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.

Free parking available for Christmas shoppers in Workington

Rebecca Wilkinson

Nov. 23, 2018

Christmas shoppers will be able to take advantage of free parking in Workington over the coming weeks. 

Wisitors will have the option of three nights of free parking at the multi-storey car park during its late night shopping events. These will take place from 4pm until 8pm on 6, 13 and 20 December.

Councillor Michael Heaslip, Executive member with responsibility for Environmental Quality, said: “Workington is one of our most popular towns for shopping, which is arranging additional late night shop openings in the run-up to Christmas. To support those extra shopping opportunities, we are providing some free parking in the town centres on those nights only. We are pleased to be able to support those shopkeepers making that extra effort to promote the local economy and encourage thriving and vibrant town centres.”