The Environment Agency accept registrations for flood alerts and warnings from everyone regardless of whether or not you live in an area prone to flooding. You might want to know as you have an elderly relative etc. Just click on the link above to register.
If you do live in a flood zone within Cockermouth, and you might want a little extra help or just our readout on how we think things will go then please consider registering with us as a householder. Here's the link: