Useful Info

Security

Police

Leicestershire Police – 101 is now the number to call when you want to contact your local police – when it’s less urgent than 999

Fire Brigade

Leicstershire Fire and Rescue Service – 0116 287 2241 (if not urgent)

Utilities

Electricity

Western Power Distribution – for emergencies call 0800 6783105

Gas

British Gas – for emergencies call 0800 111 999

Water Services

Health

Hospitals

Hospital A&E

  • Peterborough City Hospital – 24 Hr
  • Leicester Royal Infirmary – 24 Hr
  • Stamford & Rutland Hospital – Minor Injuries 9 – 5

Doctors

The village is served by two rural practices:

Empingham Medical Centre

Telephone Numbers
  • Appointments – 01780 460627
  • Enquiries and Day Time Emergencies – 01780 460202
  • Emergencies (Out Of Hours) – 0845 0450411
  • Dispensary – 01780 460003
Surgery Opening Times
  • Open Monday to Friday: 8:30am – 6:30pm
  • Saturday: 8:00am – 11:00am (Pre-booked only)
Dispensary Opening Time
  • Monday to Friday: 8:35am – 6:30pm
Repeat Prescription Line Opening Time
  • Monday to Friday: 8:35am – 4:00pm

The Uppingham Surgery

Telephone Numbers
  • Appointments – 01572 823531
  • Repeat Prescriptions – 01572 820123
  • Barrowden Branch – 01572 747433
  • Ketton Branch – 01780 720203
Uppingham Opening Times
  • Monday – Thursday: 8:15am – 6:00pm
  • Friday: 8:15am – 5:00pm
Barrowden Opening Times
  • Monday: 08:30am – 11:30am (Nurse Lead), 3:00pm-5:00pm
  • Wednesday 3:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Thursday 8:30am – 11:30am (Nurse Lead)
  • Friday 8:30am – 11:30am
Ketton Opening Times
  • Monday: 8:30 – 11:30am
  • Tuesday: 3:00 – 5:00pm
  • Friday: 8:30 – 11:00 am (Nurse Lead)

Education

Pre-School

North Luffenham Pre-School is located at the The Community Centre and runs Monday to Friday from 9:00am – 12:00pm, call 01780 720184 or email office@northluffenham.rutland.sch.uk.

A Day Nursery is run at Keepers Cottage, Luffenham Road, Ketton 01780 721880.

Primary Education

The St Mary & St John CEVA Primary School is a Church of England Primary School and also a Community Centre which serves a number of villages.

The Headmaster can be contacted on 01780 720184 or via head@northluffenham.rutland.sch.uk.

The School provides extended school activities each day as follows:

  • Breakfast Club : 7.50am – 8.50am (charge – £4.00 per session)
  • After School Clubs : 3.30pm – 5.00pm (refreshments provided for all children from 3.30pm – 4.00pm. Charge – £4.50 per session)
  • Sandwich Club : 3.30pm – 5.00pm (refreshments as above – charge £4.50 per session)
  • Twilight Zone : 5.00pm – 6.00pm (charge – £4.00 per session)

Secondary Education

State secondary education is provided by Uppingham Community College, although there are also two other colleges Catmose College in Oakham and Rutland County College.

Post 16 education is provided by Rutland County College.

There are independent schools in Oakham, Stamford and Uppingham.

Public Transport

North Luffenham has a no. 12 bus service which runs every 2 hours between Uppingham & Stamford.  Please visit the Rutland County Council local bus services for more information on the routes and timetables.

Religion

The Parish Church of St John the Baptist is one of a group of 10 Churches which make up the Rutland Water Benefice in the Diocese of Peterborough.

All the services are published in a monthly Parish Magazine which is delivered to every house in the village.

The main Methodist church is at Barn Hill, Stamford. The Roman Catholic Church is St Joseph in Oakham.

Community Centre

The Community Centre is used by a number of groups during the week. The Community Centre can be hired for social events on application to the School Secretary on 01780 720184 or via office@northluffenham.rutland.sch.uk.

Government

Member of Parliament

The Parliamentary Constituency is “Rutland and Melton” and the MP is the Rt. Hon Alan DuncanConservative.

County Council

County Councillors for the Normanton Ward are:

  • Kenneth Bool (Conservative)
  • Gale Waller (Liberal Democrat)

Rutland County Council offices are at Catmose, Oakham – 01572 722577
(website: www.rutland.gov.uk )

Shopping

Edith Weston village shop and Post Office

Located at the end of Jubilee Close, off Church Lane in Edith Weston.

Providing convenience foods, freshly baked bread, newspapers, fresh flowers, etc…

Opening times:
Monday to Friday: 7:15am – 6pm
Saturday: 8am – 6pm
Sunday: 0830 am – 12.30pm

Tel: 01780 722164