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

Tags: Council Meetings

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 '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

Parish Council Meeting 24th May

The Annual Parish Council Meeting will now be held on Monday 24th May 730 at the Robert Monk Hall.

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO GOVERNMENT RESTRICTIONS IN PLACE UNTIL 21ST JUNE WE ASK THAT MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC DO NOT ATTEND MEETINGS IN PERSON AS THE RULE OF SIX APPLIES INDOORS UNTIL THEN. DETAILS FOR JOINING IN WITH ZOOM ARE ON THE AGENDA.

Posted: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 14:00 by Angela Hall

Tags: Council Meetings

Annual Report to residents 2021

Due to Covid restrictions we cannot meet for our usual annual meeting for residents, so we have produced a report about what the PC has been up to over the last year.

Posted: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:13 by Adele Rogers

Tags: Community Events, Council Meetings, Highways, News

Calling all volunteers!

Calling all volunteers!

From October 2020, the Parish Council will publish a meeting report for villagers. For a more 'formal' view, the minutes are still available to read in the AGENDAS & MINUTES section.

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS!!!

There are a number of initiatives running which need some helping hands, whether that's green fingered or handy. Please get in touch if you can help.

Posted: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 10:04 by Rob McNeill

Tags: Council Meetings, News

Foxton Parish Council meetings

The next Parish Council meeting will be on 11th May at 730pm. Due to the Covid 19 vurus this will be held using an application called Zoom which can be downloaded to smart phones or tablets or accessed via personal computers and laptops. A link will be advertised on the agenda. It may well be that the next few meetings will need to be held in this way. We will return to face to face meetings as soon... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 14:27 by Angela Hall

Tags: Council Meetings, News