Residents Administration at UDC provides over £300k in grants to the Uttlesford volunteer sector

The Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) administration at Uttlesford District Council has provided funding support for fifteen local bodies that coordinate volunteer activity and provide direct support to residents in need. …read more →

New Electric Vehicle Charging points for public use installed at Uttlesford District Council car park

As part of R4U’s Net-Zero strategy at Uttlesford District Council, new publicly accessible electric vehicle charging points have been installed at the council car park on London Road in Saffron …read more →

Two more victories for UDC and residents as 2 appeals for 300 houses refused in the High Court

The High and Supreme courts have backed UDC’s decision to refuse two unsustainable planning applications. R4U’s Cllr John Evans, who is UDC portfolio holder for Planning and the Local Plan, …read more →

R4U at UDC delivers balanced budget with low 10p a week district council tax increase and zero district precept for those Uttlesford residents most in need

In light of the economic conditions facing many residents, R4U’s administration at UDC has delivered a balanced budget with only a modest below-the-rate-of-inflation council tax increase, and for those most …read more →

Independent planners question Westminster motives for punitive action against Uttlesford

Independent planning experts have been questioning the government’s real motives for taking control of major planning decisions in Uttlesford. Cllr John Evans, UDC portfolio holder for Planning and the Local …read more →

House-building: Does he who pays the piper, whistle the tune?

The government’s removal of residents’ power to decide on major planning matters is all about politics. …read more →

R4U delighted that UDC gives Stansted residents more say over new Community Hub services and funding

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has announced that its administration at Uttlesford District Council has agreed to Stansted Mountfitchet Parish Council’s wish to take over the running of a new expanded …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 →

R4U appalled that Conservatives seize control of Uttlesford planning decisions by the back door

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is appalled by a political move to bypass local decision making on housebuilding in Uttlesford. …read more →

R4U administration at UDC receives £1million+ in eco-programme funding to reduce energy bills for Uttlesford residents

As part of its eco-agenda, R4U’s administration at Uttlesford District Council (UDC) has secured over £1million in grant funding to retrofit energy efficiencies to the homes of lower income Uttlesford families. …read more →