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Deadline approaches for flood grant applicants

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Flood grant applicants in the south Lakes are being reminded they only have a few weeks left before the September 30th deadline.

South Lakeland District Council says around 200 approved applications are still outstanding despite the deadline.

All paperwork must be completed to claim the Flood Resilience Grant of £5,000.

£5,000
The amount applicants can apply for.

A spokesperson for SLDC said:

Any outstanding Flood Resilience Grant awards of £5,000 must be claimed by the end of this month.

On completion of the works, applicants must submit a fully completed payment form, invoices and or receipts and photographs of the completed work to enable us to make a payment.”

– A spokesperson for SLDC

The grant was open to those who were affected by Storm Desmond in 2015.