Local Conservatives withdraw from UDC Climate Change initiatives after R4U challenge their support of ongoing expansion of Stansted Airport

Local Conservative councillors have withdrawn from UDC Energy and Climate Change Working Group after R4U challenged their environmental credentials. This was following the local Conservative’s support for continued growth of …read more →

R4U hits out at government as High Court challenge to ‘climate-killing’ expansion of Stansted Airport is blocked

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has hit out at the government ahead of the COP26 conference in Glasgow, as its administration at Uttlesford District Council is blocked from taking High Court …read more →

R4U supports High Court challenge by Uttlesford District Council to prevent ‘climate killing’ Stansted Airport expansion

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has supported Uttlesford District Council’s decision to seek High Court action to challenge the Stansted Airport expansion appeal decisions. R4U’s Cllr John Lodge, who is Leader …read more →

R4U disappointed by Stansted Airport expansion approval that prioritises business profits over our environment

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) is disappointed in the approval of a large-scale expansion of Stansted Airport, and calls on the Secretary of State to reverse the decision so that the …read more →

Stansted Airport expansion refused

The Planning Committee at Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) led Uttlesford District Council has refused the proposed expansion of Stansted Airport. Manchester Airports Group (MAG), who own and operate Stansted Airport, …read more →

Stansted Airport expansion delayed to review more evidence including new UK Carbon Net Zero 2050 legislation

Councillors at Uttlesford District Council have voted to delay the approval on the planning application for the Stansted Airport expansion to consider new material evidence, including the new UK Carbon …read more →

R4U provides an update on Stansted Airport expansion and recommits to striking ‘fairer deal’ with Airport

Stansted Airport is considered ‘national infrastructure’ and so any decision to grow it should not be taken lightly; it should be properly evidenced. The previous Conservative controlled Uttlesford District Council …read more →

Second cross-party action forces delay of Stansted Airport expansion by UDC Conservative Administration until after Uttlesford District Council 2nd May election

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has served a second formal council requisition on the UDC leadership for an independent review of the proposed Stansted Airport expansion. This will delay the issuing …read more →

Cross-party push to delay ‘mishandled’ Stansted Airport Expansion final approval until after election

There is cross-party support for a delay in the final approval for the Stansted Airport Expansion until after the local elections in May following concern that mishandling of the planning …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 →