Objection submitted to voice residents’ concerns about new Saffron Walden traffic light and one-way scheme

To support and voice residents’ concerns, R4U has filed a formal objection with the Essex County Council Highways Authority about UDC’s latest traffic light and one-way scheme in Saffron Walden. …read more →

Calls for better safety and reduction in Saffron Walden speeding after first accident on UDC’s new Urban Clearway

Following the first accident in what R4U predicted would be an unsafe traffic scheme forced on Saffron Walden by UDC, R4U pushes for traffic calming, speed restrictions and other changes. …read more →

UDC’s Local Plan based on 3 new garden-villages requires proper infrastructure and residents’ concerns must be acted on

Uttlesford District Council’s proposed Local Plan strategy based around 3 new garden-villages requires crucial infrastructure investment and residents’ concerns must be acted on to make the plan sustainable and deliverable, says …read more →

BBC News Look East cover the impact of the closure of the Friends/Walden School

The Friends/Walden School is an important site for education and sports in Saffron Walden. It has announced that it is closing and it will be sorely missed. The parents are …read more →

Saffron Walden Mayor Richard Freeman’s address from The Great Get Together/More In Common On The Common

As Saffron Walden Mayor I was asked to ‘say a few words’ at the Great Get Together/More In Common On The Common on Saturday in memory of Jo Cox MP. …read more →

Little Walden Road residents’ group calls for support at Wednesday’s district Planning Meeting about 85-home Gladman development

This Wednesday 10th May the Uttlesford District Council Planning Committee will review developer Gladman’s application for 85 homes on farmland outside the Saffron Walden town boundary on the Little Walden …read more →

Saffron Walden Tory MP Shortlist Completed…We think…

Morning Gnomies, Word on the footpath is that we’ll be getting’ ourselves a new MP after the Conservatives decided upon some shufflin’. Me and me fellow gnomes have been sharing …read more →

Saffron Walden Crime Update: R4U steps in to fill policing void left by Police Commissioner’s withdrawal to Braintree

Saffron Walden Town Council is exploring the direct funding of local policing to address the Police Commissioner’s withdrawal of policing from Uttlesford and the 13% annual increase in crime, Residents …read more →

The Uttlesford Christmas Quiz: The Answers!

So how did ye do Gnomies? Here are the answers to this years’ Christmas Quiz, testing the best of local knowledge and Uttlesford obscurity. You can also download a copy …read more →

R4U exposes evidence vacuum at centre of politically-tarnished Local Plan

Residents for Uttlesford has exposed the extent of missing evidence from the Uttlesford Local Plan and the UDC Cabinet’s attempt to avoid the proper process. R4U’s Chair Cllr John Lodge said …read more →