Shopping, Libraries and other services
Willoughby no longer has a shop, but there are several delivery services which come into the village.
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
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
Broughton Lodge, Fosseway, A46. Tel 01664 822750
Groceries and General Provisions
The large supermarkets (Sainsbury’s,Tesco etc) deliver to the village.
Several oil suppliers deliver to the village, including Brobot, Chandlers, Prince Petroleum and Northern Oil (see Yellow Pages). See also www.myconsortium.co.uk
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:
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
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.
Morning deliveries by Mercury News Shops, 9 Sherrard St, Melton Mowbray. Tel: 01664 562830
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
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