General News

Metro Mayor issues important advice for key workers using public transport

Merseytravel and transport operators are working hard to provide resilient, dedicated services for essential journeys.
General News

Metro Mayor Kick-starts LCRCares fund to support Coronavirus “Community Heroes”

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, has launched 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.
Business & Economic Resilience Updates

Metro Mayor Announces 100% Funding allocation for All Adult Education Budget Providers in Liverpool City Region As Response to Coronavirus

The move is intended to provide stability and help to protect the sector during the current uncertainty created by the Coronavirus crisis. 
Business & Economic Resilience Updates

Survey Reveals 95% of LCR businesses are affected by COVID-19

A survey by Growth Platform, the City Region’s Growth Company, reveals the risks to city region businesses, as well as the priority support needed during the coronavirus outbreak.
Business & Economic Resilience Updates

Metro Mayor Announces Tailored Business Support for Socially Trading Organisations

Around 200 socially trading organisations across the Liverpool City Region are set to benefit from tailored business support, as the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and Power to Change have fast-tracked plans due to launch in the autumn.
Business & Economic Resilience Updates

Metro Mayor and Leader of Halton announcement on Mersey Tunnel and Mersey Gateway tolls

Mersey Tunnel Tolls have been suspended to help essential frontline key workers and the Government has been asked to agree to remove tolls from Mersey Gateway.
Business & Economic Resilience Updates

Merseyrail and the RMT Union reach agreement on release of back-dated pay awards to support Guards during Coronavirus crisis

The agreement was reached during talks over the weekend, brokered by Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram.
Business & Economic Resilience Updates

Metro Mayor unveils first package of measures to help Liverpool City Region deal with Coronavirus

Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has today unveiled an initial package of measures from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority aimed at easing the Coronavirus burden on local people.
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LCR Combined Authority Meeting: 20 March 2020 Update

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority met today (Friday, 20 March, for its usual monthly meeting and took a range of policy and funding decisions
General News

Metro Mayor announces revised timetables to maintain essential transport services during the COVID-19 crisis

Steve Rotheram is urging people to follow national advice about essential travel as changes to public transport services are set to be introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and to keep services running.
Business & Economic Resilience Updates

Statement from Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor following conference call with city region businesses and economic stakeholders

Following a conference call with city region businesses and economic stakeholders earlier today, Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram calls for urgent clarity from government on how businesses can access support.
Business & Economic Resilience Updates

Steve Rotheram exploring measures to help local people deal with Coronavirus

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region has today announced that work is underway to potentially introduce measures to help local people cope with the spread of the Coronavirus.