Aug 242017

ST.BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH: “Songs of Praise” will take place at the local church on Sunday 27th August.

The service starts at 9:30am and everyone is welcome.

PLANNING APPLICATIONS: Planning applications for two crematoria close to Barnby Moor have been granted.

LOCAL MINERAL PLAN: NCC have put on hold planning for two quarries in Barnby Moor.

NETWORK RAIL: Network Rail advise of improvement work between Torworth level crossing and Botany Bay crossing, which includes Sutton and Barnby Moor crossing on Station Road. Work will commence on Saturday 19th August from 23:45 to 08:25 on Sunday 20th August 2017.

The work will involve the removal of old rails that are currently located near the running lines as these rails are potential risk to an operational railway. These are being removed in order to maintain a safe and reliable railway. The work will include the use of hand tools, lighting and generators. The main work will require the use of on-track machine, which will generate some noise. The equipment used means some disturbance is unavoidable but every effort will be made to minimise any unnecessary noise. Network Rail apologise for any inconvenience caused by these essential workings, which will continue over the next few weekends. Dates and times to be advised.

SUTTON SPEED WATCH: Observant motorists or unlucky in some cases will have noticed the local Speed Watch Team out and about in recent days. The volunteers are making a huge impact in the village with regards to speeding vehicles and helping to keep villagers safe with their efforts. Please support them by slowing down and keeping within the speed limits when passing through the village. Thank you.

BARNBY MOOR PARISH COUNCIL OFFER DATES FOR YOUR DIARY: The Annual Village Cricket Match is scheduled to take place on Sunday 3rd September 2017 from 3:30pm onwards. The event will take place on the village playing field (at the end of Kennel Drive/the drive leading to the village hall). The White Horse vs The Olde Bell.

You are invited to come along, bring a picnic and support your favourite team.

On Saturday 9th September 2017 the village will hold its first annual Barnby Moor Sausage Festival and BBQ. An evening with Mr Dennis Elliot, from Sausage Solutions – Senior UK technical Judge and recent ‘Best product in show ‘at Bakewell Show earlier this month. Dennis will be demonstrating sausage making and BBQing. Bring your own drinks and nibbles and enjoy a social evening with a difference. Tickets are £5.00 per person from Ann Fraser on (01777) 705 906.

KEEP FIT CLASSES: Keep fit classes continue in the Village Hall every Saturday morning between 9:00am and 9:45am.   Come along and join them, you may lose a few pounds.

KEEP FIT CLASSES: Keep fit classes continue in the Village Hall every Saturday morning between 9:00am and 9:45am.   Come along and join them, you may lose a few pounds.

GATE INN COFFEE MORNING: Coffee Morning at the Gate Inn is on Thursdays, from 9:00am until 12:00noon. Coffee and cake £3.50. Refills available. Further details available from the Gate inn on (01777) 709 408.

COMPUTER CLUB: Computer sessions continue at the Village Hall on Mondays from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at a cost of £5.00 person. Reserve a place by emailing: or call (01777) 707 153 or 07929 352 753.


MEET THE NEIGHBOURS: The group continue to meet at the Gate Inn on the second Wednesday of each month for a communal lunch. Further details about the group and its activities are available from group leader Joan Reiter on (01777) 702 137.

SUTTON APRIL CLUB: The April club continue to meet every two weeks in the village and full details are available from Group Leader and organiser Carole Head on (01777) 705 077.

GARDENING CLUB: Details relating to the club and its activities available from Elaine Hauser on (01777) 705 274 or mobile 07969 254 920 or email:

New members always welcome.

NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH ASSOCIATION: Residents requiring help or advice can source this through the usual channels.

Sutton’s Neighbourhood Watch Association has 247 residences on its books, which considering that the village only has a total of 319 properties is quite an achievement. If you would like to join please contact Chairman Frank Bradley on 01777 705 060 or email

Remember, it’s free to join and you may be eligible for a discount when renewing your home insurance.

SUTTON ART GROUP: The group meet every Friday morning in the Village Hall and will continue throughout the season. Further details of the group and their activities are available from either:



SUTTON AND BARNBY MOOR WI: Sutton and Barnby Moor W.I. meet on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at Sutton Village Hall at 7:15pm. Members old and new always welcome.

COUNTY COUNCILLOR: If you have any issues or concerns then your County Councillor Mrs Tracey Taylor can be contacted at any reasonable time on (01777) 816 781 or mobile 07771 629 380.

DISTRICT COUNCILLOR: Tracey Taylor, District Councillor for Sutton Ward can be contacted at any reasonable time on 01777 816 781 or mobile 07771 629 380.

PARISH COUNCIL: The Parish Council normally meet on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm in the Village Hall. There is a public participation period and all residents are welcome to attend. For further information please contact the Clerk at or call the Sutton Central number: 07092 985 871.

POLICE: The local Beat Team for the BERL beat ( Bassetlaw East Ranskill / Lound) are as follows:

PC 3258 Jason Fellows  – Telephone: 101 ext. 8077 364, Mobile: 07525 226 893

For help and advice in the first instance please contact:

PCSO Claire Walker – Mobile: 07525 226 626

VILLAGE HALL BOOKINGS: Enquiries with regard to the booking of the Village Hall should be made by contacting 07092 985 831. Anyone making enquiries please note that the number is not manned on a permanent basis, but calls are re-routed to one of three points for their attention and will be dealt with as soon as possible. Please be patient and your enquiry will be dealt with. Thanks for your cooperation.

The Village Hall web site is available at or email:

POSTAL SERVICES: The Post office operates in the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Wednesdays of each week.

Opening times are as follows:

  • Tuesdays from 11:30am to  2:00pm
  • Wednesdays from: 9:00am to 12:00 noon

The local office can supply residents with: Pensions, Foreign Currency, Travel Insurance, Car insurance, investments and Savings.