Nov 162017

ST.BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH: At the local church on Sunday 19th November, “Holy Communion” will take place.

The service starts at the usual time of 9:30am and everyone is welcome.

NEW FITNESS CLASS: A new fitness class in Sutton Village Hall is starting on Thursday 16th November from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Interested? Then just turn up on the night to find out more!

You could lose a few lbs before the Christmas festivities begin proper.

EXTRAORDINARY MEETING: The Parish Council have circulated the village with details of an extraordinary meeting taking place in the Village Hall on Friday 17th November at 7:00pm.

The agenda is as follows:

  1. Acceptance of Apologies
  2. Meeting with Daniel Walker
  3. Public Participation
  4. Next Meeting

BACK AGAIN: Vintage Teas are back again at the Village Hall. On Saturday 18th November, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm you are invited to call in at the hall and join your peers for afternoon tea!

A selection of teas will be available and hopefully some home-made cakes to tempt your palate. A curio corner will operate at this session, probably consisting of cards and candles, chance to get yours before the Xmas rush (if there is one). Your support will be appreciated.

Full details available from organiser Judi Walters on (01777) 700 117.

SUTTON ART GROUP: The Art Group meet every Friday morning in the Village Hall. Further details of the group and any vacancies available from Joan Reiter on (01777) 702 137.

Villagers and friends are invited to join members of the public as the local group stage their 20th Anniversary Art group Exhibition on Saturday 25th November 2017. The event commences at 11:00am until 3:30pm at Sutton Village Hall and with free admission and free parking. Must be worth a visit.

Many of the works on display may be for sale on the day.

PARISH COUNCIL: Some information from the Parish Council:

  1. In response to a request from Daniel Walker to meet with the Parish Council, an extraordinary meeting has been organised for the 17th November in the Village Hall starting at 7:00pm. Daniel Walker is representing Walkers Haulage who have recently purchased the paddock to the rear of Station Road and Sutton Lane with the intention of residential development. The public are allowed to attend.
  2. There will be no ordinary Parish Council meeting in December. The next ordinary Parish Council meeting is on the 10th January 2018 at 7:00pm in the Village Hall. However if you feel there is something urgent that needs to be brought to the attention of the Parish Council then please contact the Clerk on

GATE INN: The local hostelry has circulated its programme of festive activities and beyond, around the village. Full details are available on their website:

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 Lucy Campion – Mobile: 07525 989 445

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.