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
• 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
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Burwell Lode Bridge
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Burwell Windmill
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Village News
BBC News - Cambridgeshire
Firefighters tackle Wisbech wood warehouse blaze
Residents are being asked to keep doors and windows shut as crews fight the "well-developed" fire.
'Mad' narrow boaters to navigate The Wash to Bedford
Seven narrow boats will tackle the open sea to use lesser-used waterways.
Huntingdon retirement flats evacuated after blaze
Police help evacuate 32 residents from their flats after a fire broke out in the top floor.
Abandoned seal pup rescued from Cambridgeshire river bank
The pup, only weeks old, had been abandoned and would have certainly died, rescuers say.
King's College racism row: Students support academic
Porters at King's College in Cambridge are accused of "hassling" non-white staff and students.
Cambourne child rapist jailed for crimes against girl
Police say the victim was 10 years old when the abuse started.
Rikki Neave death: No charges over schoolboy murder
Prosecutors say there is "insufficient evidence" to charge a man over the death of Rikki Neave, six.
Cambridge Museum of Zoology reopens after £4m facelift
Sir David Attenborough says the museum featuring Charles Darwin finds is "of the highest importance".
Mary Beard on big thinkers and 'sexist rants'
What's it like to be a public intellectual in age of echo chamber social media and fake news?
Oliver Cromwell's 'rare' funeral banner sells for £16k
It is one of only four survivors out of more than 2,000 banners used at the Lord Protector's funeral.
Addenbrooke's 'silly' cancer nurse Debbie Bye found after appeal
Liz Brown finds nurse Debbie Bye, who helped to make the 14-year-old girl's cancer "less painful".

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