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Bank holiday bin collection changes

There will be some changes to bin collections on the week commencing Monday, May 3, due to the bank holiday. Collections will take place one day later than normal. You can view the online calendar - or download an annual one - by clicking here.

Elections in May 2021

Elections for the Cumbria Police and Crime Commissioner and by-elections for some local government seats were held on 6 May 2021. Find out more about the elections and the local by-election results as they come in.


Coronavirus restrictions remain in place across England including Allerdale. Some of the rules on what you can and cannot do changed on April 12. However, many restrictions remain in place. This link includes details of the roadmap out of lockdown.

• 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 have reopened to public on an appointment-only basis. However, please use our online forms, webchat, app and phone number to contact us where possible. Contact us link includes details on how to book an appointment. 

Temporary Customer Service Advisor until 31 March 2022

Customer Services   May 5, 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our excellent Customer Service team on a temporary basis, providing cover to our offices located across the Allerdale District with the opportunity to work from home on a rotational basis.  We are currently looking for a resilient and motivated individual to provide an excellent service to all customers contacting the Council, both externally and internally.

Enforcement Officer

Governance   May 5, 2021

This role is to lead on the implementation of various legislation, acts and byelaws that the council is required to enforce in pursuit of envrionmental protection and waste services. The role will deliver enforcement priorities, issue FPNs and lead on the delivery of enforcement programmes, support contract monitoring to ensure effective delivery of service.