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21 Mar
2018

St Helens named as the first Borough of Culture in the Liverpool City Region

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has announced that St Helens will be its first Borough of Culture, as part of its new 1% for Culture programme ...

21 Mar
2018

Steve Rotheram urges rural businesses to apply for funding

Speaking at an event in Widnes, the Metro Mayor urges rural businesses to apply for funding ...

12 Mar
2018

Liverpool City Region approves new Skills Strategy to drive inclusive growth

At the latest meeting of the Combined Authority, a new Skills Strategy for the city region was approved...

12 Mar
2018

Liverpool City Region introduces 1% for culture programme to support cultural activities

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has become the first in the country to commit to spending the equivalent of 1% of its annual £30 million devolution funding from government to support cultural activities ...

9 Mar
2018

Liverpool City Region approves £25m funding to boost key route network

The Combined Authority today approved a package of £25m funding to support 15 highway schemes that will make improvements to the city region’s Key Route Network ...

9 Mar
2018

Combined Authority adopts Culture and Creativity Strategy

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority adopted a Culture and Creativity Strategy setting out the city region’s approach to boosting cultural activities and creativity over the next 30 years...

8 Mar
2018

Liverpool City Region leaders release new mission statement in fight against violence against women and girls

The Metro Mayor, Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner, and Merseyside Police have joined with a host of agencies, women’s equality campaigners and partners across the city region to highlight the priority they are placing on preventing violence again...

8 Mar
2018

Steve Rotheram meets the apprentices helping to keep Merseyrail trains on track

The Metro Mayor visited Stadler in Birkenhead to meet some of the apprentices who are helping to keep Merseyrail’s fleet of trains on the track...

8 Mar
2018

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority Launches Plan to Increase Apprenticeships

As part of National Apprenticeships Week, Liverpool City Region has published its Apprenticeship Growth Plan setting out how it will increase the number of apprenticeships over the next three years....

7 Mar
2018

Steve Rotheram and UK Music launch Wish You Were Here report

The Metro Mayor was joined by Michael Dugher, CEO of UK Music, and Wendy Simon, Liverpool’s Assistant Mayor and cabinet member for culture, to unveil a radical plan to grow Liverpool’s world-famous music scene...

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