country, and the Government under more scrutiny than ever before amid the Covid “Partygate” revelations, voters are set to deliver […]
A wave of zero-waste shops opened across the country in the years before the pandemic, but as Covid – 19 hit our lifestyles changed and many of these stores are facing closure. You’d be forgiven for thinking our problem with single-use plastics had disappeared. Just a few years ago, it seemed the issue of plastic […]