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Residents will soon be getting their council tax bill for 2023/24. This will come from Cumberland Council who will be providing all council services from 1 April 2023. Find out more about the bill, including the help and support that is available for those on low incomes, on the Cumberland Council website. 

Council arrangements for the spring Bank Holiday

Rebecca Wilkinson

Rebecca Wilkinson

Posted on 22 May 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 28 May 2018.

  • Monday 28th will be carried out on Tuesday 29th 
  • Tuesday 29th will be carried out on Wednesday 30th 
  • Wednesday 30th will be carried out on Thursday 31st  
  • Thursday 31st will be carried out on Friday 1st June
  • Friday 1st will be carried out on Saturday 2nd 

Collections will return to their normal day week commencing Monday 4 June.

More information is available by downloading the new 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 the Council’s new website at  

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 25 May at 4.30pm, and will reopen at 9am* on Tuesday 29 May (*Allerdale House opens at 8:45am). The Cockermouth office will close 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. 

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.