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.

Council warns on text scam

Andrew Gilbert

April 5, 2019

Residents are being warned about fake texts suggesting they are due a refund on their council tax. These texts are false and appear to be a phishing scam. 

Allerdale Borough Council has been contacted by a number of customers saying they have received a text that suggests they are due to receive a council tax refund.  

These texts are believed to be a phishing scam and are not sent on behalf of the council.  

If customers are due a refund the council informs them by post. If the council has the customer’s bank details it pays the refund direct. If not, the customer is asked to contact the council direct to arrange a refund.  

The council is therefore advising anyone who receives any text of this type to not click on any links and just to delete it.   

These texts have not come from the council, and the council’s IT systems have not been compromised in any way.