Public Utilities

Gas
To report a gas or carbon monoxide emergency, or if a pipeline is struck (even if no gas leak has occurred) call the National Gas Emergency Service 24 hours a day on 0800 111 999 (calls are recorded and may be monitored).
0800 111999
General Recycling
Fortnightly service for newspapers, tins and bottles collected from roadside. For information:
01353 863864
Milton Recycling Centre, Butts Lane, Milton:
01223 860674
Bins for bottles (glass and plastic), cans, paper & clothes at Burwell: Village College & Ex-service Club Bins for plastic bottles at Tan House Lane Garden / vegetable / wood waste: Burwell Allotments Shredder Plastics / clothes / bottles: Tesco Supermarkets.
Water & Sewerage
At all times:
0800 145145
Bill enquiries:
0800 919155
Electricity
At all times:
01223 440221
Supply problems:
0800 783838
Energy Conservation
Insulate your home to save money and reduce CO2 emmisions. Arrange a no obligation survey of your home. Contact: HEAT Cambridgeshire Scheme:
08000930450
ECDC Energy Conservation Officer:
01353 616251
Power cut?
Working 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to keep your lights on but sometimes faults occur.
0800 3163105 (From Landline)

03333232105 (From Mobile)

Web
Text POWER and your postcode to 80876
Refuse / Recycling

Check Dates by Postcode/Address
Normal weekly collection on Thursdays or Fridays Large articles can be collected free of charge (not bathroom or kitchen fittings):
01353863864
Events
Action
Proposal for battery energy storage facility
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Invite to Consultation
(PDF File)
• Aura Power, a renewable energy developer, is looking to develop a battery-based energy storage system (BESS) on land at Weirs Drove, Burwell

View PDF File
Proposed Battery Storage Facility - Parish Council Questions and Answers
More information on RADE Web Site
Area Photos
FynNet
Burwell Lode Bridge
Burwell - St Mary's Church
Burwell Windmill
Burwell Lode
Village News
BBC News - Cambridgeshire
Kimbolton Fireworks ceases trading after 55 years
It supplied fireworks for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Grand Arcade death: Man charged with manslaughter
Benyamin Hussain, 18, died in hospital after an alleged fight outside a shopping centre.
Missing cat Peanut found after 10 years in Norfolk
It is thought Peanut the puss had been living "almost as a stray" for a decade after going missing.
The naked women of Britain's churches
Why are churches across Britain adorned with carvings of naked women exposing their genitalia?
A1: Plans unveiled to spend £1.4bn improving Black Cat roundabout
The plans to improve the Black Cat roundabout with the A428 and A421 include a new dual carriageway.
'Move away' Cambridge councillor Donald Adey will not give up pay
Donald Adey, who lives 400 miles from his ward, is the only councillor not to reduce his allowance.
Cambridge time expert fears sundials are 'old hat'
Cambridge academic Dr Frank King says getting young people to love sundials is "an uphill struggle".
Peterborough University delay 'a kick in the teeth'
A Labour councillor says there is "no clear direction" on a new university for Peterborough.
Robber who hit 'frail' woman with brick jailed
Brandon Cliffe tried to steal the 69-year-old's shopping and attacked her when she refused to let go.
Cambridge University recreates 16th Century feather craze hat
Historical fashion experts reproduce a feather hat worn to impress an Emperor's brother.
Matthew Le Mottee wins close-up magician award three years in a row
Matthew Le Mottee completed a feat never seen before in the Magic Circle.

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