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
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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