Merseyside Update 2019 (44)

Rotheram launches re-election bid

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Steve Rotheram, incumbent metro mayor of Liverpool City Region and Labour’s candidate for May’s election, has published a manifesto with five key campaign promises.

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‘Resilient’ Harworth rallies to profit

Neil Tague

In its preliminary full year results for 2020, the developer reported a pre-tax profit of £33.4m as it awaits a verdict on plans for 1.1m sq ft of industrial space at Wingates, Bolton.

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Headbolt Lane scoops £66m boost

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Sarah Townsend

The planned new station in Kirkby has taken a step forward with the funding injection from the Liverpool City Region’s Transforming Cities Fund.

BUDGET 2021 | Freeport status for Liverpool

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Sarah Townsend

The Port of Liverpool’s ‘freeport’ designation, removed in 2012, has been reinstated in the Chancellor’s budget announcement, and is expected to bring investment, trade and jobs to the city region.

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Wirral pushes on with revamp schemes

Neil Tague

The local authority has set out a preferred course of action after it secured £27.8m in Future High Streets Fund support for Birkenhead and New Ferry.