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LCR approves £150m for Covid recovery

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Julia Hatmaker

Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram’s plan to support and grow the post-pandemic economy, including redeveloping Kirkby town centre, has received approval from the combined authority.

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SURVEY: Vertical Salary Review 2021

Take part in the fourth Vertical Salary Review of North West property and construction professionals to receive early access to the findings and be entered into a draw to win a pass to a year of events, including the sold-out Place Party.

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Sefton regeneration gathers pace 

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Dan Whelan

A pair of £20m bids to Whitehall’s £4.8bn Levelling Up Fund are poised for council sign off this week, while the authority has also lodged plans to create a multi-functional events, entertainment, and hospitality venue next to Bootle Strand. 

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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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Mayoral debate | Rebuilding the regions for all 

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With mayoral elections looming in May, candidates of various political stripes hope to break Labour’s hold over the Manchester and Liverpool city regions, but whether less experienced contenders can break the current monopolies remains to be seen. 

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LCR authority appoints new CEO

Katherine Fairclough will replace the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority’s outgoing chief executive Frank Rogers this summer.

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.