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The Flood Hub’s Riparian Ownership: What is it? Focus Week

Posted: 19/02/24

This focus week will raise awareness around riparian ownership and include how to check if you are one, what it means if you are and the roles and responsibilities which come with being a riparian owner.

Successful Completion of Ravenglass Flood Alleviation Project

Posted: 31/01/24

Cumberland Council is delighted to announce the successful conclusion of the flood alleviation works in Ravenglass, marking a significant milestone in enhancing the resilience of the community to potential flood events.

One in thirteen new homes built in flood zone

Posted: 30/01/24

New analysis by the UK’s largest home insurer, Aviva, reveals that one in thirteen (8%) new homes built in England in the last ten years are in a flood zone, the equivalent of almost 110,000 homes.

Has the UK seen the last of this winter’s storms?

Posted: 29/01/24

This week has seen two powerful storms, Isha and Jocelyn, batter the UK leaving two people dead and bringing significant disruption including power cuts, plane and train cancellations and school closures.

2023 confirmed as world’s hottest year on record

Posted: 10/01/24

The year 2023 has been confirmed as the warmest on record, driven by human-caused climate change and boosted by the natural El Niño weather event

January flooding in England

Posted: 10/01/24

The Environment Agency is warning people to take care during the ongoing flooding

The Flood Hub are hosting a ‘Managing Flood Risk – Who’s Involved’ Focus Week

Posted: 09/01/24

From Monday 15th – Friday 19th January we are hosting a ‘Managing Flood Risk – Who’s Involved’ Focus Week looking at the various stakeholders involved in flood risk management and the role that they undertake.

Government payments for communities affected by flooding

Posted: 08/01/24

Flood-hit communities can now apply for thousands of pounds from the government to help them recover.

The Old Court House, Cockermouth, Community Update, December 2023

Posted: 04/12/23

An Environment Agency community update about the flood risk in Cockermouth

The Flood Hub’s Community Flood Resilience Focus Week 2023

Posted: 21/11/23

Join us for our upcoming Community Flood Resilience Focus Week taking place from Monday 27th November to Friday 1st December. Follow the focus week on our social media platforms:

Environment Agency Flood Action Week: Households need to know their flood risk after 2023’s record-breaking weather

Posted: 20/11/23

This Flood Action Week (20-26 November) the Environment Agency is urging people to prepare for increased weather extremes.

Windermere residents invited to view United Utilities water investment plans

Posted: 14/11/23

Residents who live in and around Windermere are being invited to find out more about proposals to improve water quality in the lake.

Lancashire to benefit from £2.4m peatlands investment

Posted: 09/11/23

Lancashire is set to benefit from a £2.4million investment into restoring its peatlands, which are vital for reducing the county's carbon levels, as well as a haven for wildlife.

United Utilities shares its upgrade plans for Hest Bank

Posted: 06/11/23

United Utilities is inviting people in the Hest Bank area of Lancashire to find out more about their plan to improve the quality of water in Hatlex Beck.

The Old Court House, Cockermouth, Community Update, October 2023

Posted: 27/10/23

An Environment Agency community update about the flood risk in Cockermouth

Government announces support for flood-hit areas

Posted: 27/10/23

Thousands of pounds of Government funding to help communities recover from the impact of Storm Babet.

Residents in the dark about risks posed by flooding

Posted: 24/10/23

UK residents are unaware of the ways they can protect their homes from flooding and other types of extreme weather, according to new research from Aviva.

The Flood Hub’s Coastal Flooding and Erosion Focus week

Posted: 24/10/23

From 30th October – 5th November, we are hosting a Coastal Flooding and Erosion Focus Week.

Regional Flood and Coastal Committee (RFCC) Independent Member Recruitment Campaign is now live!

Posted: 24/10/23

The North West RFCC is currently recruiting for three roles as part of the campaign.

£2.5 million on offer in latest round of Countryside Stewardship Facilitation Fund

Posted: 23/10/23

The eighth round of the Countryside Stewardship Facilitation Fund has opened for applications today, the government has announced (23 October 2023).

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