Significant concerns UDC massaged pollution report for Saffron Walden ahead of key vote on additional 250 house estates east of town

Major concerns have been voiced by Residents for Uttlesford about a new air quality report that Uttlesford District Council has produced to support building at least a further 250 houses …read more →

R4U wins vote to require UDC to undertake pollution monitoring as mandated by the Department of the Environment

After pollution monitoring failures by Uttlesford District Council, R4U proposed and got unanimous support in a vote to require the council to undertake pollution monitoring as mandated by the government’s …read more →

Concerns that new Local Plan will allow developers to asset-strip £billions from Uttlesford communities

R4U has said it is concerned about infrastructure asset-stripping by developers and will only support the Uttlesford District Council leadership’s new Local Plan if the council meets R4U’s four red …read more →

Significant concerns about bias at UDC towards planning approvals sought by Kier in Saffron Walden

Major concerns have been expressed about a new planning application by Kier to build 150 homes on the east of Saffron Walden, and also that Uttlesford District Council has shown …read more →

Women’s equality committee proposal for Uttlesford District Council by R4U

To mark the anniversary of the start of the female vote, R4U has proposed a motion for the district council to establish a cross-party committee to proactively drive greater equality …read more →

Objection submitted to voice residents’ concerns about new Saffron Walden traffic light and one-way scheme

To support and voice residents’ concerns, R4U has filed a formal objection with the Essex County Council Highways Authority about UDC’s latest traffic light and one-way scheme in Saffron Walden. …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 →

400 proposed jobs at risk in Saffron Walden due to new Ridgeons’ housing proposal

There are local concerns that 400 proposed new local Saffron Walden jobs will be lost if Ridgeons is allowed to renege on its agreement to deliver new employment land and …read more →

Access on a blind bend? Public Comment Deadline for 150 houses in Newport extended until 1st December

Access on a blind bend, inaccurate traffic reporting, and the severing of the Harcamlow Way are just a few of the issues raised by residents and the Newport Parish Council …read more →

4 ways to put Uttlesford residents in the driving seat of new settlements

As Uttlesford District Council moves towards the final stages of its Local Plan, R4U has announced four key principles that are the party’s commitment to local control over planning and …read more →