Radical measures to make our roads safer…

I was delighted to see from the front pages of last week’s press that many local politicians appear to have been reading from our manifesto and are proposing a greater …read more →

Flocking to Clavering…

I am pleased to share evidence of the unexpectedly big turn out in one of the more remote areas of Clavering Ward yesterday as they flocked to see me on …read more →

We can all do better…

Why stand for an experimental new party in local elections, especially when there is also a general election taking place? Simply because we can do better. The towns, villages and …read more →

“I’m often asked where I think the housing should go”…

Residents for Uttlesford is committed to participating in the new Uttlesford Planning Policy Working Group (UPPWG) – and I am currently a member of this group. I am often asked …read more →

Canvassing in Littlebury and Community Clear up in Wendens Ambo!

Belinda and I had an warm response to our first foray into canvassing at Littlebury, where people were generally surprised and pleased to meet election candidates and to be able …read more →

50 Shades of Uttlesford

50 shades of grey, that’s not the books, or the film, or even the colour of my hair! But it is what most people think of Politics in general and …read more →

…At least 45 bags of poo!

This afternoon, as part of a Litter Pick at Herbert’s Farm Playing Field for Community Clear Up Day and the Katherine Semar Schools Fun Run, I bagged up 45 BAGS …read more →

Buses. You wait weeks for one…

No, not buses, Councillors. There were no fewer than five Councillors at the Great Dunmow Traffic Management Group meeting on 17/02/15, held at Foakes Hall, Dunmow. There was also an …read more →

79% of residents want a greater say in community development

I am sure that my fellow prospective candidates and other members of the R4U team will agree with me that far the response to our launch has been overwhelmingly positive …read more →

Local healthcare services up for discussion…

The CCG/NHS Feedback event at the Maltings started quietly, not surprising as the advert in the press only appeared that morning. This was meant to involve all local residents and interested …read more →