Copeland council have said that anyone with any concerns about the collapsed mine shaft in Egremont should call: 0845 054 8600.
They say they are working with specialist engineers to investigate the cause of the collapse and determine the next steps.
They say they will be regularly be providing updates on the situation.
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Vigils have been held in the region to mark the 100th anniversary of the battle of the Somme.
Vigils will take place across the region tonight to remember those who fought in the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago.