£300,000 secured for harbour repairs

Work is under way to repair damage to Whitehaven Harbour.

The Environment Agency, Copeland Borough Council and the Whitehaven Harbour Commission has secured more than £300,000 for repairs.

Work is under way to repair damage to Whitehaven Harbour Credit: ITV News Border

Damaged stonework will be replaced and the structure strengthened to protect against future bad weather.

Maintenance work is also being carried out on the lock gates Credit: ITV News Border

Maintenance work is also being carried out on the lock gates.

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Whitehaven Harbour repair work begins

Work us beginning to repair storm damage to Whitehaven Harbour. The structure, part of which is an ancient monument, was badly damaged by huge waves and winds of up to 100 miles per hour in December.