General News

Reaction from Steve Rotheram to today's local government funding announcement

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region has responded to the announcement by Robert Jenrick today on local government finance.
Business & Economic Resilience Updates

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.
General News

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.
General News

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.
Business & Economic Resilience Updates

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.
General News

The Case for the Liverpool City Region: The impact of Covid-19 is greater in the Liverpool City Region than anywhere else

A clear message to the Government from the Liverpool City Region’s Metro Mayor and all political leaders across the City Region, asking for fair funding to help them avoid devastating consequences for the people of Merseyside.

Steve Rotheram vows to bring politics to the people

The Metro Mayor will hold a new series of public meetings to help bring politics to people across the city region.

Work to start on 600km walking and cycling network

Work is set to begin on the first phase of a 600km network of cycling and walking routes across the Liverpool City Region.
General News

Steve Rotheram announces tender for new Mersey Ferry

Plans for a new Mersey Ferry for the Liverpool City Region are now a a step closer with the project being put out to tender.

Young apprentices benefit from half-price bus travel

Launched in 2018, the Apprentice Travelcard gives young apprentices living and working in our city region discounted travel.