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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 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. 

Museums and galleries

There are a number of outstanding museums and heritage sites to visit in Allerdale, displaying artefacts, archived materials and information on the history of the area.

The Helena Thompson Museum is Workington's local history museum and a community venue that reflects the area’s history, industry and culture through displays, interactive audio and visual information units and digital information. 

For details of the displays, events, opening times and entry prices, visit the Helena Thompson Museum website. 

The collection at Keswick Museum was founded by the local Literary and Scientific Society in 1873, with a particular focus on Natural Sciences. For details of the displays, events, opening times and entry prices, visit the website

The Maryport Maritime Museum collection consists of objects, photographs and paintings relating to the maritime, industrial and social history of Maryport. For details of the displays, events, opening times and entry prices, visit the website.

Based next to a Roman fort, the Senhouse Roman Museum in Maryport showcases the wealth of Roman history in the area. For details of the displays, events, opening times and entry prices, visit the Senhouse Roman Museum website. 

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