Welcome to Sparkle Up North

PR / Training / Community

Get help spreading your sparkle online with the Sparkle Up North team, we’ll help share your story through our new Magazine, PR training and our supportive community on social media.

Share your sparkly stories of growth, collaborations and success with us!

Social Media Coach Amy Downes and
Media Consultant & Journalist Sophie Mei Lan


What We Do

Positive News Up North

Support northern business owners by sharing their stories and promoting their brand through our magazine.

Membership Community

We want to share, celebrate your successes, and of course join together as a supportive non-judgemental community.

Services to build your business

Up skill in the media, online on social media and in print, TV and on radio!

Get to know the team

Sparkle Up North

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Dedicated to the S.U.N Sisterhood

Why You’ll Love Us

There has never been a better time to join the S.U.N Sisterhood

  • Magazine
  • Community
  • Support
  • Grow your brand with us



Featured Stories

WHY WE SET UP SPARKLE UP NORTH: women in business magazine

  Spreading sparkly business stories through Sparkle Up North! Showcasing the magic of northern businesses, influencers and brands.   Supporting businesses up north curating their stories through magazine articles, blogs and vlogs as well as sharing tips, harnessing a supportive community and upskilling how-tos.  Our co-editor and founder Sophie Mei Lan was herself interviewed as the tables… Continue reading →


Whilst the hubbub of activity can feel exciting to many as gyms, shops and life re-opens somewhat, for many people coming out of Lockdown and any period of isolation can evoke feelings of anxiety.  A holistic health practitioner who specialises in Hypnotherapy, Reiki and Reflexology shares her top tips to manage post-Lockdown Anxiety.    Here… Continue reading →