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Liverpool City Region approves new Skills Strategy to drive inclusive growth

At the latest meeting of the Combined Authority, a new Skills Strategy for the city region was approved...
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Liverpool City Region introduces 1% for culture programme to support cultural activities

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has become the first in the country to commit to spending the equivalent of 1% of its annual £30 million devolution funding from government to support cultural activities ...
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Combined Authority adopts Culture and Creativity Strategy

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority adopted a Culture and Creativity Strategy setting out the city region’s approach to boosting cultural activities and creativity over the next 30 years...
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Liverpool City Region approves £25m funding to boost key route network

The Combined Authority today approved a package of £25m funding to support 15 highway schemes that will make improvements to the city region’s Key Route Network ...
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Liverpool City Region leaders release new mission statement in fight against violence against women and girls

The Metro Mayor, Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner, and Merseyside Police have joined with a host of agencies, women’s equality campaigners and partners across the city region to highlight the priority they are placing on preventing violence again...
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Steve Rotheram meets the apprentices helping to keep Merseyrail trains on track

The Metro Mayor visited Stadler in Birkenhead to meet some of the apprentices who are helping to keep Merseyrail’s fleet of trains on the track...
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Liverpool City Region Combined Authority Launches Plan to Increase Apprenticeships

As part of National Apprenticeships Week, Liverpool City Region has published its Apprenticeship Growth Plan setting out how it will increase the number of apprenticeships over the next three years....
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Steve Rotheram and UK Music launch Wish You Were Here report

The Metro Mayor was joined by Michael Dugher, CEO of UK Music, and Wendy Simon, Liverpool’s Assistant Mayor and cabinet member for culture, to unveil a radical plan to grow Liverpool’s world-famous music scene...
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Liverpool City Region to host summit to improve mental health awareness

The summit hosted by Steve Rotheram and Luciana Berger will have a particular focus on supporting employers to tackle mental health stigma; reduce sickness absence rates, increase attendance levels, and boost staff wellbeing and productivity ...
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Steve Rotheram and Andy Burnham call first Convention of the North

Metro Mayor's for the Liverpool City Region and Greater Manchester join together to provide focal point for Northern Powerhouse Rail campaign...
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Steve Rotheram launches £4.5m initiative to help households into work

Metro Mayor brings together 24 advocates to help unemployed families into work across the Liverpool City Region ...
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Steve Rotheram challenges house builders

Speaking today at his own housing summit, the Metro Mayor challenged housebuilders to make the Liverpool City Region an exemplar for innovation, sustainability and design excellence...