New Electric Vehicle Charging Points opened on Saffron Walden Common as part of Uttlesford-wide plan

Uttlesford District Council has installed new electric vehicle charging points in its car park on Saffron Walden Common as part of its green commitments. R4U’s Cllr Louise Pepper, UDC Cabinet …read more →

New playground on Saffron Walden Common wins Best in Essex award

On the back of winning the Best Council in Essex award, Saffron Walden Town Council has now won 2 more awards, this time for its play areas, including best kept …read more →

3,000 trees and shrubs to be planted in Saffron Walden by Christmas as part of R4U ‘Re-Greening’ programme

R4U-led Saffron Walden Town Council will plant thousands of trees and shrubs in Saffron Walden before the end of the year. The re-greening is part of the town council’s recently …read more →

Community investment at core of new 4-year R4U plan for Saffron Walden Town Council

R4U led Saffron Walden Town Council has adopted a new 4-year plan to deliver on the party’s manifesto commitments. R4U’s Paul Gadd, Council Leader at Saffron Walden Town Council, said …read more →

Residents for an even Greener Uttlesford: Three R4U councillors switch to Green Party

In a joint press statement the Green Party and Residents for Uttlesford have announced that: Three Uttlesford District Councillors from the local political party Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) have joined …read more →

Is the next Greta Thunberg right here in Uttlesford? R4U takes lead in giving youth stronger say on issues

At Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) we have taken steps through our ‘Youth Council’ initiate at Uttlesford District Council to give younger residents strong representation on key issues that they care …read more →

It’s official: R4U-led Saffron Walden Town Council is now the best of 300 in Essex!

Under Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) stewardship the Saffron Walden Town Council has been recognised as the best of 300 councils in Essex. The ‘Council of the Year’ is awarded annually …read more →

UDC takes action to require developer of 85 home site to deliver promised community benefits and houses that meet national standards

The new UDC Planning Committee has refused the Detailed Planning application made by a housing developer of a large site in Saffron Walden because it failed to meet national housing …read more →

New Uttlesford District Council blocks former Conservatives’ plans to build on designated Green Space land

The UDC Planning Committee has blocked the previous Conservative administration’s attempt to build on designated ‘public open space’ land in Saffron Walden. The land, owned by the council, is a half-hectare …read more →

R4U makes first changes at UDC planning to tip balance back towards residents and their communities

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has made the first of a number of changes to the planning area at UDC to give residents a strong voice and hold developers to account. …read more →