The wooden structure was replaced by a stone castle in 1087.
to defend it from invaders during the Border war against Scotland.
The city grew as an important centre for the wool trade in the 14th century, and later became a major coal mining area.
The port developed in the 16th century and, along with the shipyards lower down the River Tyne, was amongst the world's largest shipbuilding and ship-repairing centres.
The regional nickname and dialect for people from Newcastle and the surrounding area is Geordie.
goto be daft like me full of fun and not take life too seriously.
I've been through a lot of heartache in my life and seriously not looking for any more!
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The sentence above applies to my life prior to December 2015. Until then I was happy being a good father and now I'm lost and alone.