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A green light on HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail is ‘critical to the long term success of the UK and all its parts’, says new campaign backed by business and political leaders

Business and political leaders from the North have today joined together to launch Connecting Britain, a campaign to speak with one, united voice and underline the importance of the full delivery of both HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) for communities throughout the North of England.

Half-price rail travel for young apprentices in the Liverpool City Region launched today

From today (2 September) young people in apprenticeships across the Liverpool City Region are being given half-price train travel
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£172m for Green Transport to Boost Liverpool City Region Economy

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has published details of how it proposes to invest £172 million in public and sustainable transport to drive inclusive growth across the city region.
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New Mersey Ferry funding decision to be taken by Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

Metro Mayor, Steve Rotheram, and the other members of the Combined Authority will be asked to formalise their commitment to a new Mersey Ferry official at next week's meeting (Friday 6 September)
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New approach for International Business Festival

Plans to revitalise the International Business Festival have been announced today by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority.
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LCR Listens – More Than 500 People Have Their Say on Future of Liverpool City Region

Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram launched LCR Listens earlier this month. The exercise is engaging with people across all six boroughs that make up the Liverpool City Region.
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Service users talk about the benefits of Households into Work

The issues facing people are complex and varied including debt and finance, housing, mental health illness, addiction and isolation.

Metro Mayor Launches LCR Listens – Combined Authority’s Biggest Ever Public Engagement Exercise

The three-month exercise will gather opinions on a wide range of topics, including transport, jobs and skills and  the environment.
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8,000 children benefit from cycle training from Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

During the last year more than 8,000 pupils aged between 10 and…

First LCR transfer of Apprenticeship Levy funds creates 44 apprentices for autism charity

The transfer, the first of its kind in the Liverpool City Region, was facilitated by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority’s Apprenticeship Brokerage Service.