Hostel for homeless men in Carlisle reopens

A hostel for homeless men has reopened in Carlisle, two years after it was flooded during Storm Desmond.

The John Street Hostel in Carlisle was reopened in January and today allowed our cameras in for the first time.

The emergency accomodation facility, which has 20 bedrooms, has been completely refurbished.

And it’s already provided shelter for one man who was left with nowehere to go in the height of last weeks snow storm: