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 →

R4U calls on Uttlesford communities to ask UDC for free hedge and tree donations as another 1,500 planted

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is calling on Uttlesford residents to ask its administration at UDC, through their parish and town councils, to apply for grants to plant trees and hedges. …read more →

R4U administration at UDC receives £1million+ in eco-programme funding to reduce energy bills for Uttlesford residents

As part of its eco-agenda, R4U’s administration at Uttlesford District Council (UDC) has secured over £1million in grant funding to retrofit energy efficiencies to the homes of lower income Uttlesford families. …read more →

Latest round of tree planting in Saffron Walden at Lime Avenue

The latest step has been taken in R4U’s environmental programme, with almost 500 trees being planted on the new open area at Lime Avenue, off Little Walden Road, Saffron Walden, …read more →

R4U delivers on Uttlesford Climate Change agenda and asks COP26 leaders to do the same

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has been working hard delivering its Climate Change agenda at the councils it leads, and expects national and international politicians to play their part at COP26. …read more →

R4U supports High Court challenge by Uttlesford District Council to prevent ‘climate killing’ Stansted Airport expansion

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has supported Uttlesford District Council’s decision to seek High Court action to challenge the Stansted Airport expansion appeal decisions. R4U’s Cllr John Lodge, who is Leader …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 →

10-year Climate Change Strategy approved with initial £1 million funding

Uttlesford District Council has voted to adopt the next phase of R4U’s eco-agenda at a cross-party meeting of all councillors. In the vote councillors approved the ‘Uttlesford Climate Crisis Strategy …read more →

R4U led Saffron Walden Town Council plants 750 more trees

R4U led Saffron Walden Town Council has embarked on its latest round of tree-planting, with some 750 trees and hedging plants being planted. R4U’s Cllr Dave McLellan, who led this …read more →

Better site for refuse lorry depot approved after successful campaign by R4U councillors

After a campaign led by R4U councillors, the Uttlesford District Council Planning Committee has approved a new site for the council’s refuse lorry depot to the east of Great Dunmow. …read more →