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The Good Business Festival announces new format and event partners

The Good Business Festival, has announced further details of its new format with partners, content and ambassadors unveiled for the first time.
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Revenue losses for local transport risk economic recovery Metro Mayor warns

Many local transport services are likely to become unsustainable in their current form due to the impact of the coronavirus lockdown, the Mayor of the Liverpool City Region has said.
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Metro Mayor and Government Ministers meet to discuss regional recovery following the pandemic

Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram was welcomed by key central government ministers to a virtual regional coronavirus impact meeting to discuss how the Liverpool City Region and central government will work together to drive economic recovery.
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Metro Mayor launches new LCR Future Innovation Fund to support the city region’s most innovative SMEs

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, has launched the £3m LCR Future Innovation Fund to support businesses in the region to adapt and innovate in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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“We cannot allow a lost generation” – Metro Mayor

Speaking at the first meeting of the new Liverpool City Region Economic Recovery Panel, Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has spoken of the shared responsibility to avoid a lost generation of young people.
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£180m of Existing Liverpool City Region Schemes that will help drive our Economic Recovery

£180 million of investments in the Liverpool City Region’s economy that were made last year will be vital to driving the region’s post COVID-19 economic recovery, says Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram.
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Young people invited to join the Metro Mayor’s Youth Advisory Group to tackle Coronavirus impact

Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has announced the creation of a Youth Advisory Group as part of the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on young people.
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“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.
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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.