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13 Jul
2018

Metro Mayor announces bus discount scheme for apprentices, saving £420 a year

Steve Rotheram will today announce one of the country’s most generous discounted bus travel schemes for apprentices ...

10 Jul
2018

National Infrastructure Assessment “endorses Liverpool City Region priorities” — says Steve Rotheram

A new report for the National Infrastructure Commission today endorsed a raft of Liverpool City Region priorities...

9 Jul
2018

Steve Rotheram responds to plans to leave train schedules unchanged

Train operators will leave schedules unchanged to avoid repeat the chaos brought about by the May timetable...

6 Jul
2018

Metro Mayor secures £50,000 compensation for Southport for rail disruption

Southport will receive £50,000 to offset the economic impact of the Northern Rail debacle...

4 Jul
2018

Steve Rotheram announces new £5 million Town Centre Fund

The Metro Mayor has announced a new £5 million Town Centre Fund to support the long-term success of the city region’s town centres....

29 Jun
2018

Combined Authority comes together in Armed Forces Week to support the armed forces community

Representatives from across the three military services attended today’s meeting of the Combined Authority, as the Liverpool City Region signed a Memorandum of Understanding in support of the armed forces community...

25 Jun
2018

Steve Rotheram sets out transport red lines

The Metro Mayor has today vowed to veto any government transport proposals that do not deliver what is needed for Liverpool City Region and the north as a whole...

21 Jun
2018

Steve Rotheram praises Bus Alliance ahead of Clean Air Day 2018

Partners from across the Liverpool City Region will be in Williamson Square for National Clean Air Day on Thursday, 21 June persuading people to play their part to help tackle air pollution ...

20 Jun
2018

Metro Mayors call for the RMT to postpone planned industrial action on intercity rail services

The Metro Mayors of Liverpool City Region and Greater Manchester have called on Northern rail and the RMT to enter into negotiations ahead of planned industrial action on intercity rail services across Greater Manchester and Merseyside...

19 Jun
2018

City Region Leaders Join Calls For Government Action to Improve Air Quality

Steve Rotheram, Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor, and Nathalie Nicholas, the Combined Authority’s recently-appointed Deputy Portfolio Holder for Transport and Air Quality, are representing the city region at a National Clean Air Summit tomorrow (Wed...

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