Press Release: Residents’ Group Chair Dan Starr to take on Tory Leader Howard Rolfe in May District Election

Wednesday 4th March 2015, Saffron Walden: Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local party of towns and villages, has announced that co-founder of Residents for Uttlesford, Dan Starr, will stand against …read more →

Grab a calculator and you do the maths!

Go fetch your calculator, or as per the existing calculations just fetch the ubiquitous fag packet! This lesson is entitled Math 101 – in the fair town of Dunmow we …read more →

Press Release: R4U strengthens commitment to communities via updated manifesto following public consultation

Wednesday 18th February 2015, Saffron Walden: Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local advocacy party for towns and villages, has announced that is has published an updated version of its “Residents …read more →

The Wardman Cometh…to Dunmow South!

It is official – Wards have been allocated and beneficially I will have the honour of listening to and representing the views, hopes, concerns and aspirations of the townsfolk from …read more →

Three months until polling day…

With three months to go to polling day, I am honoured to have been selected by Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) as a prospective candidate, alongside Belinda Irons, for the new …read more →

Happy to answer a fair question!

On Saturday, I was asked by a market trader I patronize, about local elections, parties and how I’d changed allegiance. A fair question, and one I’m more than happy to …read more →

R4U ECC Cllr John Lodge: Residents securing school places for their children

I learned this week that the proposed additional capacity at Katherine Semar School in Saffron Walden will in fact be provided by the building of a complete new block in …read more →

Alex Armstrong: R4U Campaign 2015 picking up the pace!

Marvellous, a quiet time, then, just like buses they all come at once. But I say ‘bring it on’. I’ve been involved in local issues for a long time, but …read more →

R4U ECC Cllr John Lodge: The New Plan Working Group begins its task…

The new world started this week. The Plan Working Group held its first meeting following the Inspector’s report and we have a chance to influence the New Plan.You can listen …read more →