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Major concerns have been voiced by Residents for Uttlesford about a new air quality report that Uttlesford District Council has ...
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After pollution monitoring failures by Uttlesford District Council, R4U proposed and got unanimous support in a vote to require the ...
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Following arrests after reportedly more than 20 vehicle break-ins in 12 hours, R4U is urging the Police Commissioner to deliver ...
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R4U is backing resident, parish council and district councillor campaigns to keep community hub libraries open in Thaxted and Stansted ...
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R4U is calling for the resignation of Uttlesford Local Plan portfolio holder Cllr Susan Barker after another costly plan failure ...
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R4U is disappointed that the Conservative led Uttlesford District Council has pushed through a huge expansions of Stansted Airport against ...
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Work has started on a new pedestrian path down the west side of Saffron Walden Common as part of R4U's ...
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Uttlesford District Council has failed to ask a developer for any contribution towards community sports or other leisure facilities, and ...
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R4U believes that UDC should have delayed their Local Plan 3 months ago when it was first obvious that it ...
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Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has re-committed to hiring Police Community Support Officers after a withdrawal of local policing by Westminster ...
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R4U has said it is concerned about infrastructure asset-stripping by developers and will only support the Uttlesford District Council leadership's ...
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Saffron Walden Town Council has completed the second public display of its proposals for renewing the Common playground, and received ...
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Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has said it is delighted that the Newport, Quendon & Ricking Neighbourhood Plan has entered the ...
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Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local party of towns and villages, has welcomed the recent landmark planning refusal of 150 ...
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A new series of dropped kerbs have been installed in Saffron Walden as part of R4U’s ongoing programme to improve ...
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Major concerns have been expressed about a new planning application by Kier to build 150 homes on the east of ...
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R4U has called on the respective Secretaries of State and local MP Kemi Badenoch for a Public Inquiry into the ...
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To mark the anniversary of the start of the female vote, R4U has proposed a motion for the district council ...
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After a review of the new Essex County Council 10-year education plan, R4U has said it is concerned that ECC ...
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Saffron Walden Town Council has won the NABMA Best Small Outdoor Market Of The Year 2018 award and Town Council ...
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To support and voice residents’ concerns, R4U has filed a formal objection with the Essex County Council Highways Authority about ...
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Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is appalled by the latest traffic scheme by UDC and ECC that will push more traffic ...
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There are local concerns that 400 proposed new local Saffron Walden jobs will be lost if Ridgeons is allowed to ...
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Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has asked Essex County Council to review of its gritting and ploughing procedures after Saffron Walden ...
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At a heated public meeting with the Essex Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), in the Saffron Walden Town Hall this ...
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As Uttlesford District Council moves towards the final stages of its Local Plan, R4U has announced four key principles that ...
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Saffron Walden Town Council, under R4U stewardship, has won a top gold award and two merits for the maintenance and ...
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R4U is delighted, that under its stewardship, Saffron Walden Town Council has now won a second award in a month, this ...
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Following the first accident in what R4U predicted would be an unsafe traffic scheme forced on Saffron Walden by UDC, ...
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Saffron Walden Town Council has completed its upgrade programme of Golden Acre Community Centre under R4U's stewardship. R4U councillor Sharon ...
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Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) says that it is delighted that under its stewardship Saffron Walden Town Council is now the second ...
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Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is pleased to have secured £70,000 of road improvements to reduce HGV bridge strikes in Newport ...
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Following UDC and ECC's process change to remove any local approval for new traffic schemes, Saffron Walden Town Council has ...
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This week R4U has secured a concession to give residents a stronger voice and better outcome as the draft Uttlesford ...
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Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) and the Saffron Walden Town Council are supporting a joint proposal by the Department for Education ...
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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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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 Town Council has filed a planning application for a new multi-function community centre between Catons Lane and Lime ...
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Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has urged Essex County Council to adopt the private Walden School (formerly the Friends’ School) as ...
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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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The Saffron Walden Town Council’s latest financial projections show that the financial decline left by previous administrations has halted and ...
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Saffron Walden Town Council is exploring the direct funding of local policing to address the Police Commissioner’s withdrawal of policing ...
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Crime in Essex is up nearly 13% in a year and R4U has expressed alarm about the performance of Essex police ...
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There is growing concern over Uttlesford District Council’s Local Plan preparation as a new document is published that R4U believes shows ...
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R4U has announced that the R4U candidates Petrina Lees and Garry LeCount, have been elected by a landslide to Uttlesford ...
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R4U has announced that it is extremely concerned about spiralling crime in Uttlesford under the supervision of the Essex Police and ...
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Ward residents Petrina Lees and Garry LeCount are the R4U candidates in the Elsenham & Henham Uttlesford District Council by-election on 16 ...
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On Monday 9th January Saffron Walden Town Council  approved the budget for the 2017 financial year in line with the 5-year ...
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Residents for Uttlesford is opposing the more than £2 million funding cuts being forced onto Uttlesford schools by central government ...
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Department for Education asks for R4U help in contacting affected families as part of investigation into Essex County Council’s failure ...
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R4U) has announced that its Uttlesford Youth Council has been given the go ahead by Uttlesford District Council. Uttlesford District ...
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R4U believes that a recently published highways study by Essex County Council  derails Uttlesford District Council’s proposals to build 1350 new ...
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The UDC Cabinet’s failing Local Plan will force new Saffron Walden students to Newport due to the lack of planned ...
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R4U thank local people for their overwhelming attendance and support at the public Local Plan meeting held by UDC, but ...
