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New planning applications in Foxton

New planning applications in Foxton

Foxton Parish Council will now start publishing notices of Planning Applications for Foxton Parish online.

We receive notices from Harborough District Council and will be signposting them in the 'Live Planning' area of this website.

Notifications will also be sent via the Foxton Village Community Facebook group.

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 08:18 by Basil Fox

Tags: PlanningApplications

Community Safety Survey

Community Safety Survey

Harborough District Council news - relevant to Foxton

We would like to invite you to share your views on crime and anti-social behaviour in your local area by completing this questionnaire. This survey has been created in partnership with the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Leicestershire and the Community Safety Partnerships across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Who should complete... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 08:23 by Basil Fox

Tags: Community Safety, Community Safety. Health & Wellbeing

All 14 county waste sites back in business

All 14 county waste sites back in business

Leicestershire County Council's Loughborough and Somerby recycling and household waste sites will re-open this weekend – meaning that all 14 in the county are now open to the public.

Nine of the sites will be open five days a week – the same number of days as before the coronavirus pandemic disrupted the service.

Two sites have increased to opening seven days (from five days a week before... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Aug 2020 16:51 by Basil Fox

Tags: News, Recycling

Excellent contributions for HELP AT HOME recognised

Excellent contributions for HELP AT HOME recognised

Locals may recall Main Street resident Brian Weller set up a plant stall to raise money for the HELP AT HOME initiative - which was kicked off by Sam Smith, Claire and Dan at the Black Horse and supported by the Foxton Parish Council.

Thanks to everyone who contributed plants and made purchases. Brian managed to raise over £150 for the cause. Well done Brian!!

The organisers took votes from locals... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 14:30 by Basil Fox

Tags: Community Safety. Health & Wellbeing, News

Speeding! First data shows we might have a problem. Call for volunteers to help.

Speeding!  First data shows we might have a problem.  Call for volunteers to help.

Our speed camera has produced its first data result from its placement at the entrance to the village from the A6. Some highlights:

The data range is 13th May - 13th July but not inclusive. This is because the camera's battery needs to be changed when it runs out of charge, and there have been 'down periods' of around 2 weeks in total.

Also - note that traffic volumes would have increased during the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 13:36 by Basil Fox

Tags: Community Safety, Community Safety. Health & Wellbeing, Highways, News

FOXTON EVENTS PAGE UP AND RUNNING

We are thrilled to add the first of hopefully a series of new events to our new digital calendar.

If you want to have your events added to this, it's easy and costs nothing - simply provide all the details on the contact form and we will do the rest.

Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 11:09 by Basil Fox

Tags: Community Events, News, What's On

Vicarage Drive closure in July for Severn Trent Water

Vicarage Drive will be closed to through-traffic soon, for Severn Trent Water to carry out new connections and maintenance.

Read more in the PLANNING / HIGHWAYS area of this website.

Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 14:17 by Basil Fox

Tags: News, Planning. Highways.

TTRO (Temporary Traffic Regulation Order). Theddingworth Road, Gumley. 17 June 2020

TTRO (Temporary Traffic Regulation Order).  Theddingworth Road, Gumley.  17 June 2020

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.

A road closure is required on Theddingworth Road, Gumley between points of restriction on the 17th June 2020 for 1 day.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for Leicestershire County Council to facilitate carriageway patching works.

The proposed alternative... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Jun 2020 09:09 by Basil Fox

Tags: Highways, News

VE Day Votes Needed!

VE Day Votes Needed!

We received some funding to help celebrate the 75th Anniversary of VE Day in the village. And although the planned celebrations did not happen because of the C-19 pandemic, your Parish Council has been permitted to keep the funds for another purpose.

After a straw poll, we have arrived at four options and we need villagers to vote on them. Visit the specific page set aside for his in the link below.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 May 2020 09:52 by Basil Fox

Tags: Community Events, News

FPC Annual Report is published

FPC Annual Report is published

Foxton Parish Council Annual Report for 2020, produced by Chairman Adele Rogers, is now available to read.

You can access a copy online in the link below.

Also - an edited script will appear in the forthcoming issue of the Foxton Folio.

Posted: Wed, 20 May 2020 09:48 by Basil Fox

Tags: FPC reports, News

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