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Twin City Partnerships

Newcastle has a range of city twinning and partnership relationships with cities in different parts of the world.
Europe: Bergen (Norway), Gelsenkirchen (Germany), Groningen (the Netherlands), Nancy (France) and Malmo (Sweden).
Rest of the world: Atlanta and Little Rock (United States), Haifa (Israel), Newcastle NSW (Australia) and Taiyuan and Zhengzhou (China).

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Get INvolved Testimonials

Matthew Ord, North East Chamber of Commerce, International Trade Senior Account Manager

 Simon and Zélie are fantastic ambassadors for the region and the offering from Better Visits is first-class.

French StudentsWork Experience at Fenwick, February 2014

 The students have said how marvellous their work experience was.  Everything was wonderful, thanks to you.  They enjoyed the experience so much. I am very grateful for everything you have done for us and want to thank you very much.   “The work experience at Fenwick could never have taken place without International Newcastle’s involvement.  The Head Teacher is very pleased as we have tried to gain work experience in England before and it has always failed to happen. (Mr Noureddine Sebbar, Montpellier, Vocational Training School, Pierre Mendes, Montpellier)

Ms Hironi Naikaue   – JAPAN, Hirosima – Environment Bureau, Global Warming Countermeasure Division – 2013

You were so hospitable throughout the programme and I would like to thank you for that.  I was a complete stranger, so without your help, I could not have been to those interesting places.  The atmosphere of the local restaurant that you took me to was impressive and the local dish served was wonderful.

Mr Lutostanski, Consulate General, POLAND – 2013

International Newcastle helped City Council to facilitate a meeting between representatives of a variety of Polish organisations and the Polish Consulate General.  We provided briefing notes and contacted community groups to get involved.  The visit was a great success and the Consul General Mr Lutostanski said that ‘it was one of the best organised that he had every experienced.