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Delayed recycling/waste collections

 Sometimes there might be delays to our collections. Reasons could include:

  • Roadworks and road closures
  • Access issues (often caused by parked cars that our vehicles are unable to manoeuvre around)
  • Adverse weather conditions
  • Staffing issues
  • Vehicle breakdowns

We apologise if your collection has been delayed and we will make further attempts to collect your waste and/or recycling at the next possible opportunity.

Please see information below for details of collections that have been delayed, and our anticipated return date. We will only publish details of delayed collections on this page when the impact is widespread.

Contact us for information about individual missed collections, eg where your neighbours' collection has been completed but yours has not, or where only a small number of properties are concerned.



Some properties on Church Hill, Hensingham, were not collected on Friday 26. We are hoping to return as soon as we can so please leave your materials out.

Part of Holborn Hill, Millom, was uncollected due to access issues on February 22. After repeated attempts during the week we are now unable to return until the next collection date.