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Allerdale Borough Council,
Allerdale House,
Workington,
Cumbria,
CA14 3YJ

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Flood help and advice available over the weekend

11 December 2015

There will continue to be help and advice available for those affected by the flooding over the weekend of 12 and 13 December 2015.

Allerdale Borough Council officers will be available at the following locations and times:

  • Moot Hall, Keswick from 10am to 4pm, Saturday and Sunday.
  • Cockermouth Christchurch Parish Rooms, South Street and in the Taste Cumbria marquee on Main Street, 10am to 4pm, Saturday and Sunday (the centre is open 8am to 5pm)

The centre at the Old Methodist Hall in Flimby will remain open to allow people to collect food and other goods including bedding, clothes, and cleaning products. Allerdale Borough Council officers will return at 10am on Monday 14 December to offer advice and guidance to those affected by the flooding.

Waste collections of flooded properties will continue throughout the weekend. To book a collection call 01900 702 800. Our telephones will be open for bookings from 9am to 12 noon on Saturday 12 December 2015. Our lines will reopen at 8:45am on Monday 14 December. Customers can also email the Council on customer.service@allerdale.gov.uk .

The Council has helped arrange a free bus service in Cockermouth from Wakefield Road to Main Street via Papcastle and on to Sainsbury’s. This is to help residents cut off from the rest of the town by the closure of Gote Bridge.

At Keswick there is also free Internet available for those with no access to the web.

The Council is also offering free parking for three hours at all its car parks in Cockermouth and Keswick to help businesses recover.

Our website provides a wealth of information for those affected by the floods at http://www.allerdale.gov.uk/ . If customers require need to contact the Council in an emergency there is an out of hours service on 01900 702 702.

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