Significant concerns about bias at UDC towards planning approvals sought by Kier in Saffron Walden

Major concerns have been expressed about a new planning application by Kier to build 150 homes on the east of Saffron Walden, and also that Uttlesford District Council has shown …read more →

R4U secures last minute concession for residents ahead of draft Uttlesford Local Plan consultation

This week R4U has secured a concession to give residents a stronger voice and better outcome as the draft Uttlesford Local Plan moves into public consultation. Councillors at Uttlesford District …read more →

Uttlesford Strife? Taxpayers fund political messages…

How do Gnomies? Here I was this week, busy wrapping presents and sampling the best local mince pies, when the latest edition of UDC’s glossy ‘Uttlesford Life’ rattled through the …read more →

R4U Cllr Barbara Light calls on Chief Exec & UDC Leader to explain Local Plan omnishambles

Response from R4U UDC Cllr Barbara Light: Dear Chief Executive and Leader of the Council Thank you for your email. On behalf of the R4U group, I fully endorse Councillor …read more →

Key Air Quality Study rejected as UDC exposed for trying to ignore illegal pollution to justify mass-housebuilding in Saffron Walden

R4U) believes that UDC’s faulty Air Quality Action Plan that was rejected last week was a deliberate attempt to manufacture evidence to support a politically motivated Local Plan to allow …read more →

The signs, they ain’t a-changing…

How do Gnomies? Been a bit quiet on the gnome front, sorry about that. Hip replacement this Spring and what with all the potholes I go clambering in and out …read more →

Common sense prevails with planning committee success!

A success can be chalked up for prevailing of common sense and natural justice over the desire of commercial gain by developers. An application to build ten houses plus a …read more →

Car Parking Petition Continues in Saffron Walden

In Uttlesford we continually ask for a democratic approach to government and consultation with the residents before meddling with important local issues. The clue is in the name; As “Residents …read more →

‘On yer bike’ in Great Dunmow thanks to new signage & routes!

Following the introduction of cycle hoops (for secure cycle parking) around Great Dunmow Town, R4U Councillor and Chair of the Great Dunmow Town Team Alex Armstrong met up with Anna …read more →

Newport & Widdington District Cllr Surgery 26/5/16 @Dorringtons!

If Neil and Jo weren’t enough of a draw, you can treat yourself to a fantastic Dorringtons donut and cup of tea! District Councillors Jo Parry and Neil Hargreaves will …read more →