Have you ever asked yourself: ‘Would I, and my community, survive the first 48 hours of a serious emergency such as the major flooding events of recent years?’

ACTion with Communities in Cumbria has produced a ten-step Community Emergency Planning Toolkit to...

Rivers and coastline near Ulverston are set for a cleaner, greener future thanks to major plans unveiled this week. Water company United Utilities wan...
Two flood warnings remain in place for Cumbria after heavy rain led to travel disruption and evacuations. Furness Abbey, a 12th century monastery near...
Highways teams are out and about across Cumbria dealing with the ongoing torrential rain. Surface water is causing problems on roads around the county...
Experts and environmentalists have started work on a blueprint for the future of water supplies in west Cumbria. United Utilities, the Environment Age...
Cumbria Police, Copeland Borough Council , the Environment Agency and other agencies have been attending a building in Egremont which was partially...
A team from South Lakeland met with Defra minister Richard Benyon to ask for his support for the continued drainage of the Lyth Valley. MP Tim Fa...
Copeland Council is working with Police, the Environment Agency, Cumbria County Council, Fire & Rescue Service and the Primary Care Trust to support communities affected by flooding caused by...
South Lakes MP Tim Farron has called on the government to agree that ‘indicative’ funding made available for a Kendal flood defence scheme is still there, after a Guardian report alleged that money...
With more flood misery predicted for parts of Britain after nearly a month's worth of rain fell in just three hours, United Utilities said today they are pouring £200millon to reduce the impact of...
Cumbria fire service say they have dealt with around 50 flooding incidents across the county. The torrential rain has swept through from the south west of the county, where it is ongoing,...