The police, fire and crime commissioner for Essex says he is proud of the work the county’s fire and rescue service has done over the last year as he marks the first anniversary since he added the service to his remit.
A new report has revealed that Uttlesford is one of the top five fastest growing ‘housing hotspots’ in the UK, but campaigners suggest the district is building more houses than it needs and projections are ‘overstated’.
Kemi Badenoch, the MP for Saffron Walden, has welcomed new figures showing that university application rates for 18-year-olds remain at record levels and take-up of apprenticeships is continuing to increase significantly.
A council group has criticised Uttlesford District Council’s “lack of appetite” for adopting “progressive policies” after deciding against forming an equality committee at a full council meeting on February 22.
Action was taken by Essex Police in 49 cases of dangerous driving after more than 100 videos were submitted during the first month of the ‘Extra Eyes’ campaign, which encouraged road users to send clips showing illegal or dangerous behaviour.
A councillor has been asked to stand down as Chairman of the Standards Committee after speaking on BBC Radio 2 about the alleged sexual harassment which took place at the Presidents Club dinner in London.
A countywide project to get Essex healthy has been launched in a move which sees all local authorities, including Uttlesford District Council, and health partners work collaboratively for the first time to promote public health advice tailored to the needs of residents.