Concerned about road safety as Essex County Council cuts highways maintenance funding

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) opposes Essex County Council’s axing of the Highway Rangers service as part of a new round of cuts in ECC’s self-described programme of ‘managed decline’ of …read more →

R4U opposes Greater Cambridge tax on residents visiting regional hospitals

The Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) administration at Uttlesford District Council opposes the boundary of the proposed Greater Cambridge Congestion Zone as it will in levy a ‘tax’ on those visiting …read more →

Residents Administration at UDC commits a fourth year of minimal, less-than inflation council tax increase

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) at UDC has announced that its administration intends to deliver a 2023 balanced budget with a fourth year of council tax increases held down to about …read more →

R4U introduces £40k digital grant programme at UDC to boost Uttlesford businesses

The Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) administration at UDC has approved a grant programme to help local businesses reach customers online. R4U’s Cllr Neil Reeve, who heads up the Uttlesford District …read more →

R4U at UDC introduces £300k green grant fund to support community Net-Zero programmes

The Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) administration at UDC has approved a green grant scheme to enable community groups and parish councils to reduce carbon emissions and increase biodiversity. R4U’s Cllr …read more →

Call for action after shock County Council report exposes ‘managed decline’ of Essex roads

R4U is deeply concerned about a new Essex scrutiny report that shows a programme of ‘managed decline’ of our roads by Essex County Council (ECC), and is demanding action by …read more →

R4U pushes for stronger reporting and oversight of Local Plan at UDC

The Residents for Uttlesford administration at UDC is putting in place stronger oversight and reporting of evidence to drive Local Plan delivery against a backdrop of government demands for more …read more →

Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan approved and legally adopted

R4U is delighted that the Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan (SWNP) has been formally adopted Uttlesford District Council following approval by the Government Examiner and voting through by 93% at local …read more →

R4U reaffirms commitment to new Uttlesford sports funding as new running track opens

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is delighted at the opening of the Olympic-standard public running track at Carver Barracks that was part-funded by UDC, and that its administration at UDC reaffirms …read more →

Re-instatement of 59/590 Audley End Station bus services

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is delighted that the peak time route 59/590 bus services between Saffron Walden and Audley End station will be restored from 3 October 2022. R4U’s Cllr …read more →