What’s happening in Willoughby?

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VE Day 2020 – how should we commemorate the day?

Plans are being formulated nationally for events in May 2020 to mark the 75th anniversary of the ending of WW2, and the parish council are looking for ways to join in the activities that will be taking place. The council will welcome any suggestions from residents for...

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Proposals for West Thorpe Crossroads

UPDATE: observations are being sought on a proposal to limit the speed to 50mph on Back Lane. Click here for info. An open village meeting was held at WoW village hall on 22nd January, to discuss possible measures to reduce the number of road traffic collisions at the...

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FOWS can Recycle your Stationery!

Friends of Willoughby School has signed up to the BIC writing instruments recycling scheme to encourage our children and you to recycle, and to raise funds for the school! This is an ongoing scheme; we need to get 15kg together to make each shipment, so anything from...

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Do you want to be a Parish Councillor?

Willoughby on the Wolds Parish Council needs you! Election registration is now closed for 2019. Thursday 2nd May will be election day in Willoughby on the Wolds. This year is the year the current 4-year term of office for your parish council comes to an end. All...

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Willoughby Playgroup goes from Strength to Strength!

Willoughby on the Wolds Pre-School Playgroup has been running for over 40 years and shows no sign of going anywhere! The Pre-school runs every weekday except Friday, and makes full use of its facilities and the benefits of being in a rural, village community. No...

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Willoughby’s “Outstanding” Primary School

Willoughby Primary School is one of the elite group of the county’s schools to have been assessed by Ofsted as ‘outstanding’. As of November 2017, out of all 337 schools in the county, 15% of Nottinghamshire’s primary schools were ranked as outstanding. The School’s...

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Willoughby’s Open Gardens Success!

Our Open Gardens event this year was a huge success.  Thank you to all our visitors and to everyone who opened their gardens or helped with other many other activities to make it such a great afternoon (and thank you to the weather too!) We had nearly 600 visitors and...

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Festive Cheer at the Christmas Fair!

Willoughby's annual Christmas Fair signals the start of the festive period for many residents! Held in the church at the end of November, there was a variety of stalls selling homemade cakes, jams and chutneys, Christmas cards & wrap, toys and gifts, art work and...

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Christmas Shopping Event: 12th November!

An exciting new village event opens it doors on Sunday 12th November - the first Willoughby Christmas Shopping Event! Organised by village resident, Kate Clark, it will bring together local trdaers and makers for a day of festive shopping and community spirit. Support...

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No Soggy Bottoms at Willoughby’s Tea Party & Bake Off!

Many thanks to everyone who attended the now annual Tea Party & Bake Off in September! The event was a great success, raising inexces sof £500 for the villages Pre-School Playgroup. The floral bunting, vintage crockery and the flowers from Wysall's Flower Farm...

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