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 →

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 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 →

High Street pavement repairs to start in Saffron Walden

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is delighted that Essex Highways is planning to start emergency repairs to the High St pavement in Saffron Walden from the week beginning 8 June. R4U’s …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 →

Ongoing drain clearance works moves to Newport Road in Saffron Walden

R4U is delighted that work by Essex Highways to clear the blockages in the drain system under Newport Road is now well underway. …read more →

Delight as drain and ditch clearance finally prevents flooding in Little Walden

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is delighted that its councillors have worked with Essex County Council to prioritise and deliver the recent drain clearance operations at Stone Bridge to stop the …read more →

R4U welcomes new public consultation on libaries after Essex County Council U-turn

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) welcomes Essex County Council’s U-turn on libraries following pressure from residents, and its new commitment to keep all of the Essex libraries open and staffed by …read more →

R4U ‘delighted’ as Saffron Walden road resurfacing finally approaching

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is delighted that Essex Highways is starting to resurface Saffron Walden’s roads. R4U’s Saffron Walden division county councillor Cllr Paul Gadd said “Essex Highways are currently …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 →