Bins not been emptied? We do apologise, but due to changes to our waste collection services the crews are finding they are not able to make it to some properties on the right day. We are working to address this. If your bin hasn't been emptied, check our webpage to see if you live in an area we know about and, if so, please just leave your bin out. You do not need to report it to us. We are doing everything we can to return to your property in the following day or two. You can also find out more about the changes to our bin collections and check your bin day with our online calendar.
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.
Some of the museums have links to us. You can find details of these museums below:
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.