Durham

Durham Fringe is one of the UK’s largest performing arts festivals and is returning this July. Featuring act’s from all over the country, the festival highlights some of the best up and coming talent in the scene. Supplying some North East representation to the Fringe, are local theatre company, Menstrual Rage. Menstrual Rage are a […]

The annual Durham Easter Egg Run is set to commence Sunday, March 31 at 10am from Dragonville Tesco car park. The charity run will stop off at hospitals around Durham and Darlington and the team of bikers will donate eggs to the women’s refuges and housing associations. They plan to ride along to North Durham […]

Former Sunderland and Cardiff City defender, Gary Bennett has backed plans for a new governing body for women’s football saying the news comes at a “good time.” North East teams Sunderland Women and Durham Women are among the clubs in the Women’s Super League and Women’s Championship that unanimously voted to establish a new governing […]

Since the lockdown struck in March 2020, perhaps no industry has been hit as hard as the hospitality industry throughout the North East. Before the pandemic, 7.1% of total UK employment was in the hospitality industry while in the two years following the lockdown around £115 billion in expected sales was lost. Local businesses like […]

Durham Head Coach Ryan Campbell is happy with the start that Durham have made to the season, but has warned of sterner challenges ahead for his group. Durham currently sit top of Division Two in the County Championship after four games, but the Australian wants his group to stay focused during the long campaign. “It’s […]

Brutalist architecture, with its imposing concrete structures and bold geometric designs left a mark on the architectural landscape of the 20th century. The Tyne and Wear area in the north east of England is home to a number of Brutalist buildings that are celebrated for their uncompromising style and distinctiveness. From towering tower blocks to […]

The long wait is almost over, cricket is nearly back at the Emirates Riverside.   Durham get their home season underway on April 13 as they take on Worcestershire in the second round of the County Championship. International Cricket also makes a return this summer, with both England men’s and women’s teams playing white ball […]

To celebrate pancake day, Spark have curated a list of our favourite North East restaurants to get your pancake fix this Shrove Tuesday. Whether you are a lover of sweet or savoury food and prefer crepes or American style pancakes, we have all options covered. Love Lily – Sunderland Love Lily is a locally owned […]


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