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Garden waste collections

The council and our waste collection partners Allerdale Waste Services would like to apologise for the issues which have affected some properties' garden waste collections over the last couple of weeks. The issues have been caused by self-isolation and other staff absences. 

The advice for households who've not had their collection this week is to take bins back in and present them on their next scheduled garden waste collection day.

Households are advised to continue checking our website and social media accounts for the latest information on collections.

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Coronavirus

England has moved into Step 4 from 19 July 2021

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

• Help and advice for affected businesses, charities and other organisations.

• 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. 

Light pollution

Measures are required to ensure that light pollution is kept to a minimum.

However, certain premises have high levels of light intensity for safety and security reasons.

Problem lighting that may be viewed as a statutory nuisance is assessed during an investigation and explores possible factors, including:

  • Activities the light pollution is intruding upon
  • Duration of issue
  • Time at which it occurs
  • Character of the area

Street lighting engineers design all street lighting installations to take into account the current BS EN13201:2003 regulations.

You can use our report a nuisance form to report possible light pollution issues.

Report a nuisance

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