A year after last winter's floods, many residents are taking flood protection into their own hands.Read the full story ›
A Carlisle church wrecked by the floods has re-opened it's doors for the first time, a year to the day since it was destroyed.
A carol service was held at St Aidans Church on Warwick Road last night to give thanks for all the support given by the community and to remember those facing up to their second Christmas out of their homes.
Last night was very much saying 'we're here' and what we've got between now and Christmas is the local schools, Norman Street Primary, Richard Rose Academy, coming in for carol services."
Workington's Flood Action Group is calling for improved defences and claims the town has been neglected.
Members of the group say other places in Allerdale including Keswick and Cockermouth, have been prioritised but that more needs to be done to protect the Hall Park View area of Workington.
I know that they feel very frustrated. They feel that Cockermouth and Keswick and other areas have had much more attention than they have, and yet they've flooded over and over again."
This time last year, everybody who wanted to journey through or around Cumbria found that railway lines were closed, roads were unpassable and bridges simply washed away.
The disruption has led some people to call it the worst peacetime disaster ever to hit the UK's road and rail network.
Matthew Taylor has been assessing the ongoing impact to our infrastructure:
One year ago, more than 5,300 across Cumbria were flooded.
Around 700 households still aren't able to move back home, and in Carlisle more than 400 homes are still empty.
Hannah McNulty has been to meet some of the people who are marking 'a year away from home':
It's been one year since the storms hit the Border region - we look at the real cost of the floods in Cumbria.Read the full story ›
The event aims to give people a chance to reflect on the floods, which hit the town a year ago.Read the full story ›
There were more homes and businesses damaged in Kendal in last winters storms, than in any other Cumbrian town.
Watch some unseen footage of the flooding as it tore through the town:
It's been one year since the floods destroyed thousands of homes across the region, and hundreds of people are still unable to move back in.Read the full story ›
A report published on the first anniversary of Storm Desmond ranks it as the largest event of at least the last century.Read the full story ›