Call for action after shock County Council report exposes ‘managed decline’ of Essex roads

R4U is deeply concerned about a new Essex scrutiny report that shows a programme of ‘managed decline’ of our roads by Essex County Council (ECC), and is demanding action by …read more →

R4U pushes for stronger reporting and oversight of Local Plan at UDC

The Residents for Uttlesford administration at UDC is putting in place stronger oversight and reporting of evidence to drive Local Plan delivery against a backdrop of government demands for more …read more →

Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan approved and legally adopted

R4U is delighted that the Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan (SWNP) has been formally adopted Uttlesford District Council following approval by the Government Examiner and voting through by 93% at local …read more →

R4U reaffirms commitment to new Uttlesford sports funding as new running track opens

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is delighted at the opening of the Olympic-standard public running track at Carver Barracks that was part-funded by UDC, and that its administration at UDC reaffirms …read more →

Re-instatement of 59/590 Audley End Station bus services

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is delighted that the peak time route 59/590 bus services between Saffron Walden and Audley End station will be restored from 3 October 2022. R4U’s Cllr …read more →

Resident-led Saffron Walden Town Council buys former NatWest building

Under R4U leadership, Saffron Walden Town Council has just completed the purchase of the former NatWest Bank building adjoining the Town Hall and will be bringing it into use again. …read more →

Vote for the Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan on 15th September

Introduction The Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan (SWNP) has been completed, approved by a Government Examiner and is now being submitted to local residents for approval at the referendum to be …read more →

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Our nations weep. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has been a constant and steady hand in the ups and downs of our world for longer than many people have lived. …read more →

Permanent 20mph zone for the centre of Saffron Walden

R4U has welcomed the recent decision by Essex Highways to install a permanent 20mph zone covering the centre of Saffron Walden. In 2020, a 20mph zone was implemented in the …read more →

Residents Administration at UDC turns its attention to improving Council House services

The Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) administration at Uttlesford District Council has turned its attention to the council housing portfolio in the latest round of its improvement programme at the local …read more →