Cockermouth, a year on from the floods

Guardian: Society Communities Cockermouth, a year on from the floods It is one year since floods devastated the Cumbrian town of Cockermouth. How has the community coped with the aftermath? Cumbria's the wettest place in England. It's a standing joke, the rain. At least it was. It lashed the county so hard between 18 and 20 November 2009 that bridges collapsed and more than 1,300 homes were flooded. Thousands of people were evacuated, a policeman was swept to his death, and, in Cockermouth, water levels......

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