Transport

£4m scheme to revive Liverpool’s “most beautiful boulevard” approved

Liverpool City Council has given the go-ahead to a major highways scheme.
Brexit

Northern Labour leaders demand £70bn plan for the north as post-Brexit safety net

Steve Rotheram joined fellow Labour figures in calling for an investment plan for the north.
Devolution

Liverpool high-speed rail link plans approved by Transport for the North

The announcement backs Liverpool's case for north-south and west-east high-speed links.
Environment

Next stage of bus and cycling network is given the go-ahead

Nearly £500,000 of funding has been approved to develop green bus corridors and the city region’s cycling and walking network. 
Budget
Liverpool City Region Combined Authority Logo

Combined Authority agrees budget and priorities for 2019/20

A new £1 Fast Tag for residents in the Liverpool City Region and a freeze in the Mersey tunnel cash toll was also approved.
Transport

Liverpool high-speed rail link plans reach major milestone

Transport for the North has set out a commitment to Northern Powerhouse Rail by connecting the Liverpool City Region to HS2.
Culture

Winning design of new Borough of Culture logo unveiled

Leigh D’Arcy of the Wirral has been announced as the winner of the competition to design a logo for the Borough of Culture.
Apprenticeships

Liverpool City Region Careers Hub to improve opportunities for young people

The LEP has launched a new careers hub to help young people make better careers choices.
Inclusive growth

Steve Rotheram launches Fair Employment Charter

The Metro Mayor has launched a bid to improve working conditions for thousands of working people.
Budget

Steve Rotheram proposes £1 Fast Tag toll for Mersey Tunnels

The Metro Mayor is set to deliver on his manifesto pledge by introducing a £1 Fast Tag toll for city region residents.