April 2020 News Archive

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Friday 8 May 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day.
Saffron Walden Museum may be closed temporarily to the public due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but staff are still busy working behind the scenes, creating online resources for those home schooling and self-isolating.
Whilst the government has expressed the importance of completing 30 minutes of activity per day for adults, social distancing restrictions remain in place.
Cllr John Lodge, Leader of Uttlesford District Council, made a statement at Full Council on 22 April. The statement highlighted some of the work the council is doing to support its communities during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Councillors will consider a recommendation to withdraw the Uttlesford Local Plan at an Extraordinary Council Meeting (ECM) next week.
As I write this message, the government has announced that the lockdown measures currently in place will be extended for at least another three weeks. It was not an unsurprising announcement by any means, but all the same it will have an impact.
Uttlesford District Council is to hold its first virtual Full Council meeting using video conferencing software next week.
Uttlesford District Council has handed out £11.5m in cash grants to almost 950 local businesses in the past seven days.
Uttlesford District Council is pleased to announce that its garden waste service will resume from next week.