3,000 trees and shrubs to be planted in Saffron Walden by Christmas as part of R4U ‘Re-Greening’ programme

R4U-led Saffron Walden Town Council will plant thousands of trees and shrubs in Saffron Walden before the end of the year. The re-greening is part of the town council’s recently …read more →

Community investment at core of new 4-year R4U plan for Saffron Walden Town Council

R4U led Saffron Walden Town Council has adopted a new 4-year plan to deliver on the party’s manifesto commitments. R4U’s Paul Gadd, Council Leader at Saffron Walden Town Council, said …read more →

SWTC: Proposal for 100 houses on Friends School site breaks local and national planning policies – Residents urged to respond to Public Consultation

The Friends School has roots going back to 1702, however it became central to Saffron Walden in 1870s when George Stacey Gibson gifted the land so that the school could …read more →

Cllr Arthur Coote elected as Saffron Walden Mayor

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has confirmed that at the Saffron Walden Town Council meeting on Monday 13th Arthur Coote was elected as Saffron Walden Mayor for the current year. The …read more →

R4U excited as the new playground and other works on Saffron Walden Common nears completion

Residents For Uttlesford is delighted with the refurbishment of The Common under its leadership at Saffron Walden Town Council, including new paths, benches, clearing of cars from Common Hill West, …read more →

Double your Uttlesford Council Tax bill? R4U unwilling to support Tory UDC budget that exposes residents to £100m property speculation risk

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has announced that it does not support the £100m loan that UDC intends to take out for property speculation as part of its 2019 budget because …read more →

Strong support for Saffron Walden Common playground renewal proposals – take survey

Saffron Walden Town Council has completed the second public display of its proposals for renewing the Common playground, and received overwhelming support from residents. Residents can provide feedback online using …read more →

New dropped kerbs installed in Saffron Walden as next part of R4U programme to improve access in the town

A new series of dropped kerbs have been installed in Saffron Walden as part of R4U’s ongoing programme to improve access to and inside the town, which has also included …read more →

R4U delighted with national market award for Saffron Walden Town Council

Saffron Walden Town Council has won the NABMA Best Small Outdoor Market Of The Year 2018 award and Town Council employee Luke Matthews has been recognised as an NABMA Market …read more →

New traffic lights and one-way scheme for London Rd and Borough Lane in Saffron Walden – R4U appalled by scheme

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is appalled by the latest traffic scheme by UDC and ECC that will push more traffic through Saffron Walden Town Centre because of the installation of …read more →