The tenants of proiperties that needed to be evacuated in Egremont because of the mine shaft collapse have been re-homed by their housing association, Home group.
Andrea Thorn, Home Group’s head of customer service said:
“Land owned by Copeland Borough Council has suffered subsidence. We have agreed with customers living in four of our properties nearby to relocate while investigations take place.
“We’re providing hotel accommodation for two families and two others have chosen to stay with relatives. We’ll continue to support our customers and we’re liaising with the council on when they will be able to return.”
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