District nurse, Lucy Brett stands for Residents at Saffron Walden Town Council on 12 June

District nurse Lucy Brett is standing as the Residents for Uttlesford candidate in the upcoming Saffron Walden Town Council by-election for the Castle and Little Walden Ward on 12th June. …read more →

Rejection of ‘astonishing’ claim by Conservative Police Commissioner that Uttlesford District Council is responsible for policing failures

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has expressed ‘astonishment’ over election letters to the media from the Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex, Roger Hirst, that seek to divert blame to …read more →

Saffron Walden Town Council decides to keep Tourist Information Centre in current location

At an extraordinary council meeting held on 25 March, R4U-led Saffron Walden Town Council resolved not to relocate the Tourist Information Centre to the rear of the Town Hall. Although …read more →

Saffron Walden Town Council moves into new offices

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) announce that Saffron Walden Town Council has now moved into its refurbished offices in the old NatWest building, now known as 5 King Street. Saffron Walden …read more →

R4U at UDC puts in place immediate and mid-term actions to improve ‘rubbish’ kerbside collections

The R4U administration at Uttlesford District Council (UDC) has acknowledged that kerbside bin collection in Uttlesford is currently unacceptable and in response has put in place immediate and mid-term actions …read more →

Uttlesford Council Leader sends strong Local Plan response to Westminster

The Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) administration at Uttlesford District Council has responded strongly to a December letter from Secretary of State Michael Gove MP, that demanded that the Council provide …read more →

Saffron Walden flooding on South Road finally being addressed

After much local pressure from local Residents’ councillors and chasing by ECC,  BT Openreach is finally undertaking the work required on South Road in Saffron Walden to repair the drains …read more →

Finally ECC take action on local accident blackspot and potholes

R4U is happy to announce that councillor chasing of road problems is finally making some progress. Last week saw the partial resurfacing of the High St pavement in Saffron Walden …read more →

Delight as R4U Councillor saves Well Green Close green space for the public

Thanks to the efforts of R4U Councillor Chloë Fiddy, and her environmental contacts, the green space at Well Green Close will be adopted by Saffron Walden Town Council and maintained …read more →

UDC votes for public consultation on draft Local Plan to start to bring an end to years of developer free-for-all

At an Extraordinary Council meeting on Monday 30th October, Uttlesford District councillors voted to approve a draft of the district’s new Local Plan for public consultation. A Local Plan sets …read more →