Affinity Water: Residents’ update from meeting about Saffron Walden water softening

R4U’s Cllr Paul Gadd, who is also the leader of Saffron Walden Town Council, provided the following update for residents after the recent public meeting with Affinity Water: R4U councillor …read more →

R4U backs UDC call for additional appeal hearing for Stansted Airport expansion due to new UK carbon reduction law

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) believes that an increase in passenger numbers at Stansted Airport to the size of Gatwick is incompatible with the UK’s new Sixth Carbon Budget law, which …read more →

Affinity Water in breach of legal agreement to soften Saffron Walden water

R4U’s Cllr Paul Gadd, who is the Leader at Saffron Walden Town Council, said “There is a legal agreement in place that requires Affinity Water to soften Saffron Walden water. …read more →

Statement of Condolence to HM The Queen and the Royal Family

Cllr Martin Foley, Uttlesford District Council Chair, has issued a statement on behalf of Uttlesford District Council: “We are deeply saddened by the passing of His Royal Highness, The Duke …read more →

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 →