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: Planning. Highways.

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.

Expansion of Gartree Prison

As well as the building of a new prison, there is a proposal to expand Gartree Prison. The attached document will tell you more.

The Parish Council is particularly concerned about the effect of increased traffic through the village. There will be no new roads built to help reroute this traffic.

If you want to find out more and let us know what you think, please come along to the PC meeting on Monday... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Oct 2021 15:29 by Adele Rogers

Tags: Harborough District Council, Highways, News, Planning. Highways., PlanningApplications, Public Transport

North Lane Road Closure 2nd February

North Lane Road ckosure details

Posted: Wed, 27 Jan 2021 09:11 by Angela Hall

Tags: Planning. Highways.

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.

Planned Road Closure & Diversion for Middle Street & Main Street

Planned Road Closure & Diversion for Middle Street & Main Street


A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location: Middle Street, Foxton (see attached plan or QR code below). The purpose of the TTRO is to allow Cadent Gas to facilitate new gas connection.

The TTRO will incorporate a temporary road closure.

The duration of the restriction is not anticipated to exceed a period... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 May 2020 22:57 by Rob McNeill

Tags: Planning. Highways.