Free Flood Resilience Application to Help Kendal

on Wednesday, 16 March 2016. Tags Cumbria, Kendal, southlakeland

National Charity, Business in the Community, Brings Free Flood Resilience Grant Application Help to Kendal

bitc logo thumbThe Business Emergency Resilience Group (BERG), part of the charity Business in the Community, has set up a one-stop shop at ASDA in Kendal to help local residents and businesses apply for the £5000 Property Level Resilience Grants, which are being administered by South Lakeland District Council.

Kendal residents and businesses that were affected by flooding in Storms Desmond and Eva can visit the Centre to get assistance in applying for the grants that can help pay for property resilience measures.

Flood Resilience specialists are on hand to start the grant process by completing the application form with residents and business owners. They will also be offering flood resilience advice and explaining how to make properties more resilient to future flood events.BERG Collaboration Centre 2

BERG’s mobile Collaboration Centre has set up in the car park of ASDA in Burton Rd, Kendal, LA9 7JA. It is open Monday to Saturday from 8.30am-6pm, Sunday 10am-4pm.

A telephone hotline has also been set up to offer advice and guidance with the grant applications: 01579 769057