January 2019 News Archive

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Uttlesford Local Plan sets out plans to tackle affordable housing shortage
Plans to deliver more affordable housing in Uttlesford have been included by Uttlesford District Council as part of its Local Plan, submitted earlier this month to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government.
Thaxted Neighbourhood Plan gets thumbs up in public vote
Thaxted has become the second parish in Uttlesford to have a Neighbourhood Plan, which will help to shape change and growth in the parish.
Apply now for leisure and sports projects grants
Uttlesford District Council runs a grant scheme to support local community groups. Leisure & Cultural grants and Sports Project grants are available to help pay for things such as training and equipment.
Millions of pounds saved through the Essex Energy Switch
Millions of pounds have already been saved by residents across the county through the Essex Energy Switch - and registration for this year's auction is now open.
Councillors to discuss new investment strategy
Building on the success of its investment in Chesterford Research Park, councillors are to discuss an updated investment strategy which would assist in keeping Uttlesford District Council on a financially stable footing for the coming years.
Find out more about community led housing at workshop
A workshop is being held for parish councils and community groups to guide and assist those who wish to take control in delivering affordable homes for local residents.
Active Uttlesford is getting together to support Sport England's This Girl Can campaign with a festival to celebrate active women in Uttlesford.
Everything you wanted to know about being a councillor*
Are you interested in representing your community? Do you think you could help make a difference? Have you ever thought about standing to be a councillor?
New Year, New You - Do you want to lose weight and get fitter?
The award-winning My Weight Matters programme is being introduced in Uttlesford for adults who want to lose weight and be more active.
Women Like Us festival
After the success of our Women Like Us Festivals in 2018, we are excited to announce that we have some more coming in February 2019!