Willoughby on the Wolds

A beautiful village on the border between Leicestershire & Nottinghamshire.

A Message from the Notts Police & Crime Commissioner

A Message from the Notts Police & Crime Commissioner

One of my duties as Police and Crime Commissioner, on behalf of the public, is to create a Police and Crime Plan for 2024-2029. This will set out the strategic priorities for Nottinghamshire Police and outline our aims to commission services to help us prevent crime...

Flooded Garage Grant

Flooded Garage Grant

The Parish Council has had news from the Emergency Planning Officer of an update to the Flooded Graage Grant. Moving forward, residents who have experienced flooding in their garages will now be eligible to claim £125 in support. This grant aims to alleviate some of...

200 Years of Willoughby Press Cuttings

200 Years of Willoughby Press Cuttings

Keen to find out more about the village, I have looked through 200 years of old newspapers stored in the online British Newspaper Archive (BNA), and found some long forgotten stories and photographs. Download the PDF. The Parish Council has very kindly agreed to let...

Church Services inc Carols for All

Church Services inc Carols for All

Beginning on 3rd December with a Toy Service, St Mary & All Saints has released their service calendar for the advent period and beyond. View all services. The popular Carols for All event will be held on 10th December:

Christmas Fair – 9th Dec 2023

Christmas Fair – 9th Dec 2023

Willoughby’s annual Christmas Fair signals the start of the festive period for many residents! This year's event will take place on Saturday 9th December from 1.30pm - 3.30pm, in the church. Join us for mulled wine and festive nibbles, lots of stalls selling gifts and...

Noise Action Plan by East Midlands Airport

Noise Action Plan by East Midlands Airport

East Midlands Airport is consulting on their 5-year Noise Action Plan and are seeking your views to help shape the plan. They say, "We are committed to minimising the impact of airport operations on neighbouring communities. The plan includes a range of actions and...

Update on Prestigious Road Race through Willoughby

Update on Prestigious Road Race through Willoughby

**Updated 16th June** The East Midlands Road Race Championships, which will include the West Midlands Women's Championships, is set to take place on the roads in and around the villages of Willoughby and Widmerpool. This highly anticipated event is scheduled for...

Electric Cars – advice on switching.

Electric Cars – advice on switching.

The parish council has been made aware of a new resource which offers advice about switching to electric vehicles. Electric Car Guide is a guidance site for new EV owners. It supports owners with educational guides and resources to helps them transition from petrol...

Tree Planting Scheme – grants available!

Tree Planting Scheme – grants available!

Do you want to leave a positive lasting impact on your land by planting trees? If so, Trees for Climate will give you the tools to put down roots in your local area that will last for generations. Your trees will stand as a positive legacy for a brighter future, a...

Safari Sale, 29th April 2023

Safari Sale, 29th April 2023

The popular Safari Sale returns on Saturday 29th April, 10am - 1pm! What is a safari sale? People lay out their goods for sale on their drives and gardens in a similar manner to a car boot sale. How do I take part? If you'd like to take part, please email...

Runaround Supper, 20th May: Tickets on Sale!

Runaround Supper, 20th May: Tickets on Sale!

Willoughby's Runaround Supper is finally making a welcome return after a COVID-enforced break! It will take place on Saturday 20th May, from 6.30pm.Click here to download a PDF order form. You can then print out the form and deliver it to Jane Watson at 51-53 Main...

Greater Nottingham Strategic Plan Consultation

Greater Nottingham Strategic Plan Consultation

You are invited to have your say about the Greater Nottingham Strategic Plan. Comment by Tuesday 14 February 2023 The Greater Nottingham Strategic Plan will guide development in Rushcliffe, Broxtowe, Gedling and Nottingham City up to 2038. The ‘Preferred Approach’...

Planned Roadworks in Willoughby – Feb 2023

Planned Roadworks in Willoughby – Feb 2023

The local council has a number of roadworks planned for Willoughby in the new year - on Chapel Lane, London Lane and Church Lane, For full details click here to download a PDF. Wednesday 8th February 2023 to Friday 10th February 2023 Chapel Lane, Willoughby on the...

Christmas Fair 2022!

Christmas Fair 2022!

This year's Christmas Fair was a great success, raising £630 for village groups! Many residents and locals came to support the event; we had a wide range of stalls - some new for this year, plus festive games and refreshments. The children were excited to meet Santa...

Consultation: Devolution for the East Midlands

Consultation: Devolution for the East Midlands

You are invited to have your say about the proposed devolution deal for the East Midlands. The consultation will run until 9 January 2023 and all residents, businesses, voluntary and community sector and other stakeholders are encouraged to give their views. You can...

WOW Breakfasts are back!

WOW Breakfasts are back!

After a COVID-enforced break, many of us were happy to see the return of this village favourite earlier in the year! The WOW Village Breakfast turns 10 in October 2022 - come along to celebrate! It takes place every second Sunday of each month from 9.30am - 11.30am in...

Bowls club & bar open to all, Friday evenings!

Bowls club & bar open to all, Friday evenings!

The bowls club has successfully applied to extend their licencing hours.  Villagers and friends have enjoyed getting together at the club, which has seen a surge in membership and has recently held a few ticketed social events. Everyone - including non members - are...

Open Gardens 2022: Sunday 19th June

Open Gardens 2022: Sunday 19th June

The beautiful and varied gardens of Willoughby on the Wolds will once again be open to the public for this year’s Open Gardens event. The event is always well attended and popular both with locals and with those who come from further afield – everyone is very welcome!...

Coronavirus Community Support

During the Covid-19 outbreak, you may feel the need to self-isolate for reasons of age, illness or vulnerability to infection, in accordance with government advice. If you require support please click to see the Covid-19 support options available to you.

Footpaths Report

A report on the conditon of the footpaths around Willoughby has been produced for the Parish Council. You can read it here.

Accessibility Statement

Work is underway to ensure that this website meets the WCAG 2.1 requirements. Please contact the Parish Council clerk if you have any questions about this.

Local Walks!

Willoughby is surrounded by beautiful countryside and wildlife. Discover some local walks, and get out and about this weekend!