R4U delighted at UDC’s ‘Olympic legacy’ investment in facilities at Thaxted Skatepark

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is delighted that its councillors at R4U-led Uttlesford District Council have unanimously approved a £35,000 grant to refurbish the skatepark operated by the Thaxted Youth Club. …read more →

New playground at Saffron Walden Golden Acre opened by R4U-led Saffron Walden Town Council

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has announced that the refurbishment of the playground at the Golden Acre Community Centre in Saffron Walden has now been completed and the playground is open …read more →

R4U ‘delighted’ as Saffron Walden road resurfacing finally approaching

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is delighted that Essex Highways is starting to resurface Saffron Walden’s roads. R4U’s Saffron Walden division county councillor Cllr Paul Gadd said “Essex Highways are currently …read more →

Concerns about ‘house-building assault’ on Uttlesford as developers push for many more homes than are needed

Concern has been expressed by Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) about a developers’ ‘house-building assault’ on the district mandated and enabled by the government as the Local Plan ‘Call for Sites’ …read more →

Neil Hargreaves: “R4U delivering for residents at UDC”

R4U’s Cllr Neil Hargreaves is the UDC portfolio holder for Budgets and Finance. He’s provided the following update to residents about the progress R4U has made since being elected to …read more →

R4U disappointed by Stansted Airport expansion approval that prioritises business profits over our environment

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is disappointed in the approval of a large-scale expansion of Stansted Airport, and calls on the Secretary of State to reverse the decision so that the …read more →

Access on a blind bend? Public Comment Deadline for 150 houses in Newport extended until 1st December

Access on a blind bend, inaccurate traffic reporting, and the severing of the Harcamlow Way are just a few of the issues raised by residents and the Newport Parish Council …read more →

94 houses go ahead in Newport after planning appeal lost – and another 150 proposed, so reply to consultation while you can

We and the Newport Parish Council are disappointed to have lost the recent appeal against the refusal of 94 houses on land between London Rd and the Primary School in …read more →

BBC News Look East cover the impact of the closure of the Friends/Walden School

The Friends/Walden School is an important site for education and sports in Saffron Walden. It has announced that it is closing and it will be sorely missed. The parents are …read more →

Stop Press: Is your Uttlesford community getting more homes? UDC publish draft Local Plan housing numbers

Today UDC just published its draft list of where it wants to allow new homes to be built. If passed by a majority of councillors, this version of the Local …read more →