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”.
A section of the national cycle network linking Stansted Airport with communities across Essex has reopened after an £800,000 upgrade.
A drug smuggler who hid more than £10,000 worth of cannabis in his suitcase lining was sentenced to 15 months in prison, after the drugs were found by border officers at Stansted Airport.
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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.