House-building: Does he who pays the piper, whistle the tune?

House-building: Does he who pays the piper, whistle the tune?

The government’s removal of residents’ power to decide on major planning matters is all about politics ...
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R4U delighted that UDC gives Stansted residents more say over new Community Hub services and funding

R4U delighted that UDC gives Stansted residents more say over new Community Hub services and funding

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has announced that its administration at Uttlesford District Council has agreed to Stansted Mountfitchet Parish Council’s ...
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R4U calls on Uttlesford communities to ask UDC for free hedge and tree donations as another 1,500 planted

R4U calls on Uttlesford communities to ask UDC for free hedge and tree donations as another 1,500 planted

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is calling on Uttlesford residents to ask its administration at UDC, through their parish and town ...
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R4U appalled that Conservatives seize control of Uttlesford planning decisions by the back door

R4U appalled that Conservatives seize control of Uttlesford planning decisions by the back door

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is appalled by a political move to bypass local decision making on housebuilding in Uttlesford ...
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R4U administration at UDC receives £1million+ in eco-programme funding to reduce energy bills for Uttlesford residents

R4U administration at UDC receives £1million+ in eco-programme funding to reduce energy bills for Uttlesford residents

As part of its eco-agenda, R4U's administration at Uttlesford District Council (UDC) has secured over £1million in grant funding to ...
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Ongoing drain clearance works moves to Newport Road in Saffron Walden

Ongoing drain clearance works moves to Newport Road in Saffron Walden

R4U is delighted that work by Essex Highways to clear the blockages in the drain system under Newport Road is ...
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Saffron Walden Town Council Tax held to below rate-of-inflation 7p a week increase for 2022

Saffron Walden Town Council Tax held to below rate-of-inflation 7p a week increase for 2022

Saffron Walden Town Council has approved its budget for 2022/23 which includes a below rate of inflation 7 pence a ...
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UDC Leader Petrina Lees thanks Uttlesford residents for stepping up for their neighbours and communities

UDC Leader Petrina Lees thanks Uttlesford residents for stepping up for their neighbours and communities

In her end-of-year message, R4U’s Cllr Petrina Lees, Leader of Uttlesford District Council (UDC), has thanked local residents, businesses and ...
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Delight as drain and ditch clearance finally prevents flooding in Little Walden

Delight as drain and ditch clearance finally prevents flooding in Little Walden

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is delighted that its councillors have worked with Essex County Council to prioritise and deliver the ...
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Uttlesford District Council resolves for stronger action to halt harassment and intimidation of those in public office

Uttlesford District Council resolves for stronger action to halt harassment and intimidation of those in public office

In light of intimidation against public servants, R4U has raised an anti-harassment motion at Uttlesford District Council that was approved ...
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R4U’s improvement programme at Uttlesford District Council recognised by award from Royal Town Planning Institute

R4U’s improvement programme at Uttlesford District Council recognised by award from Royal Town Planning Institute

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is delighted that after embarking on an ambitious re-engineering programme at Uttlesford District Council (UDC), the ...
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Latest round of tree planting in Saffron Walden at Lime Avenue

Latest round of tree planting in Saffron Walden at Lime Avenue

The latest step has been taken in R4U's environmental programme, with almost 500 trees being planted on the new open ...
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R4U welcomes new public consultation on libaries after Essex County Council U-turn

R4U welcomes new public consultation on libaries after Essex County Council U-turn

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) welcomes Essex County Council’s U-turn on libraries following pressure from residents, and its new commitment to ...
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Uttlesford District Council seeks to adopt first female leader as Residents Administration undertakes mid-term reshuffle

Uttlesford District Council seeks to adopt first female leader as Residents Administration undertakes mid-term reshuffle

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is undertaking a significant portfolio team reshuffle at Uttlesford District Council to synchronise with the appointment ...
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R4U delivers on Uttlesford Climate Change agenda and asks COP26 leaders to do the same

R4U delivers on Uttlesford Climate Change agenda and asks COP26 leaders to do the same

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has been working hard delivering its Climate Change agenda at the councils it leads, and expects ...
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Letter from government provides more evidence that R4U is right to be fixing inherited Planning and Development capability at UDC

Letter from government provides more evidence that R4U is right to be fixing inherited Planning and Development capability at UDC

A recent letter from the government Department of Housing and Communities supports R4U’s own analysis that the planning function at ...
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Local Conservatives withdraw from UDC Climate Change initiatives after R4U challenge their support of ongoing expansion of Stansted Airport

Local Conservatives withdraw from UDC Climate Change initiatives after R4U challenge their support of ongoing expansion of Stansted Airport

Local Conservative councillors have withdrawn from UDC Energy and Climate Change Working Group after R4U challenged their environmental credentials. This ...
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R4U hits out at government as High Court challenge to ‘climate-killing’ expansion of Stansted Airport is blocked

R4U hits out at government as High Court challenge to ‘climate-killing’ expansion of Stansted Airport is blocked

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has hit out at the government ahead of the COP26 conference in Glasgow, as its administration ...
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R4U at UDC start next phase of Planning and Development reeningeering to make it ‘fighting fit’

R4U at UDC start next phase of Planning and Development reeningeering to make it ‘fighting fit’

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has announced that its manifesto promise to fix Planning and Development at UDC has passed another ...
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‘Olympic legacy’ investment in facilities at Thaxted Skatepark by R4U administration

‘Olympic legacy’ investment in facilities at Thaxted Skatepark by R4U administration

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is delighted that its councillors at R4U-led Uttlesford District Council have unanimously approved a £35,000 grant ...
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