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 – view the timetable.

Church and Community News (the parish mag) | This magazine serves Willoughby, Wysall & Widmerpool. To contact the editor: Dill Wakenarrow, wakenarrow@btinternet.com, 01509 880932; for advertising: Tony Cox, tonycox169@gmail.com.

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