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August Bank Holiday arrangements at the Council

Rebecca Wilkinson

Rebecca Wilkinson

Posted on 22 August 2018

Allerdale Borough Council is reminding residents of changes to bin collections, which will be one day later than usual next week following the Bank Holiday on Monday 27 August.

  • Monday 27th will be carried out on Tuesday 28th
  • Tuesday 28th will be carried out on Wednesday 29th
  • Wednesday 29th will be carried out on Thursday 30th
  • Thursday 30th will be carried out on Friday 31st
  • Friday 31st will be carried out on Saturday 1st

More information is available by downloading the free myAllerdale app from the Apple, Google Play or Microsoft stores, where residents can check bin collection dates, report a missed collection, and check for anything that could affect collections, or visit
Details of the opening times for the Household Waste Recycling Centres are available from Cumbria County Council at: 

All Council offices will close on Friday 24 August at 4.30pm, and will reopen at 9am* on Tuesday 28 August (*Allerdale House opens at 8:45am). The Cockermouth office, which is based in the library on Main Street, will close Friday at 4pm and reopen on the Tuesday at 10am. Please note that while the Cockermouth Council office is closed for the Bank Holiday, the library services will remain open.

Customers can also access many other Council services via the myAllerdale app or on the Council website - 24 hours a day, seven days a week - including bill payments, reporting issues such as fly tipping or dog fouling, or viewing planning applications. Visit for details.
It is also possible to manage all Council Tax payments online via the Council’s online service. Visit for more information and to register.

Details of the opening times of the Council’s leisure facilities in Workington, Cockermouth, Maryport and Keswick are available on the GLL website:

In case of emergency, call the Council’s out of hours service on 0303 123 1702.