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A village that suffered terribly in the storms of December has rallied round this weekend to plant flowers and welcome tourists back for Easter.
The residents of Glenridding organised the donations of flowers themselves and have set to work to make the rubble of landslips a little more beautiful.
Fiona Marley Paterson reports.
After a winter of relentless storms, flooding and landslips the people of Glenridding are trying to bring a bit of colour back to the village before the Easter Holidays start.
After begging local suppliers to give flowers and planters for free and appeals on Freegle and social media they are planting this weekend (19th and 20th March) in Glenridding.
They are also asking if anyone has any colourful flowers or planters to donate to get in touch and bring them to Glenridding.
They say the response so far has been heartening with a number of local and national businesses lending a hand including B&Q, Relph's Agricultural Merchants (Yanwath), Hayes Garden Centre (Ambleside) and Larch Cottage (Melkinthorpe).
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A village that suffered terribly in the storms of December has rallied round to plant flowers and welcome tourists back for Easter.