The new Local Business Support Grants, of between £3,750 and £13,500 per business, are aimed at businesses who have not yet accessed funding from the Liverpool City Region.
A further £2m fund, established by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority to enable its six local authorities to contribute to the costs of taxi licences, has been announced.
Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, has welcomed the report of the city region’s Town Centres Commission, which he established in January 2020.
More than half a million rapid tests for Covid-19 have now been taken across the Liverpool City Region.
A new £10m round of top-up grants will be made available for all 1500 businesses supported by the first two rounds of the Liverpool City Region’s emergency COVID-related support grants.
Political and public health leaders across Liverpool City Region are urging people to follow lockdown rules, as rates of Covid-19 continue to rise dramatically.
Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, has announced proposals to freeze the Mayoral Precept and Mersey Tunnel Tolls for the financial year 2021/22.
The success of the Liverpool Covid-19 Testing pilot, and the subsequent roll-out to the wider Liverpool City Region, has helped the area stay in Tier 2 – and may help reduce restrictions further in the future.
Construction is now underway at three development sites across the Liverpool City Region following an investment of £2.65m from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority’s Light Industrial Fund.