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
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'Sorry is not enough... it needs to be backed up'
Stuart Cantrill hopes the infected blood inquiry will bring him "a little bit of closure".
Stalking campaign to highlight support for victims
Cambridgeshire Police says 776 stalking incidents were reported across the county last year.
Firefighters rescue deer entangled in netting
The animal is free after spending the night in a ditch full of water.
Everest mountaineer's letters released 100 years on
The letters include the final words George Mallory, who died climbing the mountain, sent to his wife.
Election candidates discuss rise in shoplifting
The county's police and crime commissioner candidates say how they will deal with the issue.
FA Cup replay decision kills the dream - Fallon
Ex-manager Steve Fallon led village club Histon FC to an historic win over Leeds United in 2008.
The inspiring women taking on the London Marathon
Laura Bird and Alison Stewart are among runners also aiming to enter the Guinness Book of Records.
200 new homes should be built, say council officers
Councillors will be asked to make the final decision next week.
Families asked to offer homes to Posh players
Peterborough United says it needs families to provide healthy meals and "maintain life skills".
When are the local elections and who can vote?
Voters in parts of England will elect councillors, mayors and police commissioners in May.
Candidates challenged on controversial busway plan
Villagers challenge parliamentary candidates about plans to build a new busway in Cambridgeshire.

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