Foxton Parish Council

Serving the people of Foxton, Leicestershire

St Andrews Church, Foxton, Leicestershire

Clerk: Angela Hall
1 Sawbrook, Fleckney
Leicester LE8 8TR

Tel: 0116 240 1801


Please help to stop the MoJ appealing the decision to refuse the building of the new Gartree prison

Dear All,

Your help is urgently required. I have a suggestion to step the pressure up on the MOJ and I need your assistance. Please cut and paste the wording shown in Black below the line ### and email to psd enquires and to the Rt Hon Dominic Raab with a copy to me. The email addresses are shown in full in blue. By doing this we will be making the views of the community very clear. Please feel free... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Apr 2022 12:35 by Adele Rogers

Tags: Council Meetings, Gartree, Harborough District Council, Planning. Highways.

New prison at Gartree refused!

New Prison at Gartree refused!

Yesterday evening, at the HDC planning committee, the MoJ application to build a massive new prison at Gartree was refused unanimously by councillors despite planning officers recommending approval.Thanks to the Gartree Action Group and all who helped to achieve this outcome. A triumph of local democracy.

Posted: Wed, 06 Apr 2022 11:28 by Adele Rogers

Tags: Council Meetings, Harborough District Council, Neighbourhood Plan, Planning. Highways.

Gartree Action - Peaceful Protest

Gartree Action - join the protest!

The new prison planning application will be decided by HDC planning committee Tues 5th April.

Join lots of other local people in a peaceful protest to let councillors know that we don't want this massive new development. We need as many supporters as possible.

5.45pm at the Council's Symington Building in Market Harborough for around 30 minutes.

Bring yourself and other... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Apr 2022 21:38 by Adele Rogers

Tags: Harborough District Council, Planning. Highways.

Gartree 'Super Prison' to be decided Tues April 5th

This planning application goes to the planning committee at HDC next Tuesday 5th April. The Parish Council and Gartree Action are working hard to try to get this planning application refused.We have our planning consultant and a number of other speakers lined up to speak at the meeting. The consultant's report is attached.You can still help in 2 ways.

  1. Even if you have already put in an objection, you... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Mar 2022 16:02 by Adele Rogers

Tags: Council Meetings, Harborough District Council, PlanningApplications

Meeting about Section 106 community funding March 9th 2022

There is a meeting of Parish Councillors and interested clubs and societies about the funding from the Fisher's Farm development that may be open for village organisations to apply for.

Robert Monk Hall meeting room, 9/3/22 7.30pm

Posted: Mon, 07 Mar 2022 17:49 by Adele Rogers

Tags: Clubs & Societies, Meeting Papers, Section 106

Deadline for commenting on building of new SuperPrison at Gartree

There are only 10 days left to comment on this planning application. You may be aware that the Ministry of Justice is applying to build a huge, new prison, three times the size of Gartree prison, next to the current prison. Your Parish Council has objected to this as there will be negative effects on our village such as increased traffic and extra pressure on foul water drainage. We are particularly... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Jan 2022 14:15 by Adele Rogers

Tags: Community Safety, Harborough District Council, Neighbourhood Plan, PlanningApplications

St Andrew's Church Newsletter


Posted: Sat, 20 Nov 2021 13:50 by Angela Hall

Tags: Church

Neighbourhood Development Plan

The Neighbourhood Development Plan revision has been approved. See attached notice and document.

Posted: Wed, 03 Nov 2021 09:52 by Angela Hall

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan

AGM of reformed Foxton Society 2021

The AGM of the reformed Foxton Society will be held at the Robert Monk Hall on Monday 1st November at 7.45pm.

The Agenda and the draft new constitution are attached.

All Foxton residents are welcome to attend.

Posted: Mon, 25 Oct 2021 12:02 by Adele Rogers

Tags: Community Events, Foxton Society

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