R4U uncovers UDC leadership hid £3.3m loss from property investment

Residents for Uttlesford has found that the UDC leadership hid a £3.3m property investment loss and insolvency from councillors, which it has now been forced to disclose. The loss was …read more →

Saffron Walden named on Sunday Times list of Best Places to Live in the UK 2019

Saffron Walden has been named on the Sunday Times list of Best Places to Live in the UK 2019. “It is fantastic to see our vibrant and beautiful town in …read more →

Cross-party push to delay ‘mishandled’ Stansted Airport Expansion final approval until after election

There is cross-party support for a delay in the final approval for the Stansted Airport Expansion until after the local elections in May following concern that mishandling of the planning …read more →

Potholes more than doubled to 6,700 in two years

R4U’s analysis it has undertaken on data obtained from Essex County Council shows that the authority is failing to keep on top of the pothole problem in Uttlesford after problems have …read more →

It’s OPEN! Excitement as the new playground opens on Saffron Walden Common

“Friday was 18 degrees and sunny, so it was the perfect day to open our new playground on the Common.” said R4U’s Cllr Paul Gadd, Leader at Saffron Walden Town …read more →

R4U commits to ‘fairer deal’ with Stansted Airport as Secretary of State refuses Public Inquiry on expansion

Residents For Uttlesford is disappointed that the Secretary of State has refused a Public Inquiry into the Stansted Airport expansion after what it says was a ‘faulty’ approval, and that …read more →

R4U excited as the new playground and other works on Saffron Walden Common nears completion

Residents For Uttlesford is delighted with the refurbishment of The Common under its leadership at Saffron Walden Town Council, including new paths, benches, clearing of cars from Common Hill West, …read more →

R4U launches Green measures in Saffron Walden and pledges to expand across Uttlesford if it wins control of district council

R4U has implemented a series of green initiatives in Saffron Walden as part of its comprehensive Environmental policies, and pledges to do similar across the district if elected to run …read more →

Double your Uttlesford Council Tax bill? R4U unwilling to support Tory UDC budget that exposes residents to £100m property speculation risk

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has announced that it does not support the £100m loan that UDC intends to take out for property speculation as part of its 2019 budget because …read more →

Library Cuts: BBC covers cross-party protest against Uttlesford library cuts by Essex County Council

On Saturday Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) organised a resident and cross-party protest in Saffron Walden Market Square against Essex County Council library cuts. Saffron Walden R4U councillor, Dr Barbara Light, …read more →