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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...

15 Jun
2018

Steve Rotheram announces latest stage in plans for new Mersey Ferry

The Metro Mayor has announced an event to help local suppliers get involved in building the new Mersey Ferry...

13 Jun
2018

Regional mayors’ skills summit calls for further devolution

England’s directly-elected regional mayors will meet in Liverpool today to call on the government for greater devolution of powers and funding over skills...

12 Jun
2018

Bus driver training drives up satisfaction levels

As part of the Liverpool City Region Bus Alliance, Merseytravel, Arriva and Stagecoach have jointly developed the bespoke training course, supported by more than £100,000 from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority ...

5 Jun
2018

Liverpool City Region welcomes Wales and Borders rail franchise announcement

Better rail connections between the Liverpool City Region and North Wales have been announced...

4 Jun
2018

Steve Rotheram calls for answers about Northern Rail fiasco

The Metro Mayor took part in a conference call with Jo Johnson and leaders of Northern Rail this afternoon ...

31 May
2018

Combined Authority sharpens focus on inclusive growth, air quality, and further devolution

A reshuffle of portfolio holders by the Metro Mayor will see Liverpool City Region Combined Authority signal a sharper focus on inclusive growth, air quality, and further devolution...

31 May
2018

Funding boost for Shakespeare North Playhouse and Prescot town centre

The Combined Authority has approved a package of £14million for the Shakespeare North Playhouse and Rail Interchange project in Prescot....

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