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Bank holiday bin collection changes

There will be some changes to bin collections on the week commencing Monday, May 3, due to the bank holiday. Collections will take place one day later than normal. You can view the online calendar - or download an annual one - by clicking here.

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Elections in May 2021

Elections for the Cumbria Police and Crime Commissioner and by-elections for some local government seats were held on 6 May 2021. Find out more about the elections and the local by-election results as they come in.

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Coronavirus

Coronavirus restrictions remain in place across England including Allerdale. Some of the rules on what you can and cannot do changed on April 12. However, many restrictions remain in place. This link includes details of the roadmap out of lockdown.

• See the latest news and get more information regarding coronavirus (Covid-19) and our services.

• Help for affected businesses, charities and other organisations including the support grants that are available.

• Advice for individuals including the Test and Trace Support payment to help those self-isolating.

• Our customer contact centres have reopened to public on an appointment-only basis. However, please use our online forms, webchat, app and phone number to contact us where possible. Contact us link includes details on how to book an appointment. 

Grounds maintenance and grass cutting

We work in partnership with Tivoli Services to maintain land that we own. We are responsible for the following:

  • Grass cutting and strimming
  • Maintenance of trees, shrubs, hedges, roses and flower beds
  • Weed control (except highways maintained by Cumbria County Council)
  • Litter control and removal of dog faeces
  • Planting of trees, shrubs, bulbs and plants
  • Seeding and marking out of sports pitches
  • Protection of nature conservation sites and reserves.

Report any overgrown grass or plants to us using our General Enquiry form

Report an overgrown area

Maintenance of non-council land

On non-council owned sites, the land owners are responsible for the trees and grounds maintenance. Other green spaces may be the responsibility of housing associations, private landowners or other bodies.

Roadside verges are cut and maintained by Cumbria County Council's highways department .