Halton Curve

Work starts on Halton Curve rail project

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Network Rail has started work on the 1.5 mile-long stretch of rail track intended to unlock leisure and business opportunities between the Liverpool city region, its airport, Cheshire and North Wales.

Ballott Box General Election Polling Station

Voters go to polls

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All the action as historic elections take place for Metro Mayors as part of devolution agreements for Liverpool City Region and Greater Manchester and politicians look for signals of how the general election will go in June.

Polling Stations Open May 2017

Sun shines as polling stations open for mayoral, local elections

Laura Storey

Polling day has arrived in large parts of the region - it's time to head to odd-smelling portacabins and echoey school halls to cast your vote. Mayoral elections are taking place in Liverpool City Region and Greater Manchester, local elections in Cumbria, Lancashire, and North Wales.

Ballott Box General Election Polling Station

Mayoral polling day unmoved by general election

Metro mayors for Merseyside and Greater Manchester will be selected on 4 May as planned, it was confirmed after initial fears Theresa May’s decision to hold a snap general election on 8 June would delay the city region votes until the same day.

GM Elects Arndale Signage

DEVO DIARY: Turned out challenging again

Tired of making lists of DIY jobs to do this Easter weekend? Why not register to vote. Today is the last day you can do so in time for the Liverpool City Region and Greater Manchester mayoral elections.

LCR Mayoral Election Devo

DEVO DIARY: Not up all night

There will be no late-night counting of ballot papers for the terribly civilised new posts of metro mayor.