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 →

Call for details of flooding on Sunday so we can take it up with ECC

The rain on Sunday was torrential in many parts of Uttlesford – almost 40mm in less than 2 hours. ECC are responsible for drains and flood protection. Let us know if you were affected so we can hold them to account. …read more →

Full range of Addenbrookes and Papworth services to be restored for residents after R4U intervention

After intervention by R4U, residents of north Uttlesford will again have full access to Addenbrookes and Papworth Hospitals, with the restoring of cardiology services from 2nd August. R4U’s Cllr Paul Gadd, …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 gets confirmation from NHS that north Uttlesford residents will retain access to Addenbrookes hospital

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has announced that it is delighted that it has received confirmation from the NHS that residents of North Uttlesford will retain their right of access to …read more →

Confidence motion at UDC exposed to be based on fabrications by Westminster opposition parties

The Motion of No Confidence filed by the Westminster opposition at UDC has been exposed to be based on fabrications and dismissed. R4U’s Cllr John Lodge, who is Leader of …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 →

Residents’ parties and independents form alliance at Essex County Council to become official opposition

After the recent successful Essex County Council (ECC) elections, Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has formed an alliance with similar residents and independent councillors to become the official opposition group at …read more →

Uttlesford District Council Chief Executive Dawn French announces intention to step down

UDC has announced that Chief Executive Dawn French has decided to step down after 5 years in the post. Below is the council’s press release, including quotes from R4U’s Cllrs …read more →

R4U gains ground at Essex County Council and solidifies other council positions in Uttlesford

At the 6th May 2021 local elections, Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has gained ground at Essex County Council from the Conservative Party and solidified its positions at Uttlesford District Council …read more →