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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
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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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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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