UPDATE: Egremont mine shaft collapse

More than four weeks after the collapse of an old mine shaft in Egremont, we find out if any of the nine families forced to leave their homes have been able to return.

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One couple 'no longer feel safe'

One couple who lived on Howbank Road in Egremont have decided not to move back into their house, as they feel it's no longer safe.

They are currently in the process of moving their belongings from their former house to their new home in Maryport.

"We decided not to move back into the house as my girlfriend doesn't feel safe anymore.

"We lived there with three young children and decided it was best to move on and start afresh. "

– Scott Moffatt, former Howbank Road resident

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