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East 17 make South Shields sparkle

Crowds gathered to watch as the Christmas lights at South Shields were lit up by East 17 on the most festive event of the year. The South Shields Lights Switch On took place on November 21. BBC Newcastle’s Gilly Hope hosted the event and she was joined by Mayor Councillor […]

Fenwick's window 2019

Fenwick’s window reveal 2019

  If you haven’t already heard, Fenwick’s Window this year is Charlie And The Chocolate Factory. This follows their film themed windows of the past two years, Paddington Bear in 2017 and The Snowman in 2018. Before the big reveal, we asked a few people in the crowd what they […]

Spark FM Brexit Debate Special (Preview)

Spark FM Brexit Debate Special (Preview)

Today the hosts of Spark’s ‘Honest Politics’ show Keith Bays and Daniel Hordon welcomed into the Spark FM studios Dr Peter Hayes (senior lecturer in politics at Sunderland University) and Dr Kevin Yuill (assistant professor of American history at Sunderland University and a Brexit Party candidate for Houghton and Sunderland South). […]