Monthly Archives: Sep 2012

Sat 29th is last chance to influence path and cycleway decision

Jan Durkin from Access Walden writes: The Wenden Road cycle and foot path: this Saturday 29th September is your last chance to influence the decision!    The third and final day of our public exhibition for a cycle/foot path along Wenden

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Posted in Consultation, Cycleway

Document: Uttlesford Local Plan 2012 public consultation responses to dispersed housing strategy

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According to the UDC website, 3,387 responses were received to UDC’s new proposals to disperse new homes into existing settlements (over-build), rather than UDC’s long held view to focus the majority in a new settlement; 99% of respondents (3,348) rejected

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Press Release: Local Plan lies in tatters as 99% reject dispersed housing strategy across Uttlesford

Uttlesford Cabinet humiliated as only 39 respondents support housing policy The UDC Cabinet’s proposed Local Plan lies in tatters as the results from the public consultation process are finalised.  According to their website, UDC received 3,387 responses to their new

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Posted in Consultation, Planning, Pollution and Air Quality, Press Releases, Spotlight Articles, Uttlesford District Council, Uttlesford Local Plan

Political stalemate over Local Plan

Lib Dems

We were sent another press release by the Uttlesford Lib Dems this week about their on-going boycott of the of the Uttlesford Local Plan process due to secret meetings: Press Release: Heads of Lib Dems and Conservatives Meet On Thursday,

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Cllr Morson is plain wrong on Option 2

The Uttlesford Lib Dems press office sent us a statement from Lib Dem UDC Cllr David Morson this week: Cllr David Morson’s response to Cllr Jim Ketteridge’s criticisms in the press, concerning previous acceptance of the current housing plan, is

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H&E Observer: Lib Dems angry over “secret” Uttlesford meetings

Herts & Essex Observer

Herts and Essex Observer reporter Sinead Holland writes: They now want a showdown with the authority’s Conservative leader Jim Ketteridge. The district council’s opposition party pulled out of the Local Development Framework working group last week amid allegations of exclusion

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Suspicions of secrecy by UDC “elite group” confirmed

In the on-going story about the Uttlesford Local Plan process boycott by Uttlesford District Council Lib-Dems, today the Lib-Dems have issued the following press release: Lib Dem Suspicions of Secrecy Confirmed Following the withdrawal of the Uttlesford Lib Dems from

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