02/04/2020 - We appreciate there are many small businesses in Uttlesford, in need of support during this difficult time.

UDC have established an online portal to apply for grants from HMG as announced by the Chancellor.

27/03/2020  - Self isolating tips

22/03/2020 - A useful list of services available to those that are isolating;!.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2cwZpsB4Uqoj5f2ehgMdKdOUUuHJRQJf1ifjIHYRz1xWnPyYRerq4cu4g


You will no doubt be aware from the continuing media coverage that the situation around Covid-19 is a fast-moving and developing issue internationally, nationally and locally.

As of 16/03/2020, the UK has officially moved into the delay phase and over the comings days and weeks the government is likely to put in place more stringent measures to delay the spread of the infection. You can keep an eye on the latest information at website which is updated every day at 2pm.

The latest advice for those who have either a high temperature or a new continuous cough, however mild, is to stay at home for seven days. Further information is available at:

UDC have pulled together a page on the council website with links to trusted sources to help you stay informed – you can view the page at:


17/03/2020 Kemi Badenoch, the Member of Parliament for the Saffron Walden constituency has written the following article with important information regarding Coronavirus MP KB Covid-19


18/03/2020 Uttlesford Citizen Advice Bureau note the implications of the recent Government advice are far reaching and there are many people who are worried about their financial situation as well as their health.  There is a lot of information with regards to benefits, employment rights and consumer issues that we would like to share, together with more local information about support for people who are housebound and / or self isolating.  We are in the process of putting together fact sheets, which will be available for anyone to download from

Changes in advice provision, effective immediately can be found CAB notice