New Saffron Walden Mayor Heather Asker commits to supporting town through challenging times

At a Town Council meeting on Monday 11th May R4U Cllr Heather Asker was elected by town councillors to serve as Saffron Walden Mayor. The town’s Mayor is elected by …read more →

Uttlesford District Council votes to start new Local Plan after serial failures by previous administration

Councillors at R4U led Uttlesford District Council have voted to start a new Local Plan ‘from scratch’ after Inspectors found the past two plans submitted by the previous administration to …read more →

COVID-19 Briefing 17/04: UDC Leader says don’t avoid seeking medical help if you need it and keep active during lockdown

R4U’s John Lodge, Council Leader at UDC has issued the following Coronavirus update via Uttlesford District Council: As I write this message, the government has announced that the lockdown measures …read more →

COVID-19 Briefing 09/04: UDC provides help to residents in need and distributes £9m in local business emergency grant funding

R4U’s John Lodge, Council Leader at UDC has issued the following Coronavirus update via Uttlesford District Council: I wanted to start this message by thanking you for sticking to the …read more →

COVID-19 Briefing 01/04: Food distribution, support for vulnerable and council tax-shifting

John Lodge, R4U Chair and Council Leader at UDC has issued the following Coronavirus update: Since the Government’s lockdown announcement, Uttlesford District Council has been working on a number of …read more →

Saffron Walden Mayor Arthur Coote on volunteering, charity and social distancing

Saffron Walden Mayor Cllr Arthur Coote has issued the following statement: Typically the end of the Mayor’s year in April sees a big charity fundraising event. This year was no …read more →

New Residents COVID-19 Uttlesford Business Directory enables locals to connect with essential services

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has launched a programme to allow residents to connect with local businesses that have adapted customer-collect and home delivery services during the COVID-19 outbreak. R4U Chair …read more →

R4U announces UDC steps up action on coronavirus

The R4U led administration at Uttlesford District Council is following government advice for dealing with coronavirus, has plans in place to try to minimise impact to council services, and is …read more →

Council houses, community safety and assuring our future: R4U led UDC approves 2020/21 budget to deliver on Residents’ Agenda

R4U led Uttlesford District Council has approved the 2020/21 council budget to deliver on the next phase of R4U’s ‘residents’ agenda’. The budget will see more council houses, a dedicated …read more →

R4U administration starts re-engineering of planning at Uttlesford District Council

R4U led Uttlesford District Council has engaged an external team of advisers as part of re-engineering planning at the council and fixing the Local Plan after failures by the previous …read more →