R4U secures last minute concession for residents ahead of draft Uttlesford Local Plan consultation
This week R4U has secured a concession to give residents a stronger voice and better outcome as the draft Uttlesford ...
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R4U and Saffron Walden Town Council support proposal by Saffron Academy Trust to take over former Friends School site
Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) and the Saffron Walden Town Council are supporting a joint proposal by the Department for Education ...
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UDC’s Local Plan based on 3 new garden-villages requires proper infrastructure and residents’ concerns must be acted on
Uttlesford District Council’s proposed Local Plan strategy based around 3 new garden-villages requires crucial infrastructure investment and residents’ concerns must ...
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BBC News Look East cover the impact of the closure of the Friends/Walden School
The Friends/Walden School is an important site for education and sports in Saffron Walden. It has announced that it is ...
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Stop Press: Is your Uttlesford community getting more homes? UDC publish draft Local Plan housing numbers
Today UDC just published its draft list of where it wants to allow new homes to be built. If passed ...
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Local Plan Transport Study confirms many Uttlesford roads at capacity, Saffron Walden should not take additional mass-housing and eastern link-road is a ‘myth’
A major new Uttlesford Transport Study, which has been finally published by UDC as part of their draft Local Plan, ...
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Saffron Walden Mayor Richard Freeman’s address from The Great Get Together/More In Common On The Common
As Saffron Walden Mayor I was asked to ‘say a few words’ at the Great Get Together/More In Common On ...
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Saffron Walden Town Council submit planning proposal for new Community Centre
Saffron Walden Town Council has filed a planning application for a new multi-function community centre between Catons Lane and Lime ...
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Even though we’re sitting this one out, please Vote!
How-do Gnomies! R4U has people from all parties and many from none. That is our strength - because we can ...
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Fetes, fences, flower beds – and finally a voice for our villages in the Local Plan: Update from Petrina Lees
Here’s what I’ve been up to in my first few months at UDC as your district councillor for Elsenham and ...
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Risky Business, Bins, & More Representation - Newport Ward update from Neil Hargreaves and Anthony Gerard
Report from Newport Ward District Councillors Neil Hargreaves and Anthony Gerard. Commercial Investment Currently UDC is well funded because it ...
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Class sizes of 60? SWCHS head asks residents to think about education cuts when they vote
The Saffron Walden County High School (SWCHS) head has asked voters to think about education when they vote in June ...
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Reopen the Friends as a state school? We think so. And we've urged Essex County Council to take action
Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has urged Essex County Council to adopt the private Walden School (formerly the Friends’ School) as ...
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Little Walden Road residents’ group calls for support at Wednesday’s district Planning Meeting about 85-home Gladman development
This Wednesday 10th May the Uttlesford District Council Planning Committee will review developer Gladman’s application for 85 homes on farmland ...
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John Lodge (Banner)
Thank you to all the people that voted for and supported us in yesterday's local elections. The reception on the ...
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What does it mean? “Residents not Politicians”
R4U’s 2017 campaign message is “Residents not Politicians”, so what does it actually mean since R4U’s councillors are elected to ...
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Tory Party select Westminster insider Kemi Badenoch into ‘comfy’ Saffron Walden Commons Seat
The Saffron Walden Conservative Constituency Association has selected Kemi Badenoch as their new candidate to replace Sir Alan Haselhurst in June’s ...
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It’s been a privilege to represent Newport, Quendon, Rickling and Widdington – Jo Parry
For the past four years I have been privileged to have represented the people of Newport, Quendon, Rickling and Widdington ...
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Why I’m A Resident Standing For Essex County Council – Anthony Gerard
Local issues matter. They matter to me, to my family, to my neighbours and to my community. It matters that ...
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You have enemies? Good. That means you have stood up for something.
Readers may have noticed a number of recent letters in the local papers commenting on my time as County Councillor ...
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