Council news

NewspaperAt Allerdale Borough Council we are committed to informing everyone about our activities, initiatives, policies and priorities.

Media enquiries

All non-political media enquiries come through the Communications and Marketing desk. This can be done by telephone, email at . We'll either provide a response or will direct you to the most appropriate Council officer or councillor. The main contact details are shown below. If it is out of office hours, please call 07825355940.

Key contacts:

  • Andrew Gilbert - Communications and Marketing Manager (direct dial 01900 702 701, mobile 07825355940)
  • Rebecca Wilkinson - Communications and Marketing Officer (01900 702 559, mobile 07483029071)
  • Jeanette Lord - Communications and Marketing Officer (Digital) (01900 702 525, mobile 07483029069)

It is important that staff and members of Allerdale Borough Council maintain strong, professional and honest links with the media. To achieve this aim we have media protocols which give advice about how the Council will issue news releases and deal with media enquiries and interviews.

Press releases

Our press releases are on our website. We archive all our past news releases and these are also available online.

The Communications and Marketing desk is also responsible for maintaining the website, our Twitter and Facebook pages, and other media. We are also responsible for any branding for the council.

External news

Local RSS news feeds

rss feed icon Times & Star, News & Star, BBC Cumbria

Downloadable Documents

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File nameSizeApproximate Download time
JPEG formatAlan Smith - Leader of the Council in JPEG format1918 Kb4 mins 34 secs @ 56k, 8 secs @ 2mb
JPEG formatMark Fryer - Deputy Leader with Economic Growth Portfolio in JPEG format6496 Kb15 mins 28 secs @ 56k, 27 secs @ 2mb
JPEG formatBarbara Cannon - Executive Member for Corporate Resources in JPEG format11348 Kb27 mins 1 sec @ 56k, 46 secs @ 2mb
JPEG formatKonrad Hansen - Executive Member for Regulatory Services in JPEG format9956 Kb23 mins 42 secs @ 56k, 41 secs @ 2mb
JPEG formatMichael Heaslip - Executive Member for Locality and Commercial Services in JPEG format9019 Kb21 mins 28 secs @ 56k, 37 secs @ 2mb
JPEG formatBill Jefferson - Executive Member for Tourism and Culture in JPEG format9158 Kb21 mins 48 secs @ 56k, 38 secs @ 2mb
Unknown file formatCarni McCarron-Holmes - Executive Member for Housing, Health and Wellbeing in PNG format140 Kb20 secs @ 56k, 1 sec @ 2mb
JPEG formatPhil Tibble - Executive Member for Transformation in JPEG format6735 Kb16 mins 2 secs @ 56k, 28 secs @ 2mb
JPEG formatIan Frost - Chief Executive in JPEG format7149 Kb17 mins 1 sec @ 56k, 29 secs @ 2mb
JPEG formatAndrew Seekings - Director in JPEG format17 Kb2 secs @ 56k, 0 secs @ 2mb
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Contact us

0303 123 1702

Allerdale Borough Council
Allerdale House, Workington, Cumbria,
CA14 3YJ