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Metro Mayor Announces Liverpool City Region Economic Recovery Panel

Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has announced the creation of a Liverpool City Region Economic Recovery Panel, to help steer the city region through the economic recovery following the coronavirus crisis.
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Liverpool City Region SMEs step up as LCR Cares Fund fast-tracks £500k for community groups

The LCR Cares Fund has reached another milestone, with more than half a million pounds having been directly awarded to local community organisations to date.
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Metro Mayor announces £15m Coronavirus business support

Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram will today (Thursday 16 April) announce plans to redirect £15m from existing Combined Authority projects to support businesses and the community and voluntary sector through the Coronavirus crisis.
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Metro Mayor announces £400,000 of immediate funding to support Music, Film and TV industries

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of Liverpool City Region, has today (Wednesday, 15 April, 2020) announced that £400k of funding is being made available to provide immediate support to the city region’s vital Music, Film and TV industries.
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First recipients of LCR Cares grants revealed as fund nears half a million pound mark

The first 17 recipients of grants from LCR Cares totalling £75,000 have been revealed, as the fund nears the half a million pound mark.
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Urgent Call for Help with Personal Protective Equipment for Frontline workers

Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has launched an urgent call for donations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for frontline key workers supporting the region’s most vulnerable people during the coronavirus crisis.
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Employment advice and support for those affected by current situation relating to Coronavirus

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority are working closely with local authorities, Trade Unions, Jobcentre Plus, and the government to support people whose jobs or income has been affected by the Coronavirus outbreak.
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Metro Mayor Announces 100% Funding allocation for All Adult Education Budget Providers in Liverpool City Region As Response to Coronavirus

The move is intended to provide stability and help to protect the sector during the current uncertainty created by the Coronavirus crisis. 
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Survey Reveals 95% of LCR businesses are affected by COVID-19

A survey by Growth Platform, the City Region’s Growth Company, reveals the risks to city region businesses, as well as the priority support needed during the coronavirus outbreak.
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Metro Mayor Announces Tailored Business Support for Socially Trading Organisations

Around 200 socially trading organisations across the Liverpool City Region are set to benefit from tailored business support, as the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and Power to Change have fast-tracked plans due to launch in the autumn.