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.
Brexit
Houses of Parliament

Metro Mayor pushes city region’s case with Brexit minister

Steve Rotheram will tell the Brexit Minister in a meeting in London today that No Deal must be taken off the table.
Culture

The Liverpool City Region announces members of Music Board

A panel of experts from the world of music will be announced as members of a new music board.
Budget
Steve Rotheram giving a speech

Steve Rotheram announces priorities for the coming year

The Metro Mayor sets out an ambitious set of priorities to generate jobs, improve skills and deliver investment.
Environment

Liverpool City Region launches the Year of the Environment

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has officially declared 2019 as the Year of Action on the Environment.
Knowsley

£12m paves the way for Halsnead Garden Village development

The Combined Authority has approved £12m funding to support the creation of the development near Whiston.