Copeland Borough council: arrangements for this weekends bankholiday

COPELAND Council has the made the following arrangements for the coming bank holiday (Friday, May 8).

Household waste, recycling and garden waste collections scheduled on Friday will be collected as normal.

Monthly garden waste collections will start today (May 4) and residents can find out when their next collection will be at   

The following out-of-hours emergency numbers are available during the bank holiday:

Homelessness and domestic abuse support – 01946 427070

Dangerous structures – 01946 427121

Flooding – 01946 427171

Please be reminded that all Copeland Council offices, The Beacon Museum, and Distington Hall Crematorium offices and Chapel of Remembrance, remain closed to the public due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

The Council reminds residents that an emergency support service has been set up for people in Copeland at high risk of becoming seriously ill and who do not have support available from friends, family or neighbours. The telephone support line is available on 0800 783 1966, or residents can email

It also asks residents to contact or call 07388 996202, or 01946 693321 for help with debts, everyday spending, ways to save and access to local food and hardship schemes.

Thank you,

Stay safe, stay home, save lives.

Copeland Borough Council

Proud of our past. Energised for our future.

Working to improve lives, communities and the prosperity of Copeland.