And the mass testing programme which continued Liverpool’s proud tradition of leading the way in public health, reducing our infection rate and ensuring we were the only part of the country downgraded from Tier 3 to Tier 2 when lockdown ended.
Make no mistake, we are not out of the woods yet, and there will be difficult days ahead.
The council’s number one priority remains on steering us through the pandemic – and preparing for the recovery.
We need to grow as a city to widen our economic base whilst building on success, we need to shorten the gap between those who have and those who have not.
And the good news is that there is an awful lot to be positive about.
We’re building a more balanced transport infrastructure which is more pedestrian and cyclist friendly, as well as improving our major gateway routes such as the A565 Dock Road, The Strand and Lime Street.