Monthly Archives: Oct 2012

Planning Application: Newport (84), Bury Water Lane (UTT/13/1769/OP)

Newport Essex

Overview 84 houses on 6.1 hectares, with 40% affordable, open spaces, allotments, pond, play area. Site History: 2012: A Scoping Application was submitted for a single development of 300 houses (UTT/12/5582/SCO) on 14.5 hectares 2013: The site was split into 2

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Posted in Education and Schools, Planning, Planning Application News, Planning Applications, Uttlesford District Council, Uttlesford Local Plan

Press Release: BBC TV’s ‘Town with Nicolas Crane’ films residents’ concerns and 3D map event

Saffron Walden based WeAreResidents.org held an event in the market square last Saturday to highlight residents’ opposition to the UDC Cabinet’s plans to build a minimum of 860 houses on 200 acres of farmland to the east of the town.

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

Press Release: 3D map to show scale of UDC new housing proposals on Saffron Walden

The WeAreResidents.org group that opposes the district council’s proposals to build nearly 1,000 new homes in Saffron Walden will take their campaign to the streets again next weekend. The group are planning to showcase the impact of UDC’s plans via

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

BBC News: Griff Rhys Jones on localism and planning

Broadcaster and presenter Griff Rhys Jones interviewed on BBC News talks about how local residents should protect their towns and villages from poor and short termist planning laws. He believes that when it comes to planning policy and regulation, national

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Posted in Consultation, Planning, Rotten Boroughs, Spotlight Articles, Supermarket, Uttlesford District Council, Uttlesford Local Plan

Dunmow petition against unplanned development

Predatory developers are submitting house-building applications for Dunmow for unsuitable land that the council doesn’t want to develop. And the developers are appealing to the Planning Inspector to bypass residents’ and the council’s wishes. Dunmow residents are up in arms

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Posted in Planning, Uttlesford District Council, Uttlesford Local Plan

Papers: Political sniping at district council

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Uttlesford and Saffron Walden Town Councillor David-James Sadler writes in these week’s papers: I AM disappointed to read that the Liberal Democrats had pulled out of the LDF Working Group and that have followed this with a motion to make

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Posted in Consultation, Planning, Uttlesford District Council, Uttlesford Local Plan