Local Trades & Services


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Scott Langton from SJ Langton Butchers, the Square, Glenfield, is offering to deliver fresh or cooked meat in the area with free delivery.

Email:- scott.langton@icloud.com

Website: – https://en-gb.facebook.com/S-j-langton-ltd-477028678998293/

Cleaning Services

Linda Kneafsey is offering cleaning services. Free quotation on request.

Email: – lkneafsey@icloud.com

Counselling, Coaching, Mediation and Rewind Trauma Therapy

Tamar Challis is offering Counselling, Coaching, Mediation and Rewind Trauma Therapy. Working online over Zoom during the pandemic, but after the pandemic Tamar is offering home visits to elderly residents who are unable to visit her office in Anstey. Registered Accredited member of the National Counselling Society.

Email:- tamarhiveleics@gmail.com Tel: – 07763 254000

Website: – www.hivecounsellingleics.com

Dairy Farm Shop

Leedham Farm (1.5 miles from Thornton)

Vending machine dispensing milk and much more – open 7 am to 7pm 7 days a week.

‘Pop up’ marquee farm shop open every Saturday 10am -3pm.

Farm milk and cream plus semi and skimmed milk available, Windmill Inn pies £3.50 each or 3 for £10.  Sausages, bacon from Greenfield’s. Fresh bread, fruit & veg, yoghurts, cakes and plenty more. See the website for more information.

All outdoors. Cash & cards both accepted

Lindridge Farm, Lindridge Lane, Leicester, LE9 9FD,

Email: – leedhamfarm1@gmail.com Tel: – 07908 007935

Website: – www.leedhamfarmdairy.co.uk https://www.facebook.com/leedhamfarmdairy/

Fish & Chips

The fish and chip van is back in the village on a Friday afternoon. Here until about 6pm. Not sure where they park up to serve, but is in Highfields around 4.30pm.

Garden Services

Matt Goddard is offering tree work, hedge trimming etc. Contact for a quote.

Email: – chariotgardenservices@gmail.com Tel: – 07855 559381

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Heating Engineer

Tom Orme is offering his services as a gas safe registered heating engineer.

Email: – charnwoodheatingservices@gmail.com Tel: – 07968 231991


Gemma Powell, formerly of Hawthorne Dr, but now living in Stanton under Bardon, is offering to do your ironing for £10 per hour. Already has many customers in Thornton. Free collection and drop off.

Email: – gemcraig24@gmail.com


Bagworth outdoor market – 9am – 1pm every Wednesday at Bagworth Community Centre


Mr Harrison has a local landscape business. Hard landscaping – Driveways, new lawns, decking, fencing, artificial turf, patios, planters. Free quotations. Fully insured. Taking bookings from June 2021

Email: – claire81harrison@gmail.com

Website: – www.leicesterlandscapers.co.uk

Painting and Decorating

Dave Goodburn, painter and decorator is willing to offer ‘a great rate’ to Thornton and Merrylees residents, contact him for a free quote.

Email: – dave@DG-decorators.co.uk

Website: – www.DG-decorators.co.uk

Refuse collection


Emma’s Travel is a local taxi firm, based in Merrylees, established in 1997. It is a family run business with a personal touch, offering transfers to and from all UK airports, theme parks, shows, theatre, towns and cities, group transport on match days, stag and hen parties, weekends away, school runs etc.

Vehicles:- 6 seater multi purpose vehicles up to 8, 11, 14 & 16 seat minibuses.

“Emma’s Travel pride themselves in professionalism and punctuality – big enough to fulfill your needs and small enough to offer that caring touch”

Website:- http://www.emmastravel.co.uk

Contact Lyn or Nick Branston on Email: – emmasbus@emmastravel.co.uk or

Tel:-  07967 650006  or  01455 828279