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.
Emergencies and severe weather
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Find out all the contact numbers you need in an emergency
Find out where you can get free flood sacks (like sand bags)
Storms and dangerous buildings
Keeping well in winter
Flooding on a road
Report a flood on a road to Cumbria County Council
Preparing for an emergency
Cumbria County Council provides advice on what to do in an emergency