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.

Road Closure Orders

Allerdale Borough Council may make Road Closure Order to facilitate ‘rolling-road’ events such as parades, carnivals and processions as well as more ‘static’ community events such as Christmas lights switch-ons and street parties. 

For other types of road closure you may have to contact Cumbria County Council

If you want to apply for a Road Closure you must download, complete and return the below Closing Order application form, with a payment of £121.00. This can be paid either by card in one of our customer service centres, or disclose a cheque made payable to ‘Allerdale Borough Council’.

More guidance is provided in the application form. 

Download the application form and guidance

You are also required to have public liability insurance cover of £5 million before your application can be processed. You should include a copy of your public liability insurance schedule when you return your pro-forma.

You should aim to submit your application for a Road Closure Order to the Council no less than six weeks before the starting date of the event. 

The Council will consult with the necessary organisations on your behalf. However, if you have any particular requirements you should consult with the relevant body yourself prior to completing the Road Closure Order application form.

  • You are required to consult with anyone who may be affected by the event such as residents or local businesses.
  • Depending on the size and nature of the event, you may also wish to consider advertising in a local newspaper.
  • You are responsible for ensuring that any requirements placed on you by the consultees are undertaken. 

Any signs or barriers erected should be done so in accordance with the requirements of Cumbria County Council’s Highways department. If you require any further information please contact Cumbria County Council.

If you think that you may require a licence for any aspect for your event, see our Temporary Event Notice Licence and Premises Licence pages. 

We will confirm whether your application has been successful approximately three weeks before the event. We will send you a Notice of Road Closure, which must be posted in the streets and surrounding affected areas at least 14 days before the event.

If you require any further information on Road Closure Orders please contact us.

Closing Orders and Consultations

A list of all current consultations and completed closing orders within the last six months can be found below:

Ewanrigg Lantern Parade - Temporary Road Closure Order (2018)
Harrington Remembrance Parade - Temporary Road Closure Order (2018)
Workington Remembrance Parade - Temporary Road Closure Order (2018)
Maryport Christmas Lights Switch On - Notice of Intention (2018)
Edward 'Ned' Smith Unveiling of the Stone - Temporary Road Closure Order (2018)
Silloth Carnival - Temporary Road Closure Order (2018)
Maryport Community Carnival - Temporary Road Closure Order (2018)
Filmby Children's Carnival - Temporary Road Closure Order (2018)
Aspatria Gala - Temporary Road Closure Order (2018)
Aspatria Gala Plan (2018)
Wigton Children's Carnival - Temporary Road Closure Order (2018)
Broughton Children's Carnival - Temporary Road Closure Order (2018)
Cockermouth Children's Carnival - Temporary Road Closure Order (2018)
Workington Armed Forces Day - Temporary Road Closure Order (2018)
Dearham Carnival - Temporary Road Closure Order (2018)
Kirkbride Carnival - Temporary Road Closure Order (2018)
Seaton Children's Carival - Temporary Road Closure Order (2018)
Cumbria Air Training Corps Sunday parade - Road Closure Order 2019
Broughton Children's Carnival - Temporary Road Closure Order (2019)
Seaton Children's Carnival - Temporary Road Closure Order 2019
Workington Armed Forces Day - Temporary Road Closure Order