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See the latest news and get more information regarding coronavirus (Covid-19). Find out more about the help for affected businesses, charities and individuals. There is also advice on how to open your business and shop, safely. Please use our online forms, webchat, app and phone number to contact us. Our Wigton office is open by appointment only - call 0303 123 1702 to book an appointment to speak to a customer service advisor.


Coronavirus (Covid-19) business support grants provided by Allerdale Borough Council

We have been administering two types of grant using money from the government. 

  • The government announced a grant scheme early into the coronavirus pandemic - this is the small business; retail, hospitality and leisure grant
  • A discretionary grant scheme, which is now closed for applications.

Th government has announced that we cannot make any further payments after 28 August 2020. 


Applications for these grants have now closed,  however, there is other help available .


Applications for these grants have now closed.

This grant scheme has now closed.