Welcome to our great city

Our Newcastle is a great city, one that never stands still. A city that makes history and shapes the future.
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This is your Newcastle

Your Council

We deliver over 200 services

Despite the global economic challenges, we’ve got bold plans and we’ve already started to deliver them. We’ve got a plan to make our city centre better than ever. New business districts, enhancing our retail offer, new jobs, new homes and new connections.
Your Council

Active Newcastle

Whether you are a sportsperson, keen swimmer, Zumba enthusiast or just enjoy a walk in the park, Active Newcastle can lead you to an active way of life.



10 top tips for employing the right people for your business

Employing the right staff is crucial for any business. Employees represent the company and can make or break a customer experience. 

Top Tips
Visit Newcastle


Whether you want to explore the Quayside, take in the fine architecture on Grey Street or discover Newcastle's industrial past, we've got it all.
Visit Newcastle


There's plenty to do and see in Newcastle from Castle Keep to the Tyne Bridge to Grey's Monument, you can't afford to miss out on these top attractions in the city.
Visit Newcastle


You'll never find yourself short of things to do in our city.


Ready for your Lightbulb moment? We invented it

We are home to two world-leading universities, and five within the wider region with more students per capita than any other region.

Your Elected Representatives

The Cabinet comprises of the leader and eight other Councillors. It is the part of the Council which is responsible for the most strategic decisions.
Leader of the Council
Leader of the Council