Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan approved and legally adopted

R4U is delighted that the Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan (SWNP) has been formally adopted Uttlesford District Council following approval by the Government Examiner and voting through by 93% at local …read more →

Resident-led Saffron Walden Town Council buys former NatWest building

Under R4U leadership, Saffron Walden Town Council has just completed the purchase of the former NatWest Bank building adjoining the Town Hall and will be bringing it into use again. …read more →

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 →