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ADULT EDUCATION

Longslade Community College,Wanlip Lane, Birstall
Contact: Paul Fleming 0116 2673389
Website: http://www.longslade.leics.sch.uk/default.aspx
Worker’s Educational Association (WEA)
Contact: http://www.birstallandrothleywea.org.uk/

BUSES
Kinch
Tel: 01509 816161
Midland Fox
Tel: 0116 2511416


CHEMISTS
Boots
123 Sibson Rd, Birstall
Tel: 0116 2674074
Gordon Davis
101 Sibson Rd, Birstall
Tel: 0116 2675135
Pharmak
7 Kingsgate Ave, Birstall
Tel: 0116 2675740


CHIROPODISTS
Ann Hillier
Tel: 0116 2374912
Amanda James
Tel: 0116 2362810


CHURCHES
St James the Great
Church Hill, Birstall
Contact: 0116 2674517
Birstall Methodist Church
Wanlip Lane, Birstall
Tel: 0116 2675690
St Theresa’s Catholic Church, Front St, Birstall
Contact: Fr Keith Tomlinson 0116 2674300
Birstall Independent Baptist Church
Contact: Graham Bunkall 0116 2214883
Website: www.birstallbaptist.co.uk


CITIZEN’S ADVICE BUREAU
10 Sibson Road, Birstall
Tel: 0116 2672393


DENTISTS
The Firs
534a Loughborough Rd, Birstall
Tel: 0116 2674254
Mr MK Shah
141 Sibson Rd, Birstall
Tel: 0116 2677180


DOCTORS
Greengate Medical Centre
Greengate Lane, Birstall
Tel: 0116 2677901
Dr K Shergill
Birstall Medical Centre
Whiles Lane, Birstall
Tel: 0116 2675255
 DRUG HELPLINE
The Susan Jones Family Group

A Birstall based support group for the parents of drug abusers.
The Susan Jones Family Group currently provides help and support for families and individuals with around 35 people regularly ringing their telephone help line,
The group meets once a month at the St James Day centre in the Village Hall.
The Group’s help line number is 0116 2365657 or 07814 6044436.


ELDERLY

St James Age Concern Day Centre
Village Hall, Birstall Rd, Birstall
Tel: 0116 2677023
http://www.ageconcernleics.com

HEALTH

CLASH - Community Leicester Self-Help Group
A progressive Group for anyone with arthritis. You will find support and encouragement to manage your arthritis as well as a range of talks and information sharing. You will have the opportunity to use local Hydrotherapy Pool at the LRI and Gym facilities for people with long-term conditions at the Peepul Centre. We support Arthritis Care's campaign for changes that will improve the lives of everyone with arthritis on a range of issues. Do come along and join us on the second Wednesday of every month from 7.00pm - 9.00pm at Longslade Community College in the Luther King Centre.
Details of events can be found on the CLASH page at:
www.leicestershirevillages.com/birstall/clash.html
Or tel. Christine Thomas 0116 2200988



LIBRARY

Wanlip Lane
Tel: 0116 2673494
The libary service's database of community clubs, groups & organisations is here
MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT
Stephen Dorrell (Con.)
19a The Nook, Anstey
Tel: 0116 2366898


NEWSPAPERS
The Birstall Post
Longslade College, Wanlip Lane Birstall
Contact: Mr Jerry Jackson (Editor) 0116 2674213 (tel & fax)
email: editor@birstallpost.co.uk


NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH
Peter Allen
Tel: 0116 2677233


OPTICIANS
Opticare
15 Sibson Road, Birstall
Tel: 0116 2677855
Henry Smith & Hamylton
137 Sibson Road, Birstall
Tel: 0116 2671770


PARISH COUNCIL

Chairman Stuart Jones
The Village Hall, Birstall Road, Birstall
Office open 9am-1pm Mon-Fri (closed Wed)
Contact: Clerk, Hugh Knight 0116 2676191


PLAYGROUPS
Friday Afternoon Toddler Group
Netta Holyoake
Tel: 0116 2674934
Meets: Fri 1.30-3pm, term time only
Place: Birstall Methodist Church Hall, Wanlip Lane
Acorn Under 5s
Tel: 0116 2672795
Meets: Mon 9-10.30am, 10.30-12noon. Pre school groups 9-11.30am & 12.40-3.10pm, 5 days a week
Place: Highcliffe Community Centre, Greengate Lane, Birstall
Rainbow Co-operative Pre School Playgroup
Tel: 0116 2671828 or 0779 3630612
Meets: weekdays 9.15am -12.15pm
Place: Co-op Sports Ground, Birstall Road, Birstall
Monday & Tuesday Toddler Group
Tel: Julie 0796 8263976
Meets: Mon 1-2.30pm , Tues 9.30-11.30am. From birth to pre school
Place: Birstall Scout Hut, Birstall Rd, Birstall
Bizzy Bees Mother & Toddler Group
Tel: Ellie 0116 2676381 or Michelle 0116 2677801
Meets: Fri 10-11.30am
Place: Birstall Village Hall, Birstall Rd, Birstall
Wanlip Pre Shool
Tel: 0116 2672192 or Susan 0116 2374401 or Jayne 0116 2129712
Meets: Mon -Fri 8.30-12.30, 2.5-5 yr olds. Mon & Fri 9-12noon, 2.5-3.5 yr olds. Parent & Toddler sessions Wednesdays 1-2.30pm
Place: Wanlip Church Hall, Wanlip


POLICE


Syston Local Policing Unit
Tel: 0116 2484229

Contact: Beat Officer PC Chris Falle (0815)
Voicemail: 222 2222



POST OFFICES
Birstall Sub P.O.
1 Stonehill Avenue, Birstall
Tel: 0116 2674204
3a Kingsgate Avenue, Brstall
Tel: 0116 2673645


SCHOOLS
Highcliffe County Primary School
Headteacher: Iain Munro
Tel: 0116 2101112
Riverside County Primary School
Tel: 0116 2674100
Stonehill High School
Headteacher: Alan Monks
Tel: 0116 2673384
Longslade College
Headteacher: Dr Mike Griffiths
Tel: 0116 2673389


SWIMMING POOL
Longslade College
Tel: 0116 2673461


TOURISM
Great Central Railway
Tel: 01509 230726


VETS
Borrajo's Veterinary Clinics
84 Sibson Road
Birstall, Leicester LE4 4NA
Tel: 0116 267 3518
Email: birstall@borrajosvets.com
Website: www.borrajosvets.com