A seat at the table: R4U Cllr Jo Parry reports back

Recently we saw the first meeting of the Uttlesford Planning Policy Working Group (UPPWG) – a cross-party group which will be undertaking the construction of the new Local Plan for the …read more →

Alex Armstrong: Traffic Management in Dunmow

Early start, late finish, it’s started! Met the team for breakfast at the Maze in Saffron Walden, terrific atmosphere, great food and productive discussion -It’s great to feel we will all …read more →

R4U ECC Cllr John Lodge: Residents securing school places for their children

I learned this week that the proposed additional capacity at Katherine Semar School in Saffron Walden will in fact be provided by the building of a complete new block in …read more →

Alex Armstrong: R4U Campaign 2015 picking up the pace!

Marvellous, a quiet time, then, just like buses they all come at once. But I say ‘bring it on’. I’ve been involved in local issues for a long time, but …read more →

Patrick Hawke-Smith: Getting residents’ views on sustainable housing

I am delighted and excited to be selected by Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) as a candidate for the district elections on 7 May. I look forward to the campaign and …read more →

Belinda Irons: Working hard to end Fuel Poverty in Uttlesford.

I’m Belinda Irons and as one of the newest R4U candidates, I’d like to introduce myself. I live in the furthest reaches of Uttlesford on the Essex, Cambridge, Hertfordshire border …read more →

R4U ECC Cllr John Lodge: The New Plan Working Group begins its task…

The new world started this week. The Plan Working Group held its first meeting following the Inspector’s report and we have a chance to influence the New Plan.You can listen …read more →

R4U Cllr Joanna Parry: Delighted to be part of the New Plan group

The Uttlesford Local Plan was rejected by the Planning Inspector last month. Now that the dust has settled, it is time for UDC to put together a working group to …read more →

Sharon Morris: Understands the pressure on Saffron Walden school places

Recently I applied for a Primary School place in September 2015 for my youngest daughter. With an older sibling at both the Infants and the partner Junior Schools, as well …read more →

Neil Hargreaves: effective public consultation in Newport

Newport residents recently had the opportunity to view and comment on proposals for an 85 house development near our primary school. It was good to talk with the landowners and …read more →