What traffic chicanery is this?

First things first – go fetch your diary and pencil this date in – Tuesday 17th February, 7-30pm, Foakes Hall. OK so what’s it all about? Well you for a …read more →

Plan -to be NAKED

There is no gentler way to put this other than to say it as it is – the disastrous dereliction of duty by our current District Councillors ,which has resulted …read more →

Meeting, talking, engaging…and listening.

As an R4U Prospective Candidate for the Dunmow North ward, I attended the official launch of the Residents manifesto. Any one with an interest in local issues was invited to come …read more →

The Wardman Cometh…to Dunmow South!

It is official – Wards have been allocated and beneficially I will have the honour of listening to and representing the views, hopes, concerns and aspirations of the townsfolk from …read more →

Today should be a crucial day for the future of Uttlesford

At the first meeting of the Uttlesford Planning Policy working Group, R4U ECC Cllr John Lodge made the following speech (as public submissions are allowed in these meetings). We hope …read more →

Three months until polling day…

With three months to go to polling day, I am honoured to have been selected by Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) as a prospective candidate, alongside Belinda Irons, for the new …read more →

Happy to answer a fair question!

On Saturday, I was asked by a market trader I patronize, about local elections, parties and how I’d changed allegiance. A fair question, and one I’m more than happy to …read more →

Alex Armstrong: Traffic Management in Dunmow

Early start, late finish, it’s started! Met the team for breakfast at the Maze in Saffron Walden, terrific atmosphere, great food and productive discussion -It’s great to feel we will all …read more →

Alex Armstrong: R4U Campaign 2015 picking up the pace!

Marvellous, a quiet time, then, just like buses they all come at once. But I say ‘bring it on’. I’ve been involved in local issues for a long time, but …read more →

Patrick Hawke-Smith: Getting residents’ views on sustainable housing

I am delighted and excited to be selected by Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) as a candidate for the district elections on 7 May. I look forward to the campaign and …read more →