Changes Start with... THE SPARK "at the heart of the alternative west country"

meet the team

Everyone that works for The Spark, from owner and editor to van-driver and envelope stuffer, gets paid the same hourly rate. And every writer gets the same rate-per-word.

We all work part-time, and do other interesting stuff besides. Click on a photo for more about us!

Darryl Bullock

The Spark owner, writer

Beccy Golding

production manager, writer

Andy Ballard


Kate Evans


Josephine Middleton

freelance writer

Will Simpson

freelance writer












Ann Sheldon

advertising manager

Vicki West


Naomi Ross

finance worker

Fiona McClymont

freelance writer

Alex Cater

freelance writer

Chris Mitchell

freelance writer