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 →

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 →

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 →

Saffron Walden Town Council adopts Climate Action Plan

R4U-led Saffron Walden Town Council has formally adopted a Climate Action Plan setting out how it will achieve its goal of being carbon neutral by 2030. R4U Councillor Paul Gadd, …read more →

Lime Ave Football Fields – SWTC finally take over the keys

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is delighted to announce that Saffron Walden Town Council has finally taken possession of the playing fields at Lime Avenue, after years of fighting Persimmon Homes. …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 →

Saffron Walden Town Council Tax held to below rate-of-inflation 7p a week increase for 2022

Saffron Walden Town Council has approved its budget for 2022/23 which includes a below rate of inflation 7 pence a week council tax increase. …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 →

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 →