Local News

UDC Administration (RfU) condemned by Uttlesford Conservative Group

The Uttlesford Conservative Group have condemned the ResidentsForUttlesford (R4U) administration for their ill-thought out budget and flippant disregard to their responsibilities as key questions remained unanswered at the Council’s annual budget meeting last night.

Local Plan - Inspectors' Decision

The decision by the Planning Inspectorate released on 14th January 2020 is clearly a disappointing outcome for Uttlesford and for the Council in bringing forward the much-needed new homes and jobs for our district.

Early RFU Defections - SWCCA Statement

Three 'Residents for Uttlesford' Councillors, elected on a manifesto dedicated to localism, have angered both their own political party and residents with a sudden and unexpected switch to the Green Party.

It's a Girl!


You will be pleased to hear that Kemi gave birth to a daughter, Ara, last Friday evening. She weighed in at 6lbs 6ozs and mother and daughter are both doing well.

Can You Help Us?

With a General Election looming, we are writing to you to ask for your support.  This election will be hugely important in charting the future direction of our country.  Only a strong Conservative party in Parliament can deliver for our local area.  Our Conservative MP, Kemi Badenoch, faces a tou

Conservatives urge Progress on Stansted Airport Debacle

Following extensive local, regional and national media coverage over the last week, and increasingly
loud calls from the region’s most influential and experienced business organisations to act, the

Cross-Party Climate Change Motion has Conservatism at its Core

Next week at Uttlesford District’s Full Council, a cross-party motion to declare a climate and ecological emergency will see the environment put at the top of the list of priorities for the District. Cllr Chris Criscione, Deputy Leader of the Conservative Group, was proud to co-author the motion:

Libraries to Remain Open

Plans to close Thaxted and Stansted's village libraries have been shelved, after Essex County Council (ECC) backtracked on proposals which could have seen 25 libraries in the county shut their doors for good.