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 →

Uttlesford Mayors thank volunteer organisations for ‘bringing home the bacon’ at Saffron Walden Carnival and Dunmow Flitch Trials

The Mayors of Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow greatly thank the volunteer organisations that have delivered the 8-Day Weekend Carnival and Flitch Trials last week in Uttlesford. R4U Cllr James …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 →

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 →

R4U urge ECC to speed up support for Uttlesford families hosting Ukrainian war refugees

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is pleased that Essex County Council is finally delivering on its obligation to distribute financial support to families hosting Ukrainian refugees, and that payments are finally …read more →