Developments

Little Fen/Dyson's Drove 2019-
Off Toyse Lane (Demolished Bungalow Site) 2018-
Several houses
The old Crown Pub re-development (2018-
Several houses and included conversion of pub to residential property
Birches Tye (Hopkins Homes)
Started in 2016. 70 units (52 Private and 18 Affordable.)
Birches Tye
Birches Tye (Hopkins Homes)
The Anchor Pub Garden
June 2016, 2 new houses by the river
Dyson's Drove
4 Houses (2016-2017)
Dyson's Drove
Burwell Farm has been bought by the National Trust at a cost of 1.7 million pounds
Flashy National Trust leaflets through the post confirm that the National Trust has acquired 450 acres of land to extend and help preserve the Fen extending from Wicken. See the
Wicken National Trust Site
for more info.
Copperfield Way (Off Isaacson Road)
Another development currently underway (Nov. 2004)
Factory Site re-development
Latest Update (9-June-2002): Construction continues:
Latest Update (27-Apr-2004): Most of the estate is now complete:
Jubilee Green
This park has been updated and improved (Nov. 2004)
New Library
Now completed and open for business (Jan. 2006)
New Skate Park
The skate park is now Complete (Nov. 2004)
Browns of Burwell development
The Browns of Burwell site in North Street has been acquired by
Twigden Homes
. They will be presenting their development plans for the site at the
Parish Council
meeting in the Jubilee Reading Room on the 30th July 2003.
Brown's Site as of February 2004

Construction well under way (Nov. 2004)
New Woodland
The two woods recently planted should help improve the quality of life in the village. These are Priory Wood between Priory Close and Weirs Drove at Crowhall Farm
Village News
Recreation ground developments almost complete with upgrade to Pavillion and Skatepark, Trim Track construction and new Tennis Courts
Proposed Solar Farm
UK's biggest solar farm planned for east of England (Click on image for larger version)
See Sunnica Web Site for more information
BBC News - Cambridgeshire
Impaled Peterborough car prompts novel police response
Police post photographs of an impaled car to stop passing motorists trying to take their own.
Ex-PC Tara Woodley hid paedophile partner Shaun Fox in wardrobe
Police found the sex offender hiding naked in a wardrobe when they searched his girlfriend's house.
Marissa Aldrich drowning: Robert McWhir jailed for murder
Robert McWhir held Marissa Aldrich underwater after the pair fell into a pond during an argument.
Peterborough level crossing bypass cost increases to £39m
Planners are asked to rethink the project as costs rise and the completion date lengthens.
Fulbourn Primary to close early to save money
The change will mean pupils at the school will leave at 13:30 on Wednesdays.
School bus catches fire in Bury St Edmunds
More than 50 children and 14 adults are on board a bus when it bursts into flames in Bury St Edmunds.
Cambourne murder accused tells 999: 'I've killed my wife'
A jury hears Robert Scott-Simpson tell the emergency call handler "I've killed my wife".
Football coach Bob Higgins jailed for 24 years for abusing trainees
Bob Higgins is sentenced to 24 years for indecently assaulting young trainees over a 20-year period.
Witchcraft to murder: Records reveal 200 years of crimes
Court records from the Isle of Ely Assizes will be preserved for the public by Cambridge archivists.
Female scientist's IVF contribution was 'unrecognised'
One of the fertility treatment's pioneers believed Jean Purdy made an equal contribution, letters reveal.
Sam Smith reopens Great Chishill Mill after £110k restoration
The Grade II* listed building is opened by the star in the village where he grew up.

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