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Powers to be given to Liverpool City Region's Metro Mayor next year are agreed by the area's six councils.
Cheshire is hoping to play a key role in the Northern Powerhouse - but there are calls for a different approach to devolution.
Liverpool City Region's six councils unanimously approve a devolution plan to transfer powers from Whitehall.
Merseyside's five councils and Halton 'agree in principle' to a deal which will see more powers for the Liverpool City Region devolved from Whitehall.
Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson wants plans for Merseyside devolution to go ahead even if some of the region's council leaders do not support them.
Council leaders agree to put forward a bid for a devolution deal for the Liverpool City Region that could pave the way for an elected mayor.
Labour retains control of councils across Merseyside as local election results mirror those of the general election polls in the area.
Council tax will rise by 2% in St Helens and Halton but will be frozen in Knowsley.
Back to school busesstandard
With pupils returning to schools and colleges soon, Halton Borough Council has published a handy list of school bus timetables on the authority's website.