The Kirby Muxloe village website

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Services

Kirby Muxloe may be a relatively small and rural community but the services are well selected and maintained.

Kirby Muxloe Sub Post Office – Collect your pension, use the commission free Foreign Exchange, select a card, a small gift and wrapping paper even choose your pick n’ mix and your lottery ticket on Main St.  Tel:2395669. A link can be found here.

The Village Pharmacy – Offering a repeat dispensing service, advice on health matters and even a housebound delivery.  Tel:2387353. Information can be accessed by clicking here.

Blaby District Council – As previously mentioned we are privillaged to be served by one of the smaller, more approachable district councils. You are not just a statistic here, you are an individual with individual needs that can assist in the developement of the services for the community you live in.

All the information you could possibly need is online, literally from A-Z. You can find out about animal welfare to their policies on helping the environment with recycling, from housing to leisure, or from policing and youth offending to your own welfare.

Many forms are available on line and you can even use their on-line calculater to work out your entitlement to benefit. Whatever your enquiry or need they are very accessible.

For more details contact The Coucil Offices on 0116 2750555. Alternatively visit their website www.blabygov.uk.

Kirby Muxloe Parish Council – Our communities interests are promoted by the Parish Council. Village Hall and Parish Council OfficesThey hold regular meetings for the residents, maintain the village facilities and recreation grounds and give you all the village news via a magazine. The “Kirby Comment” is issued at regular intervals and delivered free of charge to your home.Their offices are situated in the village hall and are open to the public Mon-Thur from 9am til 12 midday.

For more information contact 0116 2386408. Alternatively visit the website www.leicestershireparishcouncils.org/kirbymuxloe

Kirby Muxloe Primary School – This school serves our village, has a high reputation and a good record for its pupils achieving high standards in their education. The school has their own website where you can find all the necessary information that a parant could want or need to allay any anxieties their child or children may have when entering the education system.Kirby Muxloe Primary School

The school itself has excellent facilites that range from the classroom to the playing field. It houses both an infant and main computer suite, a library, kiln room and their own private swimming pool.

Parants are actively encourage to make educational contributions.

For more information contact 0116 2393410. Alternatively visit their website www.kmprimaryschool

Kirby Muxloe Library – Recently refurbished to a high standard, the village library is a valuable resource. It offers so much more than books, it is a complete learning service. Toddlers and their parents/carers are welcomed to spend a morning listening to a story, the infirm can take advantage of a housebound service, and schoolchildren of all ages can be helped with their homework.

A marvellous facility is their provision of computers with Internet access. A vaiety of assistance is offered to youg people needing help with their homework, they can download, print, photocopy and fax under the supervision of the librarian.Kirby Muxloe Library

So whether its a book you want to read, a tape or storyteller you want to listen to, a DVD you want to watch or The World Wide Web you want to tap into, our library can offer all this under the one roof.

For more information and opening times contact 0116 2387343. Alternatively use website www.leicestershirevillages.com

Nursaries, playgroups & Childcare

Pinfold Nursary has year round availability which takes children as young as 3 months to 4 years.

For more information contact 2390900. Alternatively visit their website www.kirbymuxloe@pinfoldgroup.comPinfold Nursary


There are two pre-school playgroups in the village that accommodate children from 2-5yrs.

Castle Playgroup at Kirby Muxloe Free Church. For more information contact Sarah Cheesbrough 07972506840 or 0116 2387852

Love 2 Learn Pre School at St.Bartholomews Church Hall. For more information contact 07884087029

To find local registered childminders that can offer a variety of services from daycare, after school pick-up or even overnight contact Leicestershire Childrens Information Service on leics. 2656545. Or visit www.leics.gov.uk the website of Leicestershire County Council and orienteering through “children and families”.

Nursing/Care & Residential Homes

Barons Park is a 33 bedded family run residential care home for elderly people suffering with Dementia and associated illnesses. For more information visit their website www.Baronspark.co.uk

Famille house –  Long term care for people with learning disabilities. For more details visit website Carehome.co.uk

Kirby House – A care home for the elderly. For more information contact 0116 2394286

Age Care Home Support – Offering a range of services to assist you in your home, from getting up and having breafast to having your meals catered for and assistance when ready to retire for the evening. For more information contact 0116 23903. Alternatively visit www.carehome.co.uk/carehome.cfm/searchazref/10003010FAMA

Churches – Kirby Muxloe has two churches that offer modern and traditional views in faith and ceremonial celebration of life. Built in 1290 and 1876, our traditional church dates back to medieval 14th Century. Both churches and their halls provide the village with a number of services and facilities that encompass the community, these range from coffee mornings to activity groups with nights out to cinemas or theatres, a toddlers and pre-school group, a youth club, even organised walks with friends and neighbours that offer friendship, care and support.

For more information contact:-

St. Bartholomews Church

St Bartholomews – Church office on 0116 2386697. Alternatively visit their website
To contact the Free Church visit their website www.kirbyfree.org