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/

Carpenter & Joiner – General Building (Markfield)

N & D Billing Building Contracts

Contact: – Nigel Billing Email: – npbbuilder@gmail.com

Tel: – 01530 243789 Mob: – 07866 518907

Catering Services

Ben’s Kitchen can design a bespoke menu for any occasion and any location.

Weddings – Parties – Wakes – Other events -Barbecues – Funerals – Pop up Restaurants – Outdoor Bars


Tel: – 07873 685308

Cleaning Services

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

Email: – lkneafsey@icloud.com


Bizzle clothing

Unisex clothing, shoes and accessories. Urban streetwear and festival fashion. Many unique one-off items. Lipsense super stay lipstick. Hair braiding available.


Jellybean creative

Clothing alterations. Bespoke outfits and accessories. Custom pushchairs. Custom art. Re-upholstery. Face coverings.


Email: – getbizzled@gmail.com Tel: – 07984 306148

Website: – www.getbizzled.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/


Johnson Wellborn Decorating – painting and wallpapering (and other odd jobs). For a quote telephone Mick Johnson (07543 350832) or Dean Wellborn 07772 885788) or email deanwelly@hotmail.com and/or micheallillie7@icloud.com

Recently decorated Thornton Community Centre throughout both halls.


J.S. Lectrics – contact Jon Loseby on 01530 230103 or 072825 588599 or email jonloseby@gmail.com (Based in Bagworth)

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.

Contact: – Ashley – 07859 875285

Foot & Therapy Clinic


Thornton Service Station is situated on the edge of the beautiful village of Thornton…

“The garage is a family run business which has built up a good customer base, we are welcoming new customers and will give you an honest assessment on the vehicle whilst maintaining a high level of workmanship.

With vast knowledge and experience we use the latest diagnostic and engine scan utilities with trained mechanics to analyse the data. This means that we can service and maintain the newest of vehicles.

Open six days a week, working on cars, light commercial vehicles, horse boxes and trailers we are a team you can trust to sort out your motoring problems.We offer vast array of services from repairs, servicing, tyres, MOTs to mention a few. We offer a free collection and delivery service within a 5 mile radius”.

26 Merrylees Road Thornton
LE67 1AN

Email: – info@thorntongarage.co.uk

Tel: – 01530 230289

Website – http://www.thorntongarage.co.uk

Garden Services

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

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

Website: – Chariot Garden Services, Coalville | Garden Services – Yell

Greeting Cards

Selection of unique cards (5” x 7”) – by Thornton resident photographer Gill Tapping

The cards are mainly of Thornton and surrounding area within the National Forest.

Blank inside for your own message – high quality thick card and envelope – in cellophane sleeve – £2.50 per card or 5 for £10

Contact: – Gillatphotography – gatapping@gmail.com – 07719 882144

Some examples below – please note – all copyright protected

Heating Engineer

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

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

Home Care

Radcliffe Home Care Loughborough are now operating in the Thornton area.

Welcoming new recruits for home care in your local area! If you are enthusiastic about working with us as a care professional and want to make a positive impact within the community then get in touch with us. We provide all the relevant training and support so that every care professional is confident in their abilities to assist our clients.


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


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


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

Mobile Library

The mobile library visits Thornton in the afternoon on the third Tuesday of every month.

Telephone: 0116 305 3565
Email: coalvillelibrary@leics.gov.uk

Loan period – Books can be borrowed for free, for a month from a mobile library.

19th Jan – 16th Feb – 16th Mar – 20th Apr – 18th May – 15th Jun

20th Jul – 17th Aug – 21st Sep – 19th Oct – 16th Nov – 21st Dec

Painting & 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


Property and garden maintenance

For all aspects of property and garden maintenance contact Callum Mitchell for a quote – 07455 211057

Refuse collection


Thornton resident, ‘Alexia Claire’ shares her passion for British Wildlife through her hand-illustrated wildlife stationery. She designs ,creates and sells stationery and giftware featuring British wildlife through her own website, NotOnTheHighStreet and Etsy as well as to retail and at local design and craft fairs. Alexia is also an extremely accomplished illustrator – see her website for more information.

Website: – https://alexiaclaire.com


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

Window Cleaner

Dave and Chris usually visit Thornton on a Monday.

Contact them on Tel: – 07732 070457 or email: – chrisrivers2007@msn.com

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