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R4U has called an Extraordinary Meeting of Uttlesford District Council so that the UDC Cabinet can provide answers in public about ...
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R4U) believes that UDC’s faulty Air Quality Action Plan that was rejected last week was a deliberate attempt to manufacture ...
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R4U has asked the Department for Education to investigate ECC for a breach of its statutory duty to provide school transport ...
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Residents for Uttlesford has exposed the extent of missing evidence from the Uttlesford Local Plan and the UDC Cabinet’s attempt to ...
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Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has expressed significant concerns about political interference in the new Local Plan and that UDC is ...
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Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) believes that the Secretary of State’s refusal of planning for 1,500 home extensions to existing towns ...
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R4U has announced that it is referring the decision to remove 200 on-street parking places from Saffron Walden for scrutiny ...
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Residents for Uttlesford has launched a survey with Jamie Oliver to ask residents their opinions about alcohol sales on the ...
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R4U is seeking residents’ candidates for the 2017 Essex County Council Elections. Even though the Essex County Council elections are ...
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R4U has announced that levelling work has started as part of the refurbishment of the public sports pitches near Catons Lane ...
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R4U has announced that it in collaboration with Saffron Walden Town Council residents are being consulting on locations to implement ...
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Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has endorsed and is actively supporting the campaign of Independent Martin Terry for Essex Police and ...
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Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has announced that Saffron Walden Town R4U councillors and those from other parties have agreed the ...
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Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has expressed significant concerns about another Local Plan rejection after the UDC Cabinet voted to remove ...
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Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local party of towns and villages, has proposed that the Saffron Walden Mayor be selected ...
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Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local party of towns and villages, has announced that Saffron Walden Town Council has prepared ...
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Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local party of towns and villages, has stated that Uttlesford District Council has put itself ...
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At a public meeting last night, Town Councillors from Residents for Uttlesford, Liberal Democrats and Labour voted to approve a ...
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In a joint press release Town Councillors from Residents for Uttlesford, Liberal Democrats and Labour have announced that they have ...
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The scaffolding currently on the Town Hall in Saffron Walden is only there to stop bits falling on the public ...
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Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local party of towns and villages, has announced that R4U’s Cllr Natalie Sullivan-Smith has been ...
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Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local party of towns and villages, has announced that its Essex County Councillor John Lodge ...
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Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local party of towns and villages, has announced that it is working with the Saffron ...
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5th November 2015, Saffron Walden: In light of recent roadworks that shut Thaxted Rd in Saffron Walden, Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), ...
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14th October 2015, Uttlesford: Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy group for towns and villages, has branded the latest ...
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12th October 2015, Uttlesford: Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy group for towns and villages, has submitted detailed proposals ...
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6th October 2015, Uttlesford: Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy group for towns and villages, has renewed its calls ...
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29th September 2015, Uttlesford: Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy group for towns and villages, has formally called for ...
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8th September 2015, Uttlesford: Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy group for towns and villages, has formally called on ...
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28th July 2015, Uttlesford: "This release is made by John Lodge, Chairman of Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), purely in response ...
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17th June 2015, Uttlesford: Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy group for towns and villages, has announced that it ...
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10th June 2015, Uttlesford: Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy group for towns and villages, has announced its Shadow ...
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2 June 2015, Uttlesford: Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy group for towns and villages, has hailed the Planning ...
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Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy group for towns and villages, has announced that it is made significant gains ...
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Tuesday 5th May 2015, Uttlesford: Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy group for towns and villages, has announced that ...
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Tuesday 26th April 2015, Uttlesford: Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy group for towns and villages, has announced its ...
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Thursday 9th April 2015, Uttlesford: Residents-for-Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy group for towns and villages, has announced that it will ...
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Wednesday 16th March 2015, Saffron Walden: Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local party of towns and villages, has published a ...
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Wednesday 4th March 2015, Saffron Walden: Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local party of towns and villages, has announced that ...
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Tuesday 17th February 2015, Saffron Walden: Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy party for towns and villages, has announced ...
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Wednesday 18th February 2015, Saffron Walden: Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy party for towns and villages, has announced ...
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Monday 9th February 2015, Saffron Walden: Residents-for-Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy party for towns and villages, announces that it has ...
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Tuesday 3rd February 2015, Uttlesford: Residents-for-Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy party for towns and villages, has announced that former Saffron ...
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Monday 26th January 2015, Saffron Walden: Residents-for-Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy party for towns and villages, has unveiled its manifesto ...
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Friday 23rd January 2015, Saffron Walden: Residents-for-Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy party for towns and villages, announces success in its ...
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Wednesday 21st January 2015, Saffron Walden: Residents-for-Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy party for towns and villages, has announced 8 new ...
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Monday 12th January 2015, Saffron Walden: Residents-for-Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy party for towns and villages, has announced that it ...
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23rd December 2014, Saffron Walden: Residents-for-Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy party for towns and villages, has renewed calls for accountability ...
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Wednesday 10th December 2014, Saffron Walden: Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy party for towns and villages, has outlined ...
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The Planning Inspectorate has rejected UDC's draft Uttlesford Local Plan and found it unsound. UDC now needs to build a ...
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Thursday 4th December 2014, Saffron Walden: Residents-for-Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy group for towns and villages, has demanded that the ...
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Uttlesford based WeAreResidents.org has moved forward its campaign for better local government by asking residents from across the district to ...
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Uttlesford based WeAreResidents.org has moved forward its campaign for better local government by asking residents from across the district to ...
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Uttlesford based WeAreResidents.org has moved forward its campaign for better local government by asking residents from across the district to ...
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