SAM Fender and bangers usually go together – but thanks to a North East food company, it now has two meanings after the business made sausages inspired by the indie star.

Calling them ‘Hypersonic sausages’, a nod to the musicians debut album ‘Hypersonic Missiles’, the Geordie Banger Company created a charity sausage earlier this month, which aimed to raise money for the NEH North East homeless.

The Northern Echo: The 'Hypersonic Sausage' was created for charity. Picture: GEORDIE BANGER CO.The 'Hypersonic Sausage' was created for charity. Picture: GEORDIE BANGER CO.

In total, they were able to make and sell 390 packs of the Hypersonic sausages – raising £390 in the process. However, thanks to a match funding donation from Inspired Outsourcing Limited, £780 will now go to the homeless charity in Newcastle.

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Earlier this year, Sam Fender was announced as the patron of North East Homeless.

The musician, who is from North Shields, has been vocal in his support of homeless charities and paid tribute to their work while accepting his Brit award earlier this year.

The Northern Echo: Sam Fender. Picture: PA MEDIA.Sam Fender. Picture: PA MEDIA.

North East Homeless operates from a unit at Northumberland Street, North Shields, where it offers a range of services for homeless people, including food, training and support.

Brian Burridge, who set up the charity with his wife, Emma, said Fender has long been a champion of their work.

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