Where were the traffic police when Newport flooded?

Our local roads were in chaos last night and most of today as Newport’s troublesome railway bridge flooded again. The first car was stuck in the water at 6.30 last …read more →

Spring Update from Dunmow’s Alex Armstrong!

We’re gradually seeing the first signs of Spring in the South of the District but work on promoting our local community in Dunmow has continued throughout the winter months. Our …read more →

Saffron Walden residents’ priorities for road improvements adopted by Town Council – Press Release

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local party of towns and villages, has announced that Saffron Walden Town Council has prepared and approved a list of schemes to improve pedestrian, cycling …read more →

Residents’ power: Remedial works started on Wenden Rd by Essex County Council

We’re still working hard on behalf of residents to try to get the Wenden Rd Pedestrian and Cycle Way improved. The scheme ECC implemented is a compromise, but we want …read more →

Circling for parking? Nowhere for your bike? Pavements too narrow? Take our ‘getting around Saffron Walden’ survey.

Essex County Council has a small amount of money to be spent by communities to improve roads and pavements. It isn’t enough to make major changes to roads, so for …read more →

Listening Post: Your improvements for the Wenden Rd Pedestrian and Cycle Way

We asked you to send us your suggestions to improve the safety on the new Wenden Road Pedestrian and Cycle Way. Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has now submitted the proposals …read more →

Map: Getting around Saffron Walden

We’d like to see improvements to make it easier to get around Saffron Walden. As part of this initiative we’ve surveyed the town centre. Below is a map that shows …read more →

It’s pandegnomium on our roads…

How do Gnomies? Busy week here at the bottom of the garden. I’ve been talking to folk about Broadband speeds across the district (very important when you need it to …read more →

Press Release: Residents for Uttlesford calls for “dangerous” new pedestrian and cycleway to be fixed

29th September 2015, Uttlesford: Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy group for towns and villages, has formally called for Essex County Council (ECC) to fix the implementation of the …read more →

Arfur Gnome: The R4U Pothole Crusader

Hello Gnomies! I’m the newest activist for R4U, working at a concrete-roots level throughout Uttlesford. We all know the problem; Summer is over, Winter turns up and the potholes appear …read more →