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Death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Allerdale pays tribute to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh who has sadly died on 9 April 2021.

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Coronavirus

Coronavirus restrictions remain in place across England including Allerdale. Some of the rules on what you can and cannot do changed on March 29. However, many restrictions remain in place. This link includes details of the roadmap out of lockdown. The government has announced further easing of restrictions from April 12.

• See the latest news and get more information regarding coronavirus (Covid-19) and our services.

• Help for affected businesses, charities and other organisations including the support grants that are available.

• Advice for individuals including the Test and Trace Support payment to help those self-isolating.

• Our customer contact centres are not open to the public at the moment due to the restrictions. Please use our online forms, webchat, app and phone number to contact us

Windy weather

We can get stormy weather which can bring high winds. This can affect power lines, damage buildings and cause dangerous conditions on our coastline.

Some key organisations to follow are:

Find out emergency contact numbers

Dangerous buildings

Our building control department is responsible for dealing with dangerous buildings . If a building has been damaged and there is a risk to life, contact the police on 999 and report it us immediately.

Report a dangerous building to us by phone

Electricity power lines

Electricity is the responsibility of Electricity North West.  Follow them on Twitter to find the latest update on power cuts or on their website , and if you suffer a power cut you can contact them by ringing 105 .

Coastal dangers

Our coast line can be affected by windy weather. If you see someone in danger, call the coastguard on 999 immediately. 

Coastal roads are often closed, or damaged, during storms. You can find out more on the Cumbria County Council website.

The Environment Agency can provide more advice on the dangers of coastal flooding and any current risks.

More advice on staying safe during storms

Go to the Winter Ready website provided by Cumbria County Council to find out more.

 

 

 

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