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GLENRIDDING STORM DESMOND

FLOOD VIDEOS

The Facts

Videographer: Anne Gibson

Date: Sunday 6th December 2015

Location: Glenridding Bridge

The Story

Glenridding stalwart Anne surveys the devastating scene the morning after Storm Desmond struck in Glenridding. Anne assesses the damage from Glenridding Bridge….

The Morning after the Night Before - Glenridding Sunday 6th December

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Glenridding 6th December by Anne Gibson

Glenridding 7th December by Anne Gibson

Glenridding 8th December by Anne Gibson

VIDEO GALLERY

We have collected some of the videos taken locally in the immediate aftermath of Storm Desmond in Glenridding and Patterdale in December 2015. We also have some videos from our recovery work in 2016. If you have a video you’d like to share with us please contact us.

Glenridding 6th December by Paul Turner

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26th January Storm by Rob Shephard

The Facts

Videographer: Paul Turner

Date: Sunday 6th December 2015, 08:00

Location: Glenridding Car Park

The Story

Glenridding resident Paul was one of the first who ventured out on Sunday 6th December to witness the devastation  caused by Storm Desmond in Glenridding.

Early Morning in Glenridding - Sunday 6th December 2015

The Facts

Videographer: Anne Gibson

Date: Monday 7th December 2015

Location: Glenridding Car Park

The Story

With no official help available the community rallied together. Here Anne captures the scenes on day 2 of the recovery as some help finally arrives

Glenridding Recovery Begins

The Facts

Videographer: Anne Gibson

Date: Tuesday 8th December 2015

Location: Glenridding Car Park

The Story

Local contractors Beckside Construction were the first on the scene with heavy machinery - and haven’t left since. Here Rob B works his machine in Glenridding Beck.

Beckside Construction in Action

The Facts

Videographer: Rob Shephard

Date: 26th January 2016

Location: Various locations in Glenridding, Patterdale and Hartsop

The Story

7 long weeks after Storm Desmond the Dale was still in the midst of recovery when yet more rain descended. Luckily all the great work done since December 5th meant that no properties were flooded that day - but it was a close run thing….

Patterdale Parish Weather the Storm

Photo Gallery #Charlie1

Landslide Above Glenridding 5th December by Charlie Sproson

The Facts

Videographer: Charlie Sproson

Date: Saturday 5th December 2015 - 12:33pm

Location: Red Tarn Beck above Greenside Mine

The Story

Glenridding resident and all round Mountain Man Charlie Sproson captured this amazing footage of a landslide above Greenside Mine on Red Tarn Beck at lunchtime on Saturday in the middle of Storm Desmond. Follow Charlie on Twitter @Mountain_Run.

Landslide Above Glenridding - Saturday 5th December

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20th August 2016 - More Heavy Rain by Rob Shephard

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22nd August ITV Border News Report

The Facts

Videographer: Rob Shephard

Date: Saturday 20th August 2016

Location: Various locations in Glenridding, Patterdale and Hartsop

The Story

After a week of “summer” - long hot dry days, we had 24 hours of rain, with 3 hours of intense downpours. The effects came  as a shock to us all and show that we still need to do more work to get ourselves ready for autumn….

24 Hours of Heavy Rain in August

The Facts

Videographer: Fiona Marley-Patterson, ITV Border News

Date: Monday 22nd August 2016

Location: Glenridding

The Story

Following the weekend downpours Fiona came to Glenridding to see the impact of the rain, and check on progress of the flood defences. Most importantly she filmed local hero Carl Scrivens, stalwart of our Community Flood Group, in action as he ticked another job of the long list……

ITV Border News Report I

Glenridding Flash Flood

Glenridding and Patterdale has a near miss at the weekend as residents whose homes and businesses flooded in December watched the beck rise a meter and a half in less than 24 hours, sparking concerns that new flood defences need to be built quicker.

Posted by Fiona Marley Paterson ITV Border on Tuesday, 23 August 2016

The Facts

Videographer: Fiona Marley-Patterson, ITV Border News

Date: Saturday 17th September 2016

Location: Hartsop & Patterdale

The Story

A busy Saturday in September as the Parish Flood Group gets busy with help from Rob Butler Services Ltd and the Environment Agency to get more jobs sorted before the winter. With thanks to Mayson Brothers, Waitings and Beckside Construction for donating their machines and the many willing volunteers….

ITV Border News Report II

Glenridding Flash Flood

Glenridding and Patterdale has a near miss at the weekend as residents whose homes and businesses flooded in December watched the beck rise a meter and a half in less than 24 hours, sparking concerns that new flood defences need to be built quicker.

Posted by Fiona Marley Paterson ITV Border on Tuesday, 23 August 2016
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17th September  ITV Border News Report