Cockermouth Flood Information Bulletin

I’m sorry for the delay in posting the latest bulletin from Friday. It contains information about Cumbria County Council drop-in sessions tomorrow:

Thursday 3rd March 09:30-12:00 Cockermouth Library (local collection room)
Thursday 3rd March 12:30-14:30 Bridge Café, Wakefield Road

  • Bridge Café on Wakefield Road Car Park
  • Local funding available from Cockermouth Rotary
  • Latest bridge and road closures
  • New arrangements for the removal of flood-damaged waste
  • HWRC Permit Scheme Update
  • Crime prevention advice

Funding information

Whether you are a resident or a business there are a number of different grants that can help you get back on your feet including the following:

  1. £500 for any household in a residential property that has been flooded for us for general
  2. Up to £5000 for any residential or business property that has been flooded and wants to carry out resilient repairs to make their property more repairable in the event of flooding or install resistant measures, such as installation of flood barriers.
  3. Business Recovery Grants to help businesses get back on their feet
  4. Funding for individuals and families from the Cumbria Community Foundation
  5. Help for voluntary, sporting and community groups
  6. Help with Council Tax and Business Rates
  7. Support for Farmers

The full bulletin can be found by clicking the link: CK flood bulletin 8 26th February

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