December 2022 news archive

Funding approved for voluntary sector organisations

Uttlesford District Council has pledged support of £310,000 for voluntary sector organisations doing vital work in the district.

Recycling your real Christmas tree

Once you have packed the decorations away for another year, make sure to recycle your real Christmas tree. Recycled trees can be turned into good quality compost or soil conditioner, or into chippings.

Council moves to correct rent error

Uttlesford District Council is writing to all its council housing tenants to give them an important update on their housing rent.

Cabinet to discuss additional funding offer to support leisure centres as energy prices soar

Cabinet members at Uttlesford District Council will be asked to consider an additional £260,000 per annum of funding to support the district's three leisure centres.

UDC creates new jobs in its planning team as part of transformation programme

Uttlesford District Council has created a number of new jobs within its planning department to join its existing complement of contracted planners as it embarks on an ambitious transformation programme.

Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan comes into force

A planning document which will help to shape change and growth in Ashdon has been formally adopted by Uttlesford District Council.

New strategy puts focus on tackling health inequalities

A new five-year plan has been developed to reduce health inequalities and improve the health of people who live and work in the district.

Student Voice group find out more about workings of their local district council

A group of students from Saffron Walden County High School found out more about the workings of local government during an educational visit to Uttlesford District Council, last week.

Important changes to festive bin collections

Uttlesford District Council is advising residents of some important changes to the bin collection schedule over the festive season.