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

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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 Rob McNeill

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 Rob McNeill

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 Rob McNeill

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 Rob McNeill

Tags: FPC reports, News

Bus Services 'Kept' for time being



"As part of the county council's Passenger Transport Policy and Strategy, a number of subsidised bus services within the Hinckley and Market Harborough areas, as well as other routes in the county, were due for review. However, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been agreed to pause the project for the time being. We've taken this decision to end uncertainty... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 May 2020 12:44 by Rob McNeill

Tags: News, Public Transport

Waste and Recycling Sites

The following link takes you to the latest press release regarding the re-opening of the waste sites.


Market Harborough's site is open but not Kibworth

Posted: Fri, 08 May 2020 09:42 by Angela Hall

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Kibworth Chronicle

The Kibworth Chronicle can now be read online at

Posted: Mon, 04 May 2020 09:14 by Angela Hall

Tags: News

Sam and the 'Streets team' efforts make national news!!

The Rural Services Network recently digitally interviewed councils for examples of how communities were reacting to the Covid-19 lock down... and among some examples they included the sterling work of Sam Smith and his core team of 'Help at Home' volunteers.

You can read the article here

Since this took place, things have moved on even more with Sam helping out people who want their daily paper - and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 08:58 by Rob McNeill

Tags: Community Safety. Health & Wellbeing, 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

British Geological Society Press Release

BGS (British Geological Society) Short Period Station at Northampton confirms earthquake epicentre near Gumley Wood Trig point this morning (06.35), with a magnitude of 4.1 making it the new second largest tremor in the region (largest: 5.3 recorded on 27 Feb 2008 at Leicester / Leicestershire & Rutland)

More in the attached press release from the BGS.

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 09:00 by Rob McNeill

Tags: News

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