Winter ready

We are winter ready, are you? written on a teal and light winter blue circle on top of three yellow gritters parked in a depot

Our frontline services have been preparing for the colder months, and at Westmorland and Furness Council, we are winter ready.

For many winter is just another season, for some it can be worrying time. We have the resources and support in place ready to keep you moving, safe and cared for this winter, but we also need you to help us by getting ready for winter too.

Below you’ll find useful information about our services, support you can access and advice to help you get ready and be prepared:

highways and gritting

flooding advice and support

staying well this winter

cost-of-living support

staying warm

concern for somebody’s welfare


mental health support

Warm spots

Make sure you’re following Westmorland and Furness Council on your favourite social media platform for useful ‘winter ready’ tips and guidance. 

Together, we can be winter ready.