Find out more about the changes to our bin collections. You can also check your bin day with our online calendar and if we have missed collecting your waste, you can report it online.You can also find out how to report issues to us online such as if you haven't had a calendar or a new bin/box.
Easter waste collections and opening hours
In the week beginning, 22 April, all collections will be a day later with collections usually due on Friday 26 April being carried out on Saturday 27 April. Collections return to normal in the following week. Find out more.
Elections - May 2019
Find out more about the local elections on 2 May 2019, including how to register to vote, how to apply for a postal or proxy vote and who is standing for election. You can also see a full breakdown of the results in 2015. You can also find out about the European Parliament elections on 23 May 2019.
EU Parliamentary election - 23 May 2019
We shall be organising elections in the Allerdale area for the European Union Parliament on May 23rd.
The EU Parliamentary elections for the north-west England is being coordinated by the Office of the Regional Returning Officer based in Manchester. Find out more from them about the EU Parliament election.
Key dates and information for those who wish to be nominated to stand for election
Nomination papers are to be delivered to the Regional Returning Officer for the North West, Room 5002, Town Hall Extension, Manchester, between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM from TUESDAY 16 APRIL 2019 to THURSDAY 18 APRIL 2019 and between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM from TUESDAY 23 APRIL 2019 to THURSDAY 25 APRIL 2019.
Forms of nomination papers may also be obtained at that place, during those times. Access to the above place can be gained by reporting to the Facilities Management Team, Lloyd Street, Town Hall Extension, Manchester, M60 2LA.
Key dates for registering for election, postal votes and proxy votes
- Applications to be included in the register of electors must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by TUESDAY 7 MAY 2019.
- All applications and notices in respect of postal voting and those in respect of changes to existing proxy voting arrangements must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 5:00 PM on WEDNESDAY 8 MAY 2019
- All new applications to vote by proxy (except those applied for on relevant emergency grounds) must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 5:00 PM on WEDNESDAY 15 MAY 2019
- All applications to vote by proxy on relevant emergency grounds (disability occurring after 5:00PM on WEDNESDAY 15 MAY 2019; grounds relating to applicant’s occupation, service or employment where the applicant became aware of those grounds after 5:00PM on WEDNESDAY 15 MAY 2019; or detention under civil powers as a mental health patient) must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 5:00 PM on THURSDAY 23 MAY 2019, if they are to be effective for the election.