Potholes more than doubled to 6,700 in two years

R4U’s analysis it has undertaken on data obtained from Essex County Council shows that the authority is failing to keep on top of the pothole problem in Uttlesford after problems have …read more →

The state of Ashdon Road – Like a Warzone!

Saffron Walden councillor Heather Asker and I have been pushing Essex County Council for some months now to fix the appalling state of some of our roads in the Saffron …read more →

Is Uttlexit a possibility? Should we join South Cambs?

The following is ECC Cllr John Lodge’s letter to the papers last week:   Dear Sir, I refer to a most interesting recent press letter from Stephen Daly in which …read more →

R4U asks Saffron Walden residents where they want to drop kerbs – Press Release

R4U has announced that it in collaboration with Saffron Walden Town Council residents are being consulting on locations to implement new kerb drops in Saffron Walden after securing funds from …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 →

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 →

“A Woeful Highways Department”

I am fortunate to be amongst a very small number of people in Essex who sit on two Planning Committees, but very unfortunate that both the UDC and Essex committees …read more →

The campaign for essential infrastructure continues…

This is Whiteditch Lane in Newport. Here this morning there was a horse, a car, myself and the dog. (Picture is from 2013, wasn’t quick enough today, you’ll need to …read more →

Press Release: Latest traffic study shows Saffron Walden gridlocked by 2020 due to failed housing plan

Wednesday 16th March 2015, Saffron Walden: Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local party of towns and villages, has published a traffic map of Saffron Walden to highlight the traffic problems …read more →