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.
Difficulty paying your bill
At Allerdale we aim to provide information and support for people who are struggling to pay Council Tax. If you are having difficulty it might be useful to read the information on our budget advice page.
If you are on a low income you may qualify for Council Tax Reduction Scheme. For details of other reductions and exemptions from your Council Tax bill see our discounts and exemptions information page.
You may also be entitled to benefits.
If you are unable to pay your Council Tax, or any other payment owed to us, you should contact us as soon as possible to discuss your personal circumstances. You can do this by calling 0303 123 1702.