March 2021 news archive

Play by the rules and keep us on track - residents urged to stay vigilant, get tested regularly and continue social distancing

Essex residents are being urged play their part in keeping the roadmap for the relaxation of lockdown restrictions on track in the coming weeks and months.

Walden Castle goes purple in celebration of Census 2021

Walden Castle in Saffron Walden joined more than a hundred buildings and landmarks by lighting up purple to celebrate the census and its importance to communities.

Elections 2021: Make sure you're registered to vote

Elections taking place in Uttlesford on 6 May have formally been declared in Uttlesford.

Council approves funding for voluntary sector organisations

Uttlesford District Council has pledged support of almost £400,000 for voluntary sector organisations doing vital work in the district.

New interactive job site launched for Uttlesford residents

The DevelopMe hub has been set up to support local residents who are looking for a new job, training opportunities or to develop their skills further.

Council invests for the future

Uttlesford District Council's programme of investments is ensuring the authority can continue to provide important services to the community, at a time when local government is facing mounting financial pressures.

Cabinet agrees extension date as running track works hit the starting block

Uttlesford District Council's Cabinet has agreed to extend the completion date of the running track project at Carver Barracks, to 31 December.

Last chance to have your say on this phase of the Local Plan as final theme draws consultation to a close

The last of nine themes - 'Creating new places and communities' - will be introduced at the Community Stakeholder Forum's meeting on Wednesday 24 March, and will launch the final part of the council's innovative six-month consultation which ends on 21 April.

Chair's Charter 2021

In early spring a new 'Chair's Charter' will be launched. This is a commitment approved by full Council in December 2020, with cross part support, aimed at encouraging local businesses and organisations to reduce their carbon footprint and work towards reducing plastic waste.

Chair launches 'Uttlesford Making a Difference Awards'

Uttlesford District Council is aware of hundreds of people who have been actively supporting the community and individuals throughout the coronavirus pandemic.