A COUPLE from Moorland who were forced to evacuate their home during the floods earlier this year have been able to resume their lives this week.
Richard said: “We don’t have any choice but to carry on living here because the house now has no resale value, so we might as well spend the rest of our days here and hope nothing like this ever happens again.” Continue reading Moorland flood couple back home after 7 month
Flood danger spots identified by Environment Agency and reported by The Whitehaven News at 13:36, Friday, 09 November 2012. MORE than 60 Cumbrian communities are living under the threat of flash flooding – double the number in the rest of the entire north west region.
It includes almost 20 communities in the west of the county, including those along the coast such as the River Ehen (covering Egremont, Thornhill, Braystones and Cleator), Skirting Beck (Egremont), Nor Beck (Cleator Moor), Calder Bridge and Ennerdale Bridge. Continue reading Cumbria Flood Danger spots identified