Apprenticeships

Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram launches Liverpool City Region apprenticeship portal

The UCAS-style portal has been created thanks to the Metro Mayor’s powers relating to the skills agenda.
Energy

Steve Rotheram Announces Plans for a £10 million Green Investment Fund

The fund supports renewable energy projects and his ambition for a zero-carbon city region by 2040.
General News

Metro Mayor hails improved facilities as Newton-le-Willows Interchange scheme officially opens

The £18.95m investment was funded by the Local Growth Fund and Merseytravel.
Culture

Foundation launches to make Liverpool City Region the most LGBT+ friendly region in the UK

It aims to extend the reach of Pride across the whole of the Liverpool City Region.
Culture

Liverpool City Region Borough of Culture - Wirral - holds its first event.

Birkenhead Town Hall will come alive for Animated Square in March as Wirral celebrates Borough of Culture for 2019.
Environment

Metro Mayor leads calls for action to improve air quality

Steve Rotheram called for central government to take more action to address air quality.
Digital

Metro Mayor launches programme to improve the gender balance in tech sector

Steve Rotheram has teamed up with InnovateHer to help get more girls into tech.
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.