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 →

R4U Administration report in airport appeal provides pointers for the future

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) welcomes the findings of its administration’s report into the Stansted Airport expansion appeal as it will help focus the next phase of R4U’s programme of improvements …read more →

R4U: “Census lays bare the result of a politically fuelled developer free-for-all in Uttlesford”

The recent ONS report into the 2021 census shows that in the last decade Uttlesford has experienced the largest green-field housebuilding anywhere in the country under the Conservatives, and that …read more →

New Thaxted Skate-park opens after grant funding from R4U administration at UDC

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is delighted at the opening of the new skate-park in Thaxted which its administration at UDC funded and is urging other sports clubs and parish councils …read more →

Carbon emissions cut by 57% at UDC by Residents Administration

The latest annual report published by Uttlesford District Council shows that, under R4U’s administration, the council’s greenhouse gas emissions have been cut by more than half since R4U came to …read more →

Saffron Walden Town Council adopts Climate Action Plan

R4U-led Saffron Walden Town Council has formally adopted a Climate Action Plan setting out how it will achieve its goal of being carbon neutral by 2030. R4U Councillor Paul Gadd, …read more →

Amidst local mental health crisis, R4U secures higher priority support at Essex County Council

In light of startling figures of local mental health issues amongst young people, Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) councillors at ECC have successfully driven through a unanimously supported motion for urgent …read more →

Residents Administration at UDC provides over £300k in grants to the Uttlesford volunteer sector

The Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) administration at Uttlesford District Council has provided funding support for fifteen local bodies that coordinate volunteer activity and provide direct support to residents in need. …read more →

New Electric Vehicle Charging points for public use installed at Uttlesford District Council car park

As part of R4U’s Net-Zero strategy at Uttlesford District Council, new publicly accessible electric vehicle charging points have been installed at the council car park on London Road in Saffron …read more →