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Useful Links

We refer to lots of other websites to help us in the work that we do.  Here are some that you might also want to look at.

If you cannot find the information that you are looking for and still need advice, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Useful Links

This shows all the warnings in place and will be focused on your own area.  This is also where you can sign up for flood alerts for your home.

River Levels and Warnings

More information from the same flood warning website but it also gives the predicted river levels taken from monitoring stations on the rivers.

The Met Office

To view the latest weather (and any warnings for your area).  It has videos, maps and much, much more.


This is also an app that we recommend you install on your mobile phone.  It only needs a phone signal to work and is like a personal satellite tracking system in case you get into difficulty.  It is useful if you get into trouble or are trying to help someone else and you need to contact the emergency services – they use it too!

Cumbria Council for Voluntary Service (CVS)

Cumbria CVS offers help, advice, training and support to third sector voluntary groups throughout Cumbria.  They bring organisations together to form a voice for this sector.

ACTion with communities in Cumbria

ACT works on a diverse range of projects often in partnership with public sector and other third sector organisations. Follow the links below to find out more about particular projects and areas of work they are involved with.

Cumbria Action for Sustainability  (CAfS)

This website can offer advice on flood products for your home as well as how to improve the carbon footprint of your home.  There is a really interesting YouTube link as well to the house that has been refurbished in Appleby following the Storm Desmond floods – an old house but with new ideas

The Flood Hub

Supports our communities to manage flood and coastal risk across the North West.  It has been designed to be a one stop shop for flood information and resources to support householders, businesses and communities across the North West in becoming more flood resilient. They have pulled together multiple sources of guidance to produce a hub of information that gives an overview of flood resilience and its many related topics.

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