A new flood response group was officially launched in Cockermouth today.
Cockermouth Emergency Response Group's stated aim is "to ensure the community in the town is better prepared for flooding".
The group was created by Churches Together, Rotary and Cockermouth Flood Action Group, and is being supported by the town, borough and county councils.
It was formed in the wake of last year's floods when large parts of the town were inundated with water.
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A festival celebrating the best food and drink Cumbria has to offer has been taking place in Cockermouth
The Taste Cumbria event attracts around 40,000 people each year. It began in 2010, in response to flooding in Cockermouth in 2009. Organisers say the event is 'critically important' as the town again recovers from flooding.
"It's critically important, that's why we work so closely with Allerdale Borough Council and Cockermouth Town Council to bring this event onto Main Street and it comes with its difficulties. It would be quite easy to put on a festival in field in the middle of nowhere without road closures and the inconvenience that comes with that but when you see how busy the shops are that's why it's really really important"
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The Cockermouth Show has welcomed visitors today to its site at the Fitz on Low Road.
The 166th agricultural show includes horticulture, horses, sheep, cattle and industrial crafts.
There are fears that Ben Stokes could be out for the rest of the season due to an injury.
It happened during the second Investec Test against Pakistan, England and Wales Cricket Board announced he will have an MRI scan on Tuesday on a calf injury he has suffered.
The England all-rounder from Cockermouth had to miss the rest of the series against Sri Lanka after he underwent knee surgery in May.
A Cumbrian school, which was closed after being damaged by this morning's storms, will reopen tomorrow.
Cockermouth School was closed to all students today following "severe storm damage".
Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 30-year-old man who has gone missing in the Cockermouth area.
Barrie Colin Lee, of no fixed abode, was last seen at a friend’s property on Sullart Street, Cockermouth, at 8pm on Friday 1st July.
The missing man has connections to the Workington area.
Enquiries are ongoing to locate Mr Lee and police are appealing to anyone who may know of his whereabouts to get in touch.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact police immediately on 101.
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