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For everyone and especially parents the following guide provides useful advice on:
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Gaming consoles and online games
Social media
Cyberbullying
Privacy and information security
Viewing inappropriate content online
Online predators
Version 1: The Ultimate Parent Guide for Protecting Your Child on the Internet Version 2: The Ultimate Parent Guide for Protecting Your Child on the Internet
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Location information
Location: Burwell, Cambridgeshire, England
Postal Code: CB25 (Changed 2006-2007 from CB5)
STD CODE: 01638
Latitude: 52:16:26N (52.274)
Longitude: 0:19:43E (0.3287)
GeoNames: 2654195
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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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