On Monday, December 21, 2015, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales made a one-day visit to the region of Cumbria in North West England. Earlier this month the area was destroyed by severe flooding thanks to Storm Desmond.
According to Clarence House during today’s visit The Prince of Wales visited McVitie’s Factory Carlisle to:
“…see for himself the impact of Storm Desmond on local businesses. [The prince also met with] representatives of BITC’s, Business Emergency Resilience Group. [Thereafter, the prince met with] residents of Warwick Road to view flood damage to their homes and to learn more about the ongoing repair works.
The Prince of Wales also visited the Greystone Community Centre in Carlisle where he met with the first responders, emergency services, military and public sector personnel, charity and community representatives involved in the rescue and support of those affected by recent floods. The prince also visited the town of Appleby-in-Westmorland to view flood damage and learn more about the ongoing repair works…”
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