Copeland MP praises flood-hit town's community spirit

Flooding hit Millom on Saturday. Credit: ITV News

Copeland’s MP has praised the area’s emergency services and local community after more than 200 homes in Millom were affected by flooding.

Trudy Harrison MP commended Millom’s ‘community spirit’ after visiting a number of homes affected by Saturday’s flooding.

With no more reports of any further flooding expected, attention has quickly turned to the clean up and recovery operation for residents who were hit hardest by the weather.

Local police have confirmed that no reports of any injuries were received.

Trudy Harrison MP. Credit: Jack Taylor/PA Archive/PA Images

“Millom is an exceptional town and that special quality of incredibly strong community spirit stood out beyond belief yesterday. The whole town was out to help the 200 homes affected.

Trudy Harrison MP