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 →

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 →

Vote for the Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan on 15th September

Introduction The Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan (SWNP) has been completed, approved by a Government Examiner and is now being submitted to local residents for approval at the referendum to be …read more →

Permanent 20mph zone for the centre of Saffron Walden

R4U has welcomed the recent decision by Essex Highways to install a permanent 20mph zone covering the centre of Saffron Walden. In 2020, a 20mph zone was implemented in the …read more →

Residents Administration at UDC turns its attention to improving Council House services

The Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) administration at Uttlesford District Council has turned its attention to the council housing portfolio in the latest round of its improvement programme at the local …read more →

Developers in Uttlesford urged to conserve water by Residents Administration at UDC

The R4U administration at Uttlesford District Council is writing to developers in the district to urge that they are considerate of water use and conserve it. R4U’s Cllr John Evans, …read more →

Purchase of 19 new council homes completed by R4U at UDC as Right to Buy reduces supply of social housing

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is delighted that its administration at Uttlesford District Council has completed the purchase of 19 new council homes but is concerned that the expansion of Right …read more →

Nominate the pothole you want repaired!

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is asking residents to tell us which local potholes they would like to see repaired for prioritisation with ECC. R4U’s Cllr Paul Gadd, Essex County Councillor …read more →