UPDATED SECOND JAB INFORMATION: First Covid vaccinations for over 40s now available for walk-in without appointment or booking up until 16th May

We received the announcement below from the Herts and West Essex NHS. Anyone over 40 can now get first and second vaccinations at the regional vaccination centres without an appointment …read more →

Uttlesford District Council Chief Executive Dawn French announces intention to step down

UDC has announced that Chief Executive Dawn French has decided to step down after 5 years in the post. Below is the council’s press release, including quotes from R4U’s Cllrs …read more →

R4U gains ground at Essex County Council and solidifies other council positions in Uttlesford

At the 6th May 2021 local elections, Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has gained ground at Essex County Council from the Conservative Party and solidified its positions at Uttlesford District Council …read more →

Agreement reached with developer over new Saffron Walden Lime Avenue football pitches which would see them open during the summer

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is delighted that developer Persimmon and R4U-led Saffron Walden Town Council have resolved all issues over the delivery of the Lime Avenue football pitches, which are …read more →

Affinity Water: Residents’ update from meeting about Saffron Walden water softening

R4U’s Cllr Paul Gadd, who is also the leader of Saffron Walden Town Council, provided the following update for residents after the recent public meeting with Affinity Water: R4U councillor …read more →

R4U backs UDC call for additional appeal hearing for Stansted Airport expansion due to new UK carbon reduction law

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) believes that an increase in passenger numbers at Stansted Airport to the size of Gatwick is incompatible with the UK’s new Sixth Carbon Budget law, which …read more →

Affinity Water in breach of legal agreement to soften Saffron Walden water

R4U’s Cllr Paul Gadd, who is the Leader at Saffron Walden Town Council, said “There is a legal agreement in place that requires Affinity Water to soften Saffron Walden water. …read more →

Statement of Condolence to HM The Queen and the Royal Family

Cllr Martin Foley, Uttlesford District Council Chair, has issued a statement on behalf of Uttlesford District Council: “We are deeply saddened by the passing of His Royal Highness, The Duke …read more →

Residents call for change at Essex County Council in May local elections to stop the cycle of failure

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has announced that it is fielding candidates to contest the four Uttlesford seats at Essex County Council. The local party says that if elected, R4U councillors …read more →

Residents’ champions stand up for Newport and Sampford in Uttlesford District Council By-Elections

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is fielding candidates in both Uttlesford District Council by-elections on 6th May for the Newport and Sampfords wards. Newport Uttlesford District ward councillor Neil Hargraves said …read more →