Saffron Walden flooding on South Road finally being addressed

After much local pressure from local Residents’ councillors and chasing by ECC,  BT Openreach is finally undertaking the work required on South Road in Saffron Walden to repair the drains …read more →

Finally ECC take action on local accident blackspot and potholes

R4U is happy to announce that councillor chasing of road problems is finally making some progress. Last week saw the partial resurfacing of the High St pavement in Saffron Walden …read more →

Accidents rise as ECC Conservatives block Uttlesford highways improvement schemes

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U)  sees accidents increase and residents’ frustration mount as local road improvement safety schemes, which were funded and should have been implemented by March this year, have …read more →

Residents continue battle against ECC pothole failures

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) sees residents’ despair at the “dire” and “dismal” state of local roads and continues to fight Essex County Council’s “managed decline” of highway maintenance. R4U’s Cllr …read more →

Long-running flooding issue for residents solved near Audley End Station

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is delighted that its latest drains project, to solve the regular flooding on the B1383 / Station Approach at the entry to Wendens Ambo, has finally …read more →

R4U councillors continue their pothole campaign against Essex County Council’s “managed decline” of our roads

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is continuing to campaign against Essex County Council’s “managed decline” of Uttlesford roads as potholes get much worse. R4U’s Cllr Paul Gadd, Essex County Councillor for …read more →

ECC new Book-to-Bin system ‘not being properly evidenced’ as Herts CC seeks to ban Uttlesford residents in return

The trial of the new pre-booking system which Essex County Council (ECC) has introduced at all of its recycling centres is a ‘sham’ and a ‘mess’ according to Residents for …read more →

Survey results: 99% of residents oppose Essex County Council ‘Book-to-Bin’ system

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has now published sent Essex County Council (ECC) the results of its survey into ECC’s proposals to implement a pre-booking system at all of its recycling …read more →

Survey: Should ECC require booking to use their Waste Recycling Centres?

Essex County Council has announced that they will introduce a new booking system at all of their Household Waste Recycling Centres from 13 March 2023. ECC say that from that …read more →

Residents alarmed at Essex County Council’s new booking system to use Waste Recycling Centres

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has joined with local residents to express their alarm at ECC’s new requirement that will force residents to book to use local waste recycling centres, all …read more →