General News

New report finds over 500,000 home owners in the North West are living in poor quality housing

The Northern Housing Consortium (NHC), a membership body, calls for more focus on improving the North West’s existing housing stock in light of a new report launched today......
General News

Young Liverpool City Region boxers fly to Louisville as part of Cultural Exchange

A group of six young boxers are jetting off to Louisville today, as part of the next stage of a sporting and musical exchange between the Liverpool City Region and Louisville, Kentucky...
Devolution Stories
Ron Russell

Ron Russell

Ron Russell is the Centre Manager at The Rutherford Cancer Centre North West, which is currently being built as part of Paddington Village in the heart of Liverpool's Knowledge Quarter. Scheduled to open in 2019, the new centre will treat up to 500 patients a year.
Culture
Mary Lamb

Mary Lamb

Liverpool City Region has taken the bold step of introducing a '1% for Culture' programme - a groundbreaking commitment that will see us spend the equivalent of at least 1% of the annual £30 million Devolution funding on cultural activities.
Culture
Bev Ayre

Bev Ayre

Culture and the arts deliver huge benefits to Liverpool City Region. They bring people together to enjoy once-in-a-lifetime events, as well as attracting tourists who boost our visitor economy. But even more than that, the events that go on across the city region give local people the opportunity to learn their trade and thrive in cultural professions, without the need to move away.
Devolution Stories
Danny Robinson

Danny Robinson

Danny Robinson loves cycling. And he believes in the power cycling to affect change. His social enterprise company, Peloton Liverpool, uses two wheels to help create a better city region in a number of ways, all working on the principle that grassroots activism changes lives.
Devolution Stories
Margaret Wilson

Margaret Wilson

Improving the employment and skills prospects for all residents across Liverpool City Region is a key priority for the Combined Authority. It's a cornerstone of the Devolution package agreed with Government and includes funding the innovative £4.5m Households into Work programme.
Devolution Stories
Lee Omar

Lee Omar

Lee Omar is the founder and CEO of Red Ninja Studios based in Liverpool Science Park. Red Ninja is one of the city region's leading digital innovators, built on a belief that design and technology can change lives for the better. With its origins in games and mobile apps, Red Ninja now builds sensor technology, delivering leading-edge research and development on health and transport including a digital health application that prevents falls in our ageing population.
Brexit

Metro Mayors’ Summit calls for strengthened commitment to devolution

Regional mayors are calling on the government to strengthen devolution and fully fund and devolve the Shared Prosperity Fund.
Devolution Stories
Louis Jones

Louis Jones

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has contributed £3.4 million in funding to help Alstom to create the groudbreaking facility, where it will fulfil a €28 million contract to repaint the 56-strong fleet of Pendolino trains, used by Virgin on the West Coast Main line.