The spectre of flooding claims a local business
In December Rascals Day Nursery in south Ulverston will close its doors for the last time after 12 years in Lund Road.
The owner and manager of Rascals, Alex Mitton, 69, was devastated after making the decision to retire, but felt it was time to move on.
She said: "This summer there has been some heavy rainfall and I've been very worried. The Environment Agency cannot guarantee Rascals will be 100 per cent flood-proof.
"I've decided to retire and close Rascals, the worry every time it rains can be very stressful."
The staff have been told of the closure, and letters have been... read more
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