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New report finds over 500,000 home owners in the North West are living in poor quality housing

The Northern Housing Consortium (NHC), a membership body, calls for more focus on improving the North West’s existing housing stock in light of a new report launched today......
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Young Liverpool City Region boxers fly to Louisville as part of Cultural Exchange

A group of six young boxers are jetting off to Louisville today, as part of the next stage of a sporting and musical exchange between the Liverpool City Region and Louisville, Kentucky...

Metro Mayors’ Summit calls for strengthened commitment to devolution

Regional mayors are calling on the government to strengthen devolution and fully fund and devolve the Shared Prosperity Fund.
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One year anniversary of the Fairness and Social Justice Advisory Board

Lynn Collins reflects on the impact FASJAB has made in its first year.
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Steve Rotheram and Luciana Berger back the Zero Suicide Alliance

Employers are being urged to encourage their staff to take free suicide prevention training.

Mayors join forces to push for Crossrail for the North

Steve Rotheram and Joe Anderson will be using the Convention of the North to call on government to make Crossrail for the North a reality.
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Joint statement from the Combined Authority, Merseyrail and the RMT

An agreement in principle has been made regarding the future of a second member of staff on board the train.

Combined Authority approves £20m for new cruise liner terminal

The funding will contribute to the construction of a new terminal building to replace the current temporary terminal on Princes Dock.
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Metro Mayor says 18,000 more construction workers are needed

A Combined Authority report says that thousands of additional construction jobs will be needed in the coming years to meet demand.
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Northern Mayors demand fare freeze on Northern and TransPennine Express

Steve Rotheram and Andy Burnham, have today written to the Secretary of State for Transport to demand a freeze on rail fares, ensuring that northern passengers are not hit by proposed fare rises on Northern and TransPennine services in 2019...
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Steve Rotheram welcomes £4m Inspiring Science Fund investment in the city region

Two Liverpool City Region science centres have received funding from government to help deliver science learning and engagement opportunities to young people ...
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£6m Combined Authority funding could create more than 500 jobs

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has agreed to provide £6 million funding, from its Single Investment Fund, for two developments that could create more than 500 jobs ...