Residents call for change at Essex County Council in May local elections to stop the cycle of failure

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has announced that it is fielding candidates to contest the four Uttlesford seats at Essex County Council. The local party says that if elected, R4U councillors …read more →

Residents’ champions stand up for Newport and Sampford in Uttlesford District Council By-Elections

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is fielding candidates in both Uttlesford District Council by-elections on 6th May for the Newport and Sampfords wards. Newport Uttlesford District ward councillor Neil Hargraves said …read more →

Thaxted & Eastons Independents Martin Foley and Mike Tayler combine with R4U to serve residents more

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) and the Thaxted and the Eastons Independent Group have announced that they are joining forces at Uttlesford District Council. Dan Starr, chair of R4U, said “We …read more →

10-year Climate Change Strategy approved with initial £1 million funding

Uttlesford District Council has voted to adopt the next phase of R4U’s eco-agenda at a cross-party meeting of all councillors. In the vote councillors approved the ‘Uttlesford Climate Crisis Strategy …read more →

Doctored information used in deliberate attempt to discredit councillors, UDC and council property investments

Uttlesford District Councillors Neil Reeve and Neil Hargreaves have responded to robustly reject claims about property investments at UDC, and that the spreading of misinformation has included the deliberate manipulation …read more →

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 →