An application to build 20 homes in Takeley, separated “just 20 metres” from Hatfield Forest has been granted, despite the National Trust saying the number of visitors is already “unsustainable” and that further development close to the forest could damage the ancient woodland.

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Uttlesford District Council
Thursday, May 17, 2018

The mayor of Dunmow has said that the town and its surrounding areas need another hospital and more police officers as the town continues to expand.

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Uttlesford District Council
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The chairman of Great Canfield Parish Council says residents have had enough after fly-tippers dumped a huge haul of rubbish in the middle of a key road through the village.

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Uttlesford District Council
Friday, May 11, 2018

The leader of the Uttlesford Liberal Democrat group says the district council has held 35 meetings with Stansted Airport management behind closed doors, pointing to a lack of transparency and democratic accountability.

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Alan Dean
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Stansted Airport bosses have welcomed more than 650 responses of support for the airport’s expansion plans, but campaigners say the “spin doctors” did not point out that 615 of the responses were almost identical computer-generated e-mails.

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Brian Ross
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

An Indian restaurant in Saffron Walden had its business Facebook account hacked last week and false information about the restaurant’s hygiene rating was posted, costing the business thousands of pounds in lost trade.

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Uttlesford District Council
Friday, April 27, 2018

Uttlesford District Council is investing in extra resources to tackle littering and fly-tipping and will consider increasing maximum fines for offenders at a meeting later in the year.

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Susan Barker
Thursday, April 19, 2018

A campaigner has spoken about his “dream” for buildings near Dunmow which housed prisoners of war during the Second World War to be turned into a museum, rather than possibly demolished to make way for new homes.

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Uttlesford District Council
Monday, April 16, 2018

Councillors who called for a ban on the release of sky lanterns and helium balloons in Uttlesford have been successful.

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Uttlesford District Council
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Kemi Badenoch, MP for Saffron Walden, joined local police units in Uttlesford as they made arrests at a traveller site and discovered a cannabis factory.

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Saffron Walden
Thursday, April 5, 2018

A community action group is ramping up efforts to raise awareness about a housing development which could result in 10,000 houses being built near Great Dunmow and its surrounding villages.

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Uttlesford District Council
Thursday, April 5, 2018

A request made by Dunmow Town Council to extend the consultation period for a Stansted Airport planning application with “potentially significant impacts” on the community has been denied.

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Uttlesford District Council
Thursday, March 29, 2018

Political group, Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), has called on the respective secretaries of state and Saffron Walden MP Kemi Badenoch to hold a public inquiry into the proposed expansion of Stansted Airport.

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Alex Armstrong
Thursday, March 15, 2018

A campaign group aiming to stop the expansion of Stansted Airport has accused Uttlesford District Council and the owners of the airport of having a “cash for favours” secret agreement over a recently-submitted planning application.

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Brian Ross
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Stansted Airport has applied to increase the current cap on annual passenger numbers from 35 million to 43 million passengers a year in what campaigners say is a ‘sweetheart’ deal with local planning authorities to avoid government scrutiny.

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Peter Sanders
Friday, February 23, 2018

A district councillor has been removed from her position as chairman of the standards committee following comments on national radio about the alleged sexual harassment at the Presidents Club charity dinner last month.

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Howard Rolfe
Monday, February 19, 2018

Saffron Walden’s Labour Party has called on MP Kemi Badenoch to deliver on her promise of more police resources for the town following a 45 per cent increase in reported crime in 2017.

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Kemi Badenoch
Thursday, February 15, 2018

A public exhibition calling for residents to have their say on a new settlement proposed at Easton Park has been criticised by campaigners.

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Uttlesford District Council
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Concern about crime has prompted Saffron Walden Town Council to explore the possibility of funding a dedicated PCSO for the town and the surrounding villages.

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Saffron Walden
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Uttlesford District Council is proposing to increase its share of the Council Tax bill by almost three per cent, according to new proposals.

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Uttlesford District Council
Friday, January 26, 2018

Uttlesford District Council has put forward a redevelopment proposal for a site in Little Dunmow which would provide 16 council homes.

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Uttlesford District Council
Thursday, January 25, 2018

Safety fears have been raised about vehicles driving recklessly and disguising their number plates on a byway at Great Dunmow, known as Flitch Way.

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Susan Barker
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The official opening of the refurbished gym at Great Dunmow Leisure Centre was hailed a “huge success” by organisers.

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Vic Ranger
Monday, January 15, 2018

A new crematorium to serve the residents of Uttlesford has opened in Great Chesterford.

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Uttlesford District Council
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Uttlesford District Council has said the disruption to bin collections should be cleared this week and normal service resumed.

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Uttlesford District Council
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

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.

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Vic Ranger
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

An apology has come from Uttlesford District Council for cancelling bin collections between Christmas and New Year.

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Uttlesford District Council
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Stansted Airport has scaled-back its expansion plans with a pledge to achieve is growth ambitions without seeking any increase in the number of flights it is allowed to handle.

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Toole
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Residents of Little Canfield have stepped up their protest against proposals for a dustbin lorry depot in a field near their homes, which they say will also impact on The Flitch Way, a former railway line that passes through 15 miles of rural Essex between Bishop’s Stortford and Braintree.

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Uttlesford District Council
Thursday, September 28, 2017

More than 30 youngsters from schools and youth clubs across Uttlesford have been recognised for their achievements with a prestigious award.

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Felsted School

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