People living in Uttlesford are invited to comment on plans to reduce health inequalities and improve the health of those who live and work in the district.

The Uttlesford Health and Wellbeing Board has developed a draft five-year strategy to tackle inequalities.

The five priorities proposed by the strategy are to improve = mental wellbeing, to enable people to live healthy lifestyles, to build healthy communities, to alleviate pressures from increased living costs and to improve access to services.

Residents can read the draft strategy online at or request a paper copy by calling 01799 510510.

Comments can be sent in by email to or in writing to: Faye Marriage, Senior Health Improvement Officer, Uttlesford District Council, London Road, Saffron Walden CB11 4ER.

The consultation runs until Friday, October 7.