Mark Roland Postlethwaite applied to the council for £5,000 grant funding in the wake of the devastating December 2015 deluge.Read the full story ›
A replacement steel bridge is being lifted into place at Bell Bridge at Welton near Carlisle today. The structure was badly damaged during Storm Desmond in 2015.
The reconstruction of the bridge will allow the council to restore the road over the River Caldew to reconnect communities separated by the flood.
Local cricket hero and England vice captain, Ben Stokes, has returned to Cockermouth to raise money for damage caused by storm Desmond.Read the full story ›
Appleby and Eden Cricket Club is finally being restored, 20 months after it was deemed unsafe from the effects of Storm Desmond.Read the full story ›
Mark Postlethwaite from Levens near Kendal, lied about his home being flooded in order to get a £5,000 grant. He now faces a prison sentenceRead the full story ›
Gift bags were handed out on Wednesday 5 July to some of the thousands of people affected by the Storm Desmond in December 2016.
Flood-support organisation, CERT UK, teamed up with pupils from Trinity School in Carlisle to help residents whose homes were damaged in the Warwick Road area in Carlisle.
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A new bridge to replace one destroyed by Storm Desmond is set to be installed in Keswick's Fitz Park.Read the full story ›
A bridge destroyed by Storm Desmond in December 2015 is being officially re-opened today.
Old Gowan Bridge at Staveley near Kendal has been replaced by Cumbria County Council at a cost of half a million pounds.
Celebrations are taking place in the village to mark the re-opening.
This year, the scheme gives two artists residency and a bursary, to create artwork reflecting on the after-effects of Storm Desmond.Read the full story ›
Two artists have been chosen to create work for a project looking at the devastation and aftermath of Storm Desmond in Carlisle.Read the full story ›