R4U led Saffron Walden Town Council plants 750 more trees

R4U led Saffron Walden Town Council plants 750 more trees

R4U led Saffron Walden Town Council has embarked on its latest round of tree-planting, with some 750 trees and hedging ...
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Investigation shows Westminster parties wasted more than £20,000 of local tax payers’ money with vexatious complaints

Investigation shows Westminster parties wasted more than £20,000 of local tax payers’ money with vexatious complaints

An investigation led by Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has found that local Westminster parties in Uttlesford have wasted more than ...
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R4U led UDC approves £1million Covid High Street and local economy recovery programme and urges government to delay Tier-3 decision

R4U led UDC approves £1million Covid High Street and local economy recovery programme and urges government to delay Tier-3 decision

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has urged the government and Essex County Council to support local businesses by not forcing Uttlesford ...
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After £7.3m grant pressure mounts on ECC to finally invest in sustainable transport in Uttlesford

After £7.3m grant pressure mounts on ECC to finally invest in sustainable transport in Uttlesford

Pressure is building on Essex County Council to deliver new sustainable transport infrastructure in Uttlesford after receiving a £7.3million government ...
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R4U demands urgent action after days of ECC failure to clear flood on major closed road between Newport and Saffron Walden

R4U demands urgent action after days of ECC failure to clear flood on major closed road between Newport and Saffron Walden

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is demanding urgent action by Essex County Council (ECC) to clear a major flood that has ...
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R4U urges British Olympic Association to review sponsorship from Persimmon Homes due to their continued failure to provide football facilities

R4U urges British Olympic Association to review sponsorship from Persimmon Homes due to their continued failure to provide football facilities

R4U-led Saffron Walden Town Council and Uttlesford District Council have both written to the British Olympic Association asking them to ...
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R4U at Saffron Walden Town Council announces renewal of Golden Acre Playground

R4U at Saffron Walden Town Council announces renewal of Golden Acre Playground

R4U-led Saffron Walden Town Council has invited tenders for the complete renewal of the Playground at the Golden Acre in ...
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After 5 years of campaigning R4U delighted by safer new pedestrian crossing on Ashdon Road in Saffron Walden

After 5 years of campaigning R4U delighted by safer new pedestrian crossing on Ashdon Road in Saffron Walden

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is delighted that 5 years of campaigning have finally brought about the installation of the new ...
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R4U puts residents at centre of re-engineered Local Plan process at UDC

R4U puts residents at centre of re-engineered Local Plan process at UDC

R4U has designed the new Local Plan process at UDC to improve decision making, provide better scrutiny of work, and ...
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R4U welcomes new 20mph zone in Saffron Walden

R4U welcomes new 20mph zone in Saffron Walden

R4U welcomes the recent decision by Essex Highways to confirm the 20mph zone in central Saffron Walden. As part of ...
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R4U urges Essex to end the Free School Meals crisis after local teachers feed children

R4U urges Essex to end the Free School Meals crisis after local teachers feed children

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has urged Essex County Council, the local education authority, to take the responsible step of ending ...
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At UDC Residents for Uttlesford pushes for greater support and clear exit plan as Essex is moved into higher Covid Tier 2

At UDC Residents for Uttlesford pushes for greater support and clear exit plan as Essex is moved into higher Covid Tier 2

At UDC Residents for Uttlesford is urging for greater support for local residents and businesses and a clearly defined exit ...
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Cllr Alan Storah

Cllr Alan Storah

Long-time Saffron Walden resident and Uttlesford District Councillor Alan Storah passed away last weekend. Dan Starr, Chair of Residents for ...
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R4U restructure of Uttlesford District Council finances generates initial £2million of additional income to deliver on manifesto commitments

R4U restructure of Uttlesford District Council finances generates initial £2million of additional income to deliver on manifesto commitments

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has announced that its manifesto promise to restructure Uttlesford District Council (UDC) finances is ahead of ...
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R4U opposes Conservative proposals to centralise local government and remove Uttlesford decision making

R4U opposes Conservative proposals to centralise local government and remove Uttlesford decision making

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) strongly opposes proposals to abolish councils across Essex and replace them with 2-4 new larger authorities ...
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Thank you Stacey Coote

Thank you Stacey Coote

Being a councillor creates many pressures on family and work, particularly in these difficult times. We’re sad to say that ...
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R4U opposes government moves to strip away local planning control that could see ‘tens-of-thousands of houses dumped on Uttlesford’

R4U opposes government moves to strip away local planning control that could see ‘tens-of-thousands of houses dumped on Uttlesford’

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is strongly opposed to the government’s proposals to strip control of planning from local councils. R4U ...
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R4U delivers first ever Residents Charter for Uttlesford District Council

R4U delivers first ever Residents Charter for Uttlesford District Council

As part of reshaping Uttlesford District Council (UDC), Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has delivered the first ever Residents Charter at ...
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Cllr Louise Pepper: We believe Black Lives Matter

Cllr Louise Pepper: We believe Black Lives Matter

Uttlesford District Council has issued the following statement in support of Black Lives Matter by Cllr Louise Pepper (R4U), UDC ...
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A look back: Residents Administration delivers on election promises in solid first year of delivery

A look back: Residents Administration delivers on election promises in solid first year of delivery

Residents for Uttlesford has announced that in its first year in office its Residents Administration at UDC has delivered on ...
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About Residents for Uttlesford...

About Residents for Uttlesford

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is the local independent party of north-west Essex towns and villages. Formed in 2014 by a number of residents’ groups, the party believes that on local issues residents should decide, not Westminster parties. R4U’s success has been based on the desire to give local people a voice and implement long range strategic and sustainable plans for their area.

R4U leads Uttlesford District Council (UDC). In its first election in 2015 it became the second party at UDC. In the May 2019 R4U took majority control of UDC by gaining two-thirds of the seats. Since then it has set about re-engineering the now award-winning council operates, rebuilding the finances and fixing how planning is done. In 2021 the party won half the Essex County Council seats in Uttlesford district.

R4U also leads Saffron Walden Town Council, where under its stewardship the council has rebuilt finances, invested in community assets, and won multiple awards, including the best run council in Essex. It is a minority party on Great Dunmow Town Council.

Residents for Uttlesford can be found on the web at www.residents4u.org.