New Thaxted Skate-park opens after grant funding from R4U administration at UDC

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is delighted at the opening of the new skate-park in Thaxted which its administration at UDC funded and is urging other sports clubs and parish councils …read more →

Carbon emissions cut by 57% at UDC by Residents Administration

The latest annual report published by Uttlesford District Council shows that, under R4U’s administration, the council’s greenhouse gas emissions have been cut by more than half since R4U came to …read more →

High Street pavement repairs to start in Saffron Walden

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is delighted that Essex Highways is planning to start emergency repairs to the High St pavement in Saffron Walden from the week beginning 8 June. R4U’s …read more →

Residents delighted as proposed Auton Croft development withdrawn

The proposed housing development of the open space behind adjoining Auton Croft in Saffron Walden has been withdrawn by Uttlesford District Council. R4U Councillor and Leader of Saffron Walden Town …read more →

Saffron Walden Town Council adopts Climate Action Plan

R4U-led Saffron Walden Town Council has formally adopted a Climate Action Plan setting out how it will achieve its goal of being carbon neutral by 2030. R4U Councillor Paul Gadd, …read more →

Village improvements, roads and policing discussed at Debden Annual Meeting

R4U’s Cllr Stuart Luck reports that the Debden Annual Meeting was held last week. The annual budget was approved. Topics discussed included rural crime, potholes and support for the village’s …read more →

Amidst local mental health crisis, R4U secures higher priority support at Essex County Council

In light of startling figures of local mental health issues amongst young people, Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) councillors at ECC have successfully driven through a unanimously supported motion for urgent …read more →

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 →

Update on Uttlesford support for Ukraine refugees

Message from R4U’s Cllr Petrina Lees, Leader of Uttlesford District Council: We are all distressed and concerned by the events in Ukraine. It is truly appalling. As a district we …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 →