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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. 

Drinking water

United Utilities is responsible for the quality of the water supplied to the majority of homes within Allerdale.

Allerdale Borough Council maintains a statutory watching brief over the quality of the water supplied to homes. We liaise with United Utilities on public health issues.

Reporting problems with your drinking water

If you think there are problems with your drinking water then  get in touch with United Utilities . The Drinking Water Inspectorate ensures that the water from your taps is safe to drink.

Fluoride in water

The water in some areas of Allerdale has flouride added to it. You can find out more from Public Health England . You can also find out about flouridation from the fluoridation page on the United Utilities website .

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