Newcastle is a vibrant and friendly city with a history spanning over 2000 years. With a population of 292,000 the people of Newcastle have an astounding reputation for commitment and hard work.
From its industrial past, the city has developed into an urban hub for new technologies, life sciences and cultural industries. The city is home to a wealth of sport and culture, including St James' Park, the Great North Run, the recently renovated Theatre Royal, regional home to the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Metro Radio Arena - host of big name performances. It is well know for its centre of shopping excellence at Eldon Square with small exclusive shops to major department stores, as well as its renowned and popular nightlife.
Visit the Newcastle City Council website at www.newcastle.gov.uk