UDC declares Climate & Environmental Emergency and commits to Carbon Net Zero 2030 goal

Under Residents for Uttlesford leadership last week Uttlesford District Council has declared a Climate & Environmental Emergency, committed to a Carbon Net Zero 2030 goal, and the delivery of a …read more →

Trust RESIDENTS to deliver a Green Agenda, Open Spaces and Sports

Uttlesford residents have trusted R4U to deliver a Green agenda, open spaces and sports facilities either where we are responsible or by holding those that are to account. We have …read more →

R4U commits to ‘fairer deal’ with Stansted Airport as Secretary of State refuses Public Inquiry on expansion

Residents For Uttlesford is disappointed that the Secretary of State has refused a Public Inquiry into the Stansted Airport expansion after what it says was a ‘faulty’ approval, and that …read more →

‘On yer bike’ in Great Dunmow thanks to new signage & routes!

Following the introduction of cycle hoops (for secure cycle parking) around Great Dunmow Town, R4U Councillor and Chair of the Great Dunmow Town Team Alex Armstrong met up with Anna …read more →

Residential Parking Standards crucial to neighbourhood harmony!

The Uttlesford Local Residential Parking Standards drawn up 6 years ago doesn’t mention tandem car parking. Presumably no-one in 2009 thought that layouts with parking in lines, with the inside …read more →

Takeley’s Natalie Sullivan finally gets some trees!

  In October 2014, Countryside Properties hacked down part of a hedgerow on a public footpath running beside their Friars Place Takeley site. They had no right to remove these …read more →

Bridlepath Battle in Takeley leads to election campaign

For the past year I have been negotiating (doing battle) with the planning department of Uttlesford District Council, who gave planning permission for Countryside Properties to build a development of …read more →

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 →

R4U Cllr Heather Asker: Only 3 Saffron Walden areas at risk from flooding?

I attended last weeks’ Town Council meeting where we were briefed on a letter from ECC to suggest the three areas within the town liable to flooding from surface water. …read more →