R4U at UDC delivers balanced budget with low 10p a week district council tax increase and zero district precept for those Uttlesford residents most in need

In light of the economic conditions facing many residents, R4U’s administration at UDC has delivered a balanced budget with only a modest below-the-rate-of-inflation council tax increase, and for those most …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 →

Saffron Walden Town Council deliver on 5-year plan as finances improve under safe management

The Saffron Walden Town Council’s latest financial projections show that the financial decline left by previous administrations has halted and is steadily improving in line with the 5-year financial plan …read more →

Saffron Walden Town Council approves budget in line with 5 year financial plan

On Monday 9th January Saffron Walden Town Council  approved the budget for the 2017 financial year in line with the 5-year financial plan adopted in January 2016. Cllr Paul Gadd, leader …read more →

Dan Starr: George Osborne doesn’t think residents should decide what’s best for Uttlesford

A number of this week’s budget announcements are a full-frontal assault on localism. The much promoted recent localism and devolution agendas have been well and truly shoved to one side …read more →