General News

More Mersey Ferry services added as people Rethink Travel

Commuter services will increase from Monday 1 June.
Business & Economic Resilience Updates

“We must be ambitious for our economic recovery” – Metro Mayor

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, has set out the Combined Authority’s initial analysis of the economic impact of COVID-19 on the city region and revealed the first steps of a four-pronged approach to drive economic and business recovery. 
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LCR Cares distributes more than £1 million in less than two months

Less than two months after it was launched, 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, has now distributed more than £1 million to 240 community groups.
Business & Economic Resilience Updates

Metro Mayor launches Sustain – a new programme to support Liverpool City Region businesses

Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has launched the latest support programme designed to help Liverpool City Region business leaders navigate the unprecedented shock to the local economy of COVID-19.
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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.
General News

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.