R4U at SWTC cuts costs during 2020 but continues to focus on town centre and investing in community assets

In the New Year statement from the Leader of Saffron Walden Town Council, R4U’s Cllr Paul Gadd talks about the challenges that faced the council during 2020. R4U’s Cllr Paul …read more →

R4U leaders at UDC thank residents and businesses for heeding advice to allow Uttlesford Christmas to happen

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has issued a Christmas statement from its council leaders at Uttlesford District Council thanking residents and businesses for their role in keeping local Covid infection rates …read more →

After ECC refusal R4U led Saffron Walden Town Council takes action to restore access to town centre

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has announced that  Saffron Walden Town Council has taken it upon itself to provide a proper temporary footpath on the town’s Common while Essex County Council’s …read more →

R4U led Saffron Walden Town Council plants 750 more trees

R4U led Saffron Walden Town Council has embarked on its latest round of tree-planting, with some 750 trees and hedging plants being planted. R4U’s Cllr Dave McLellan, who led this …read more →

Investigation shows Westminster parties wasted more than £20,000 of local tax payers’ money with vexatious complaints

An investigation led by Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has found that local Westminster parties in Uttlesford have wasted more than £20,000 of tax payers’ money by filing vexatious complaints at …read more →

R4U led UDC approves £1million Covid local economy recovery programme and urges government to delay Tier-3 decision

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has urged the government and Essex County Council to support local businesses by not forcing Uttlesford under Covid Tier 3 restrictions until at least after the …read more →

After £7.3m grant pressure mounts on ECC to finally invest in sustainable transport in Uttlesford

Pressure is building on Essex County Council to deliver new sustainable transport infrastructure in Uttlesford after receiving a £7.3million government grant for sustainable transport. R4U has been trying for the …read more →

R4U demands urgent action after days of ECC failure to clear flood on major closed road between Newport and Saffron Walden

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is demanding urgent action by Essex County Council (ECC) to clear a major flood that has closed the B1383 between Newport and Saffron Walden for days. …read more →

R4U urges British Olympic Association to review sponsorship from Persimmon Homes due to their continued failure to provide football facilities

R4U-led Saffron Walden Town Council and Uttlesford District Council have both written to the British Olympic Association asking them to review their sponsorship relationship with Persimmon Homes in light of …read more →

R4U at Saffron Walden Town Council announces renewal of Golden Acre Playground

R4U-led Saffron Walden Town Council has invited tenders for the complete renewal of the Playground at the Golden Acre in Saffron Walden. The renewal of the playground is intended to …read more →