June 2021 news archive

Campaign launched to support Uttlesford's farming community

A new campaign to support the farming community in Uttlesford got underway in Debden and Wimbish last week.

Uttlesford Local Plan: Attention turns to housing requirement for the district

Members of Uttlesford District Council's Local Plan Leadership Group will this week consider a report which sets out the draft housing requirement for the district over the coming decades.

UDC raises flag in support of the Armed Forces

Uttlesford District Council has shown its support for the British Armed Forces by hoisting a flag at its offices in Saffron Walden.

Restored Walden Castle opens to visitors for first time in decades

Walden Castle is open to visitors for the first time in decades following repair work to save and stabilise this historic Grade I listed attraction.

Interim chief executive appointed

Rob Tinlin has been appointed Interim Head of Paid Service and Chief Executive of Uttlesford District Council.

Council to challenge airport planning appeal decisions

Uttlesford District Council will seek to challenge the Planning Inspectorate's decisions related to the Stansted Airport expansion plans.

Council leader calls on government ministers to reconsider impacts of airport expansion plans

Uttlesford District Council has written to government ministers urging them to step in over the Stansted Airport expansion plans amid growing climate change concerns.

UDC partners with award-winning business school to support residents in getting their ideas off the ground

Uttlesford District Council has partnered with Rebel Business School to give residents access to the information, inspiration and practical help they need to get their business idea up and running.

Museum unveils prehistoric gold

A pair of solid gold bracelets, nearly 3,000 years old, will go on show at Saffron Walden Museum from Thursday 10 June.

Campaign aims to safeguard vulnerable young people on public transport

Uttlesford community safety partners visited Stansted, Elsenham and Newport train stations to share information about safeguarding young people and spotting the signs of child exploitation.