Sundial in the Millennium Park
The Navigation Inn
Holy Trinity Church
Canal and Towpath in 2007
Barrow Allotments
Crowds on the Soar Bridge at the Dragon Boat Festival 2009
High Street and the Railway Bridge
The Old Weir and Towpath Bridge
Jerusalem Island
Barrow High Street from the Railway Bridge
Town End
Summer fun on the river at Barrow Boating
Barrow Deep Lock during the freeze in February 2012
Barrow Town football ground during the freeze in February 2012
Sunrise at the Barrow Sundial
View upstream from Barrow Deep Lock


Welcome to the Barrow upon Soar Village Website.  The site is for the people of Barrow and is a direct replacement for the LeicestershireVillages.com website for Barrow upon Soar, which is due to be closed down soon by Leicestershire County Council.

All information which is on the LeicestershireVillages.com site has been copied onto this new site, and in many places the features have been improved. We hope you like it. If you do spot any omissions or mistakes, please let us know using the 'Contact Us' form.

If you would like to add your Event, News or a Picture, please send the details via the 'Contact Us' form.

You can be registered on the site so that you can update your own page, or we can do that for you.

Alternatively, and for any other questions about the site, please contact any one of your Volunteer Site Administrators via the 'Contact Us' form.

    Site Administrators

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Upcoming Events

Meccano Challenge
Date: Saturday 27 August 2016      Time:- 10:30
Summary: Barrow Library
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Barrow Book Club
Date: Monday 29 August 2016      Time:- 19:00
Summary: We meet at The Hunting Lodge. New members always welcome.
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Leicestershire Metal Detecting Society
Date: Thursday 1 September 2016      Time:- 19:15
Summary: Conservative Club function room
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Rhyme Time in Barrow Library
Date: Friday 2 September 2016      Time:- 10:30
Summary: Rhymes and songs for ages 3 and under
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Mini Market & Coffee Morning
Date: Saturday 3 September 2016      Time:- 10:00
Summary: Methodist Church
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Crochet Club
Date: Saturday 3 September 2016      Time:- 12:00
Summary: Methodist Church
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New Horizons
Date: Monday 5 September 2016      Time:- 14:00
Summary: Barrow upon Soar Bereavement Support Group
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Latest News

Posted 23-08-2016

Saturday Stories will now be weekly with the first session on 3rd September.



Posted 21-08-2016

What is one of things Florence Nightingale and Mary Berry have in common?

Come along to the next meeting of the Barrow Upon Soar Gardening Club to find out.

Posted 02-08-2016

In the early hours of Tuesday 2nd August 2016, the parapet and footpath of the Grove Lane railway bridge collapsed onto the tracks.

On Wednesday, through trains from London to Nottingham and Sheffield recommenced. By Thursday afternoon local trains resumed from Barrow station.

The bridge remains closed to road traffic.

Posted 26-07-2016

Place a bid for a voucher from Sinclair Estate Agents, offering £1000 off for anyone selling their house, living in the LE12 postcode area.

The closing date for the auction is September 16th 2016.

Posted 20-07-2016

We would like to invite you all to our official launch on Saturday 30th July 10am-2pm at 47, Beveridge Street Barrow-Upon-Soar LE12 8PL.

The front door will be open! There is wheelchair/ pushchair access if required.

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Last Updated. 06-May-2016 By Keith