R4U appalled that Conservatives seize control of Uttlesford planning decisions by the back door

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is appalled by a political move to bypass local decision making on housebuilding in Uttlesford. …read more →

Inspector finds former Conservative Administration’s second Uttlesford Local Plan unsound; new administration commits to re-engineering the council

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has announced that its new administration has committed to re-engineering Uttlesford District Council (UDC) to deliver a proper Local Plan after the Planning Inspectors found the …read more →

Risk of another £2 million Local Plan failure as UDC Cabinet bars public from consulting on new homes’ sites – Press Release

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has expressed significant concerns about another Local Plan rejection after the UDC Cabinet voted to remove public and developer consultation on their new draft Local Plan. …read more →

Press Release: Residents criticise ‘spinning’ UDC leadership for failing to properly acknowledge or learn from Local Plan crisis

23rd December 2014, Saffron Walden: Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy party for towns and villages, has renewed calls for accountability in the Local Plan crisis and criticised Uttlesford …read more →

Dan Starr: Only 23 councillors voted for the unsound local plan in April. How will yours vote tomorrow?

Thursday night of 18th December sees a cross-party vote of no confidence in the UDC leadership over their failed Local Plan. How will your councillor vote and what excuses will …read more →

Dan Starr: After wasting £millions UDC must own up to its titanic Local Plan failure

In an unusual move, last week the Planning Inspector cancelled the draft Uttlesford Local Plan hearings part way through and rejected the Plan. This is a titanic failure because Uttlesford …read more →

Uttlesford Local Plan Refusal: Frequently Asked Questions

The Planning Inspectorate has rejected UDC’s draft Uttlesford Local Plan and found it unsound and halted the examination. UDC now needs to build a new plan. This decision leaves a …read more →

Press Release: Residents demand key decision making role in formulation of new Uttlesford Local Plan as Inspector calls for fresh start

Thursday 4th December 2014, Saffron Walden: Residents-for-Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy group for towns and villages, has demanded that the residents of the district have key decision making roles for …read more →