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Your local emergency services, county, district and parish councils, and other partner organisations are coming together to support the Thaxted community.

Essex Design Guide

The iconic Essex Design Guide has been digitally revamped to provide contemporary best practice guidance.

Stansted Airport planning application

Read all of the key documents and find out how to respond to the current application.

Garden waste collection service

If you have already paid for 2018/19 garden waste collections you will soon be receiving your new bin sticker.

  • In the news14/03/2018 Crimestoppers News Spinner
    Speak up about crime in the Essex countryside
    Independent charity Crimestoppers is asking people in the region to speak up about crime in the countryside. Read on
  • In the news13/03/2018 Essex Design Guide news spinner
    Essex Design Guide updated to reflect contemporary lifestyles
    The iconic Essex Design Guide has been digitally revamped. Read on
  • In the news08/03/2018 Commonwealth Flag Spinner
    Flying a flag for the Commonwealth
    Uttlesford will be one of more than a thousand locations across the world to be involved in a collective expression of commitment to the Commonwe... Read on
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    New funding information pack available to local community groups
    A new pack has been put together to assist local groups and organisations who may be looking at sourcing local funding. Read on
  • In the news28/02/2018 Gender Pay Gap News Spinner
    Council publishes gender pay gap figures
    Uttlesford District Council has published its gender pay gap data. Read on
  • In the news27/02/2018 AAA Default News Spinner
    Chairman's Civic Dinner raises money for good causes
    The Chairman of UDC, Cllr Geoffrey Sell, has raised over £3,000 for his chosen charities at the 2018 Civic Dinner. Read on
  • In the news27/02/2018 AAA Default News Spinner
    UDC budget for 2018/19 approved
    Uttlesford District Council's budget for 2018/19 was agreed by councillors at a meeting on Thursday (22 February). Read on
  • In the news22/02/2018 AAA Default News Spinner
    Stansted Airport planning application
    UDC has received a planning application submitted by the Manchester Airports Group for development at Stansted Airport. Read on
  • In the news21/02/2018 AAA Default News Spinner
    New inclusion activity club at Lord Butler
    A new inclusion activity club is starting up at Lord Butler Fitness & Leisure Centre in Saffron Walden. Read on
  • In the news19/02/2018 Great British Spring Clean News Spinner
    Get involved in the Great British Spring Clean
    UDC is backing a nationwide campaign to get half a million people clearing up their local community. Read on
  • In the news16/02/2018 AAA Default News Spinner
    Multi-agency roadshow returns for 2018
    The multi-agency information roadshow is back on the road again for 2018. Read on
  • In the news14/02/2018 Piano Plaque News Spinner
    Saffron Walden Museum seeks to bring the piano hoard home
    Saffron Walden Museum is currently raising funds to acquire part of a hoard of coins that was hidden in a piano. Read on
  • In the news15/02/2018 AAA Default News Spinner
    Looking for volunteer health advisors
    Are you passionate about or interested in health and nutrition? Would you like to help others achieve their goals? Read on