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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.
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LCR Cares grants now total more than £160,000

Another £86,000 worth of funding from the LCR Cares COVID-19 Community Fund has been allocated.
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Metro Mayor at home
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Jamie Carragher Supports LCR Cares

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher’s 23 Foundation has donated £5,000 to support the LCR Cares COVID-19 Community Fund.
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Business & Economic Resilience Updates

First recipients of LCR Cares grants revealed as fund nears half a million pound mark

The first 17 recipients of grants from LCR Cares totalling £75,000 have been revealed, as the fund nears the half a million pound mark.
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LCR Cares fund closing in fast on the half million pound mark

A new crowdfunding campaign to raise £1million to support community and voluntary organisations on the frontline of helping the city region’s communities cope with the impact of Coronavirus, is almost half way to its target after just one week.
Business & Economic Resilience Updates

Urgent Call for Help with Personal Protective Equipment for Frontline workers

Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has launched an urgent call for donations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for frontline key workers supporting the region’s most vulnerable people during the coronavirus crisis.
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Metro Mayor welcomes move to make travel easier for those carrying out essential journeys

Valid Merseyrail tickets to be accepted on City Region bus services.