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Metro Mayor secures £50,000 compensation for Southport for rail disruption

Southport will receive £50,000 to offset the economic impact of the Northern Rail debacle...
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Combined Authority comes together in Armed Forces Week to support the armed forces community

Representatives from across the three military services attended today’s meeting of the Combined Authority, as the Liverpool City Region signed a Memorandum of Understanding in support of the armed forces community...
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Steve Rotheram sets out transport red lines

The Metro Mayor has today vowed to veto any government transport proposals that do not deliver what is needed for Liverpool City Region and the north as a whole...
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Steve Rotheram praises Bus Alliance ahead of Clean Air Day 2018

Partners from across the Liverpool City Region will be in Williamson Square for National Clean Air Day on Thursday, 21 June persuading people to play their part to help tackle air pollution ...
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Metro Mayors call for the RMT to postpone planned industrial action on intercity rail services

The Metro Mayors of Liverpool City Region and Greater Manchester have called on Northern rail and the RMT to enter into negotiations ahead of planned industrial action on intercity rail services across Greater Manchester and Merseyside...
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City Region Leaders Join Calls For Government Action to Improve Air Quality

Steve Rotheram, Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor, and Nathalie Nicholas, the Combined Authority’s recently-appointed Deputy Portfolio Holder for Transport and Air Quality, are representing the city region at a National Clean Air Summit tomorrow (Wed...
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Steve Rotheram announces latest stage in plans for new Mersey Ferry

The Metro Mayor has announced an event to help local suppliers get involved in building the new Mersey Ferry...
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Regional mayors’ skills summit calls for further devolution

England’s directly-elected regional mayors will meet in Liverpool today to call on the government for greater devolution of powers and funding over skills...
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Bus driver training drives up satisfaction levels

As part of the Liverpool City Region Bus Alliance, Merseytravel, Arriva and Stagecoach have jointly developed the bespoke training course, supported by more than £100,000 from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority ...
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Liverpool City Region welcomes Wales and Borders rail franchise announcement

Better rail connections between the Liverpool City Region and North Wales have been announced...