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Flooding Support for Businesses and Residents

If your business has been affected by flooding, you may be eligible for support.

Tour de France Grand Départ 2014

All you need to know about the upcoming Tour

Saffron Walden Museum

Come and see the latest acquisition at the museum

Developing Uttlesford - the Draft Local Plan

The Pre-Submission Local Plan will be available for consultation from 17 April.

  • In the news23/04/2014 Default News Spinner
    Building a brighter future for our residents
    Councillors and local residents came together last week to see what the future might hold for Uttlesford's sheltered housing schemes. Read on
  • In the news16/04/2014 Cycling News Spinner
    Do you want to ride your bicycle?
    Uttlesford District Council is organising a series of cycling courses for the over 50s who are thinking of returning to the saddle. Read on
  • In the news09/04/2014 Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex
    The Police & Crime Commissioner wants to talk with you
    Uttlesford residents will have an opportunity to quiz the Police & Crime Commissioner for Essex later this month. Read on
  • In the news09/04/2014 Default News Spinner
    Local Plan agreed by Full Council
    Uttlesford District Council has agreed to go out for a final round of consultation before submitting its Local Plan to the Planning Inspectorate. Read on
  • In the news08/04/2014 Tour de France News Spinner
    New interactive map for Uttlesford Tour de France route
    Uttlesford District Council has created a new interactive route map of the Tour de France as it races through Uttlesford Read on
  • In the news07/04/2014 Default News Spinner
    Waste collection arrangements and UDC opening hours over Easter
  • In the news04/04/2014 Bridge End News Spinner
    Chairman's charity garden tour
    Chairman Eric Hicks hosted a visit to Saffron Walden's historic Bridge End Garden as part of a fundraising event for his two charities Read on
  • In the news03/04/2014 Default News Spinner
    Can we give you a helping hand?
    Uttlesford District Council is pleased to announce that its Community Project Grant Scheme application forms are now available. Read on
  • In the news03/04/2014 Stone Age News Spinner
    Back to the Stone Age - This Easter at the museum
    Have you ever wondered what life was like in the Stone Age? How people made tools and what sort of shelters they lived in? Read on
  • In the news01/04/2014 Default News Spinner
    £5K grants available for flooded homes and businesses
    Homeowners and businesses are able to apply for up to £5,000 towards prevention and resilience measures. Read on
  • In the news01/04/2014 Nordic Walking News Spinner
    Learn to walk the Nordic way!
    Pole-walking course comes to Thaxted Read on
  • In the news01/04/2014 Picture submitted by Sue Palmer
    Financial help available for businesses affected by flooding
    UDC has agreed to provide support to businesses in the district that have been affected by the recent flooding Read on
  • In the news31/03/2014 Councillors and Committees
    Hear Democracy Ring Out - Audio Recording of Council Meetings
    Uttlesford District Council is trialling the recording and posting of its public meetings online. Read on
  • In the news31/03/2014 Saffron Walden Museum
    Unique Anglo-Saxon gold ring acquired by Saffron Walden Museum
    New display of treasure finds thanks to support for Museum's appeal Read on
  • In the news28/03/2014 Default News Spinner
    Safer crossing for pedestrians
    The Uttlesford Local Highways Panel is pleased to announce the installation of a new safer pedestrian crossing on Little Walden Rd Read on
  • In the news25/03/2014 Default News Spinner
    Local Plan update
    Uttlesford District Council will be presenting the latest version of its draft Local Plan for endorsement by Cabinet on 31 March Read on
  • In the news25/03/2014 Tour de France News Spinner
    100 day countdown to the Tour de France
    Local journalists and a local councillor will be going through their paces along part of the official route through Saffron Walden Read on
  • In the news25/03/2014 Safer Living News Spinner 2
    Staying safe in Takeley
    Keep safe and well. That was the message at a Safer Living Event staged by Uttlesford District Council at Takeley Day Centre Read on
  • In the news24/03/2014 Rural Survey News Spinner
    Uttlesford takes the crown as Britain's best rural area to live
    Uttlesford has been ranked the best rural place to live according to the Halifax Rural Areas Quality of Life Survey Read on
  • In the news20/03/2014 Eastern Plateau
    Eastern Plateau Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE)
    A number of Uttlesford businesses have been successful in gaining funding from the Eastern Plateau project. Read on
  • In the news19/03/2014 A Board News Spinner
    Working together to address the use of A-Boards across the district
    UDC is proposing to work with local business groups to help raise awareness of the proper use of A-Boards in the district. Read on
