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.
Funding your festival or event
We are now accepting applications for festivals and events that are due to take place after Monday 1 April 2019.
Allerdale Borough Council is committed to supporting the development of festivals and community-based events that will enhance the arts and cultural offering in the borough. We have supported a total of 12 local festivals and events with grants of up to £2,000 through our Festivals and Events Fund.
How to apply
To apply for a grant, please complete the online application form at the bottom of this page.
If you have already successfully secured a grant, you are required to complete a monitoring form and return it to email@example.com to keep us up to date with the progress of your festival or event and to receive the full amount of funding. You can download a copy of the monitoring form below:
If you would like any further information, please contact us.