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The Case for the Liverpool City Region: The impact of Covid-19 is greater in the Liverpool City Region than anywhere else

A clear message to the Government from the Liverpool City Region’s Metro Mayor and all political leaders across the City Region, asking for fair funding to help them avoid devastating consequences for the people of Merseyside.
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Business & Economic Resilience Updates

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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Mersey Ferries to re-start commuter services and temporary suspension of Mersey Tunnel tolls to end from Thursday 14 May.

The announcement comes as more people are expected to travel and return to work this week.
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Joint statement on Domestic Abuse from Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, Chief Constable of Merseyside Police and Merseyside's Police and Crime Commissioner

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, Andy Cooke, Chief Constable of Merseyside Police, and Jane Kennedy, Merseyside's Police and Crime Commissioner, have issued a joint statement on Domestic Abuse.
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LCR Cares Hits £1 million Target

LCR Cares, the community fund set up by Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram, working in partnership with the Community Foundation for Merseyside and the National Emergencies Trust, is celebrating having hit its £1 million fundraising target just over a month after it was launched.
Business & Economic Resilience Updates

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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LCR Cares COVID-19 Fund passes £700k with dozens of community groups awarded funding

Around 80 local groups and charities have now been supported from the fund.
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Metro Mayor Launches Appeal to Liverpool Fans to Support LCR Cares

Speaking on The Anfield Wrap podcast’s Weekender programme this morning (17/04/20), Steve Rotheram launched an appeal for Liverpool fans around the world to support the LCR Cares charity, which is supporting community and voluntary organisations helping local communities cope with the impact of coronavirus.
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LCR Cares: New donations see fund pass £500k mark as next wave of funding reaches community groups

The LCR Cares COVID-19 community support fund has smashed through the half a million pound mark. The fund now stands at £575k, more than half-way to the £1m target set by Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram.
Business & Economic Resilience Updates

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.
Business & Economic Resilience Updates

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.