  • In the news14/03/2014 Dunmow bypass official opening
    Dunmow bypass official opening
    Senior councillors and officers from Uttlesford District Council attended the official opening of the Dunmow Bypass. Read on
  • In the news11/03/2014 Commonwealth Flag Raising Spinner
    Flying a flag for the Commonwealth
    The Chairman of Uttlesford District Council raised the commonwealth flag at a ceremony at the Council's offices in Saffron Walden. Read on
  • In the news05/03/2014 Fly A Flag Spinner
    Raising the Commonwealth flag
    The Chairman of Uttlesford District Council, Cllr Eric Hicks, will raise the flag at a ceremony on 10 March Read on
  • In the news04/03/2014 Safer Living News Spinner
    Stay safe and secure
    Are you over 55 and want to learn how to stay safe, fit and aware of scams and tricksters? Read on
  • In the news04/03/2014 Default News Spinner
    Community Forums: Your local area matters
    The forums allow residents to discuss what matters to them in their local areas. Read on
  • In the news03/03/2014 High Street News Spinner
    Series of measures approved to help businesses in the district
    Uttlesford District Council has approved a series of measures to help businesses across the district Read on
  • In the news03/03/2014 Budget
    District Council cuts Council Tax by 2 per cent
    Uttlesford residents will be paying 2 per cent less tax for district council services from April. Read on
  • In the news27/02/2014 Museum Store
    Saffron Walden Museum reveals its secrets!
    Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the Museum? Read on
  • In the news26/02/2014 Default News Spinner
    New NEPP 'Park Safe' Enforcement Vehicle Deployed for Safer Streets
    The North Essex Parking Partnership's (NEPP) is working to help make streets safer for all by deploying a new 'Park Safe' camera car. Read on
  • In the news25/02/2014 High Street News Spinner
    Tour de France route: Essex
    Details of the Tour de France route through Uttlesford are now available. Read on
  • In the news24/02/2014 Exercise Class News Spinner
    Over 50s exercise class
    Residents of the Uttlesford district who are over the age of 50 are benefiting from an exercise class tailored especially for them. Read on
  • In the news24/02/2014 Great Canfield News Spinner
    Calling residents in Great Canfield and Great Hallingbury
    Residents in two Uttlesford villages are being urged to have a say on their local Conservation Areas. Read on
  • In the news17/02/2014 Mead Court Spinner
    New council housing development
    Uttlesford District Council announces that construction work is set to begin on Mead Court and Cannons Mead Read on
  • In the news17/02/2014 Picture submitted by Sue Palmer
    Council identifies 5 priority flooding hotspots
    Uttlesford District Council has identified five of its most serious hotspots which are susceptible to highway flooding Read on
  • In the news14/02/2014 Default News Spinner
    Benefit fraudster pays the price
    A benefit claimant who failed to notify of her true circumstances was convicted at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court Read on
  • In the news13/02/2014 Taxi Spinner
    Taxi driver fined for using a mobile phone whilst on duty
    An Uttlesford licensed private hire/hackney carriage driver from Birchanger appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates Court Read on
  • In the news12/02/2014 Local Plan News Spinner
    Council delivers five-year land supply
    Members of Uttlesford District Council's Planning Committee met today with a number of new housing planning applications to consider. Read on
  • In the news11/02/2014 Nordic Walking News Spinner
    Nordic Walking taster session and course
    Come along and try this exciting new sport at the Recreation Ground, Dunmow. Read on
  • In the news11/02/2014 Default News Spinner
    Flooding in Uttlesford District - Updated statement
    The council's staff and contractors have been continually monitoring the culverts over the weekend and into this week. Read on
  • In the news10/02/2014 MiParking spinner
    Hassle free parking in Uttlesford with MiPermit
    The Council will be launching an easy cashless parking payment scheme this week. Read on
  • In the news10/02/2014 Egyptian shabti
    Work like an Egyptian - this half term at the Museum
    Create your very own Shabti figure at Saffron Walden Museum this half term. Read on
  • In the news06/02/2014 Default News Spinner
    Statement on air pollution from the Leader
    A number of letters have been published recently concerning the effects of air pollution on health. Read on
  • In the news10/02/2014 Commonwealth Flag Spinner
    Fly a flag for the Commonwealth
    'History in the making' - 500 Commonwealth flags to be raised on 10 March Read on
  • In the news21/12/2013 Default News Spinner
    Uttlesford second best place to live in UK
    The district of Uttlesford has been ranked the second most desirable place to live in the UK Read on