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Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram Announces Potential £5 million Support for Social Economy

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, will announce plans to establish a fund to support socially trading organisations to multiply and grow across the city region, including potential funding from the Combined Authority of up to £5 million.
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New ‘MetroCard’ travel scheme to replace Walrus card

A new MetroCard smart travel scheme is to replace the Liverpool…

Simon O’Brien named as Liverpool City Region cycling and walking commissioner

Simon will be helping to deliver the Metro Mayor’s vision for an active travel revolution across all six districts of the city region

Finalists in the Liverpool City Region Culture and Creativity Awards announced.

Six of the finalists – those for the People’s Choice award - will now go to a public vote.
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Arial view of liverpool from Cathedral


Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, has launched a consultation to help make the city region a more prosperous, healthier and greener place to live, work, invest in, and visit.

Still Time to Enter the Design a House Competition.

The deadline for the Design a House competition, organised by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, has been extended.
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Contactless convenience a hit for Liverpool City Region bus users

During its first month of operating a fully contactless bus network, nearly one in five journeys across the Liverpool City Region were paid for using the technology.
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First new train for the Merseyrail network heads for test track testing

Another key manufacturing milestone has been met in the build of the new trains for the Merseyrail network.
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Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor Calls for Northern Rail to be Stripped of its Franchise

At this afternoon’s Liverpool City Region Combined Authority meeting, reacting to news that Northern Rail will again run no services from Liverpool to Manchester airport on Sunday 6 October, Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram called on government to remove the franchise from Northern Rail.

Metro Mayor calls for ‘revolution’ in walking and cycling across Liverpool City Region as he confirms investment for new foot and bike routes

He called on people to leave their cars at home in favour of taking more short journeys by foot or bike.