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Allerdale council arrangements for the early May Bank Holiday

[A]llerdale Borough Council is reminding residents of changes to bin collections, which will be one day later than usual next week following the Bank Holiday on Monday 7 May 2018.

  • Monday 7th will be carried out on Tuesday 8th
  • Tuesday 8th will be carried out on Wednesday 9th
  • Wednesday 9th will be carried out on Thursday 10th
  • Thursday 10th will be carried out on Friday 11th
  • Friday 11th will be carried out on Saturday 12th

Collections will return to normal the following week.

More information is available by downloading the new myAllerdale app from the Apple, Google Play or Microsoft stores, where residents can check bin collection dates, report a missed collection, and check for anything that could affect collections, or visit

Details of the opening times for the Household Waste Recycling Centres are available from Cumbria County Council at:

All Council offices will close on Friday 4 May at 4.30pm, and will reopen at 9am* on Tuesday 8 May (*Allerdale House opens at 8:45am). The Cockermouth office will close at 4pm and reopen on the Tuesday at 10am. Please note that while the Cockermouth Council office is closed for the Bank Holiday, the library services will remain open.

Customers can also access many other Council services via the myAllerdale app or on the Council website – 24 hours a day, seven days a week – including bill payments, reporting issues such as fly tipping or dog fouling, or viewing planning applications. Visit for details.

It is also possible to sign up for paperless billing and manage all Council Tax payments electronically via the Council’s online service. Visit for more information and to register.

Details of the opening time of the Council’s leisure facilities in Workington, Cockermouth, Maryport and Keswick are available on the GLL website:

In case of emergency, call the Council’s out of hours service on 0303 123 1702.

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