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Cash 4 Calendars, a charity initiative set up by Spark FM, is aiming to provide advent calendars for every child reliant on Sunderland’s foodbanks this Christmas. The fundraising drive, in partnership with Sunderland Foodbank and Trussell Trust, hopes to raise upwards of £500 to achieve its goal. The initiative was conceived by Spark FM presenter, […]

Local talent will be put at the heart of a new online campaign showing how lottery funding impacts and benefits real people in their hometown. The National Lottery has today launched a talent search across the City of Sunderland to find an ambitious young budding TV presenter to star in a brand-new mini-series that will […]

The Spice Girls will perform at Sunderland AFC’s Stadium of Light in the first of a new series of concerts at the venue. The group, who scored nine number one chart hits between 1996 and 2000, have reunited for live shows in 2019; they will be supported by top-selling English artist and singer-songwriter, Jess Glynne. Councillor […]

BBC Academy’s digital experts will be delivering free workshops at the University of Sunderland, offering an opportunity to get clued-up on the latest in digital content and hands-on with new technology. The BBC’s Digital Skills Morning will kick off at the National Glass Centre on October 15, 8.45am-1pm providing a special focus on nurturing new talent and creating […]

A new Sunderland charity is looking for book donations as it works to improve literacy in the region. Sunderland Literacy Aid (SLA) was registered earlier this year in an attempt to positively impact literacy levels in the Sunderland area. Its aims include saving unwanted texts from landfill sites and overseeing their redistribution into to the […]

Robert Temple is a comedy hypnotist that promises to take his subjects to the greatest acting school in the world, allowing them to work with their imaginations to the very best of their abilities while providing the perfect comedy backdrop. Genuinely funny, Robert Temple offers an evening for people to lose their inhibitions and laugh (and […]

Children from across Sunderland are feeling the benefits of increased physical activity after the launch of a new initiative at a local leisure centre. Max Whitlock Gymnastics launched at Washington Leisure Centre, which is managed by Everyone Active in partnership with Sunderland City Council, earlier this summer, and the sessions are already proving a success […]

Are you ready to GO wild? First look at Madagascar the Musical which is heading to Sunderland Empire in just one month for a roaring summer (28 Aug – 1 Sept 2018) with Matt Terry as Alex The Lion. Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar – The Musical follows all of your […]


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