November 2021 news archive

Voluntary sector providers urged to apply for grant

Voluntary and charitable organisations in Uttlesford are being urged to apply for funding to help with their costs in providing services to local communities.

New initiative launched to help homes be warmer, greener and save on fuel bills this winter

People across Uttlesford are being encouraged to check if they are eligible to receive help under a new scheme being launched to help local householders be warmer in their homes, lower their carbon emissions, and save money on their fuel bills this winter.

New design guidance adopted for the district

New design guidance which sets the standard for well-designed homes and neighbourhoods has been adopted by Uttlesford District Council.

Knife amnesty launched in Uttlesford

An amnesty is being run in Uttlesford as part of a national campaign to tackle knife crime.

Council well placed to meet financial challenges

Uttlesford District Council is in good financial health and will plan for any possible financial impact ahead of potential changes to national rules on how councils borrow and invest money.

Meet the author on Museum Shop Sunday

Saffron Walden Museum will be taking part in Museum Shop Sunday (28 November), an international event celebrating the unique shops and products which play a vital role in helping arts, culture and heritage attractions to survive and thrive.

Historic Walking Tour: The Radical Women of Saffron Walden

Part of the Snapping the Stiletto - Campaigning for Equality project

Taking action on single-use plastic

The Chair's Charter is a new scheme aimed at encouraging residents, businesses, schools and other organisations to take small, practical steps to reduce their carbon footprint and single-use plastics waste.