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Shopping, Libraries and other services

Willoughby no longer has a shop, but there are several delivery services which come into the village.

 

 

Fish            

Les Bullen sells fresh fish from his van on Tuesdays between about 5pm & 6 pm. Tel: 01652 268 250. Mobile 0790 958 841

 

Fish and Chip van

This calls on Tuesdays at around 5.10 - 5.30 pm and because they have a larger van, only stops at  one location on Main Street by the crossroads with London Lane.  Also does party bookings: Tel:  07710166800  website

Garage Services

Bex Motor repairs (servicing, repairs and MOT work) operates from a building behind High Elms Farm (Elizabeth Bryans), Main Street. Telephone Andy: 01509 881179 or 0771 901 4688

 

Go-Karting

Broughton Lodge, Fosseway, A46. Tel 01664 822750

 

Groceries and General Provisions

The large supermarkets (Sainsbury’s,Tesco etc) deliver to the village.

 

Heating Oil

Several oil suppliers deliver to the village, including Brobot, Chandlers, Prince Petroleum and Northern Oil (see Yellow Pages). See also www.myconsortium.co.uk

 

Library services

Keyworth (Nottinghamshire) Library, Church Drive. Tel: 0115 937 3509

On 3rd Monday of the month, the Leicestershire Library bus visits: from 2.00 to 2.35 pm by The Forge (close to the Village Hall,) and by the School. (Mobile A Route 9) For the dates use this link:  

 

Meat

Bailey's, Station Road, Upper Broughton, do a round by van every Wednesday morning. Orders placed on Wednesday or by telephone are delivered on Friday. Tel: 01664 822 216

Collington's, 31 Far St, Wymeswold. Orders placed by telephone are delivered on Friday. Tel: 01509 880255

 

Milk 

Deliveries on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from the Grantham depot of Dairy Crest Ltd, Inner Street. Tel: 0845 606 3606. if you want to change your order, leaving a note for the milkman is more reliable than leaving a phone messsge.

 

Newspapers

Morning deliveries by Mercury News Shops, 9 Sherrard St, Melton Mowbray. Tel: 01664 562830

 

Post Offices

 Willoughby no longer has a Post Office. The nearest are:

 

         Keyworth (4.5 miles)

 

         A full service operates from 16 Main St, Tel: 0115 937 2021

 

          • Monday to Friday: 9.30 am - 5.30 pm

          • Saturday: 9.00 am - 12.30 pm

 

        Wymeswold (2 miles)

 

        A part-time limited service operates from the Three Crowns public house on

        Far Street, opposite the church. Access is by the rear door. There is parking.

 

          • Monday: 1.30pm am - 4.30 pm

          • Friday: 1.30 am - 4.30 pm

     

Public Houses

Willoughby lost its Public House (the Three Horseshoes) in 2007 and the site now has houses on it. The nearest Public Houses are in Upper Broughton (3 miles), Wymeswold (2 miles) and Wysall (3 miles). However....

 

... a Pub Night takes place on the last Friday of each month in the Village Hall from 7.30 - 11.00