Caravan Site currently being evacuated

Cumbria Police and Barrow Borough Council are helping residents at Earnse Bay Caravan Park to evacuate caravans at the site due to the adverse weather.

A reception centre has been established at Eamont Close Community Centre. Cumbria County Council and Adult Services are they to assist anyone who requires help.

There are about 10 caravans which are being evacuated at this time, these are located nearest to the sea wall. This is a precaution only and residents will be able to return to their homes once the weather system passes.

The public are encouraged to adhere to any information and warnings that are issued, these are release for the safety of the public and emergency services.