Campaigners held a protest against proposed library cuts and closures outside Saffron Walden Library on Saturday (January 2).
The council-funded PCSO for Elsenham, Henham and Stansted has been recruited and the officer is expected to take up the position in March.
Uttlesford Liberal Democrats have welcomed the decision by Uttlesford District Council’s cabinet to fund two additional PCSOs.
Uttlesford District Council’s Liberal Democrat leader, Councillor Alan Dean, has said the current local plan is “imperfect” but it is the best chance to “avoid a developer free-for-all”.
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.