Close Waste collections

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.

Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Register - Information

We use information from the Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Register as an evidence base of the need for self-build and custom housebuilding plots throughout Allerale. At the end of the latest base period (30 October 2018), our Register shows:

Entries on the register
None Individuals Associations
Base period 1 - to 30/10/2016 3 0
Base period 2 - 31/10/2016-30/10/2017 6 0
Base period 3 - 31/10/2017-30/10/2018 1 0
Total 10 0
Current location of those on the register
Location No. of entries
Allerdale 7
Cumbria 1
Other 2
Total 10
Preferred location for self-build and custom building of those on the register
Location No. of entries
Allerdale 1
Bothel 1
Broughton (Great & Little) 1
Cockermouth 5
South of A595 1
Wigton 1
Total 10
Preferred build option of those on the register (applicants can choose more than one option.)
Build option No. of entries
Contractor built one off home 8
Developer built one off home 2
Developer/contractor led project 1
Independent community collaboration 2
Kit or package home 7
Self-build or one off home 7
Supported community self-build 1

For more information about the Register please contact

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