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.

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.

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.