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 see from all angles we can try to represent more …read more →

Saffron Walden Tory MP Shortlist Completed…We think…

Morning Gnomies, Word on the footpath is that we’ll be getting’ ourselves a new MP after the Conservatives decided upon some shufflin’. Me and me fellow gnomes have been sharing …read more →

Brexit-schmexit! National parties have just shown they don’t care about local residents

How-do Gnomies! The allotment is all of a bother this week following the news of the snap general election in June. Just when you think you’ve got all your trowels …read more →

The Uttlesford Christmas Quiz: The Answers!

So how did ye do Gnomies? Here are the answers to this years’ Christmas Quiz, testing the best of local knowledge and Uttlesford obscurity. You can also download a copy …read more →

The Uttlesford Christmas Quiz 2016!

Well mince my pies Gnomies, it’s nearly Christmas! Those elves have been getting a lot of press recently, what with their antics on shelves, but us gnomes are up to …read more →

Uttlesford Strife? Taxpayers fund political messages…

How do Gnomies? Here I was this week, busy wrapping presents and sampling the best local mince pies, when the latest edition of UDC’s glossy ‘Uttlesford Life’ rattled through the …read more →

The signs, they ain’t a-changing…

How do Gnomies? Been a bit quiet on the gnome front, sorry about that. Hip replacement this Spring and what with all the potholes I go clambering in and out …read more →

A Surprise Pothole Fix! #Waitrose #SaffronWalden

Sent to member enquiries at ECC by SW Essex County Councillor John Lodge on March 10th 2016, fearing risk to both human, vehicular and aquatic life…. I have mentioned this …read more →

Walden Highway Hoo-Hah

I’ve been watching the Hoo-Haa going on at the moment about UDC wanting to remove parking from a mile of the Saffron Walden’s roads. Down the allotment, I’ve been asked “how do these things get decided?” and it’s a fair point. …read more →

Forgotten Roads from the South of the District.

Happy Gnome Year! Back in the Autumn I had the pleasure of pottering around the South of the District, and it wasn’t just the glorious display of leaves that I stumbled …read more →