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7 Sep
2017

Metro Mayor visits Cammell Laird to see progress on the RSS Sir David Attenborough and hear about the exciting plans for a new venture called Cammell Laird Energy

Earlier this week, Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram visited Cammell Laird to see the progress being made on the £200m RRS Sir David Attenborough polar research ship, which is being built right here in the Liverpool City Region......

6 Sep
2017

Metro Mayor keeps his armed forces pledge

Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram last night formally signed the Liverpool City Region Armed Forces Community Covenant at an event hosted by the reserves unit, 238 Squadron, 156 Transport Regiment, Royal Logistics Corps in Bootle......

6 Sep
2017

Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram visits two flagship University projects

The Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor, Steve Rotheram, has today visited the University of Liverpool to find out about how it is connecting with industry, supporting innovation and tackling some of the world’s greatest challenges......

25 Aug
2017

Metro Mayor Appoints Fairness Tsar

Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram today announced the appointment of TUC Regional Secretary Lynn Collins as Chair of his Fairness and Social Justice Advisory Board......

18 Aug
2017

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority awards £8.9 million to improve skills facilities

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has today agreed capital funding of almost £9 million through its Local Growth Fund (which form part of the Single Investment Fund (SIF)) to support skills and learning opportunities for communities across...

17 Aug
2017

Liverpool City Region is open for business during major upgrade to Lime Street station

Passengers are being reassured that the Liverpool City Region will remain ‘open for business’ when the first phase of a major transformation of Liverpool Lime Street kicks off next month......

7 Aug
2017

Metro Mayor invites Prime Minister to make personal visit to New Ferry

The Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region has written to the Prime Minister requesting she visits New Ferry to see for herself the devastation caused by the gas explosion in March this year…...

7 Aug
2017

Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor Metro Mayor tells business leaders, “Halton is key to City Region’s economic future

Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor this week told a round table meeting with Halton business leaders, that the borough had a key role to play in the area’s economic future......

2 Aug
2017

Skills Commission key to successful and dynamic economy, says Metro Mayor

Ambitious plans to make the Liverpool City Region a high skill, high value economy took a major step forward today with the first meeting of a high-powered Skills Commission....

1 Aug
2017

Liverpool City Region secures £3.5m for innovative employment programme

A new innovative programme to help people into work has secured £3.5m of funding from the Department for Work and Pensions....

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