Willoughby’s Local Amenities
For details of doctors, libraries, refuse collection, utlities providers and more, see below…
Bus timetable | There is one service which runs through Willoughby – see the timetable.
Church and Community News (the parish mag) | This magazine serves Willoughby, Wysall & Widmerpool. To contact the editor: Dill Wakenarrow, email@example.com, 01509 880932; for advertising: Tony Cox, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Park | See our dedicated community park page.
Libraries | The closest library is in Keyworth but residents also regularly use East Leake, West Bridgford & Ruddington libraries amongst others. Find a Nottinghamshire library. A Leicestershire mobile library visits the village on the 3rd Monday of each month stopping on London Lane at 2pm and outside the school at 2.20pm.
Local Authorities | Although Willoughby has a Leicestershire postcode we are in fact part of Nottinghamshire & come under the care of Rushcliffe Borough Council, as does Wysall & Thorpe in the Glebe (north west), Upper Broughton (north east) & Widmerpool (north). Nearby Leicestershire County Council areas include Charnwood BC with Wymeswold (south west) and Melton BC with Broughton & Dalby (south east). The Rushcliffe BC’s Do It Online page is especially useful.
Local Health & Medical Services | We’ve collated a list of helpful links.
Refuse Collection | Bins are collected on Thursday mornings, for further details of which bin/which week see the refuse collection schedule. Click for details of recycling centres (tips) & collection of furniture. Click for the following: West Bridgford Recycling Centre, Garden Waste Collection Scheme, Report Fly Tipping
Safety & Crime Prevention | See our Crime Prevention page.
Schools | Willoughby has its own Pre-School Playgroup & Primary School (rated outstanding by Ofsted). Local senior schools include South Wolds Academy & Sixth Form, Loughborough Endowed Schools, and East Leake Academy.
Shopping | For details of local shops & Post Offices and to find out about services such as the fish & chip van, milk deliveries and newspaper deliveries, see our Shopping page.
Utilities | Domestic heating oil is delivered by several companies including BoilerJuice, Brobot, Chandlers, Prince Petroleum; the My Consortium website may also be of use, LPG is delivered locally in bottles & in bulk by – amongst others – Calor Gas and FloGas.
Village Hall | See our Village Hall page for more information