Mar 222018

ST.BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH: At the local church on Sunday 25th March, “Songs of Praise” will take place.

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

YOUTH CLUB: A Youth Club now operates in the village from 7:30pm to 8:30pm every Tuesday night (except 1st Tuesday in month) and is held in the Village Hall. The event is run by Notts County Council Youth Workers and is open to anyone age 11 and above. The sessions will have a Tuck shop, drinks, and games sessions including Darts and Ping-Pong to name but a few. New members always welcome.

CAR BOOT AND TABLE TOP SALE: The next car boot and table-top sale will take place on Sunday 8th April at the Village Hall, from 10:00am until 1:00pm (sellers from 9:00am). Free public admission and parking, sellers £5.00 per pitch. Refreshments available on the day and a tombola stall will operate. Could be a bargain waiting for you? Further details available from organiser Judi Walters on 07970 052 055.

NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH: The next meeting of the committee of the local association will take place on Wednesday 28th March 2018 at the usual time of 2:30pm.

GATE INN: With freezing temperatures and snow on the ground the Gate Inn was still busy for the weekly Sunday quiz. The quizmaster was Andy who presented an entertaining quiz which was won by the Worksop Mob who picked up the £20 prize. Play your cards wasn’t won. Next Sundays quiz will start as usual at 8:00pm.    Everybody welcome.

IDLE IMAGES: Formerly known as Sutton Snappers met on Thursday 15th March in Sutton Village Hall at 10:00am as scheduled. Two members of the group, organiser Ron Beare and Rob Boeuf spent time beforehand assembling a makeshift studio complete with screens/tents/umbrellas and a selection of various types of lighting set ups. Two of the others present were encouraged to sit for a variety of poses to demonstrate the effects lighting can have on subject matter. The group will meet again in two weeks, when a different topic will be examined.

Anyone interested in photography is welcome to attend. For further information email:

GARDENING CLUB:   When the club meet on Tuesday 3rd of April it will be the occasion of their AGM. There will be no speaker on the night, but members present will be able to elect a new committee and discuss plans for the forthcoming season. Wine and nibbles will be available at the session and those attending can socialise with their peers.

Further information about the club and its activities available from Elaine Hauser on 07969 254 920. Members old and new always welcome!

VINTAGES TEAS: The Village Hall was a bit quieter than usual when the Vintage Tea session took place! This was mainly due to adverse weather conditions, which affected attendances, not only locally but nationally. Those who did brave the elements were more than satisfied with their choices of afternoon teas and appreciated the company for the afternoon, and the one or two new faces present.

Customers are reminded that It is essential for those requiring a full vintage tea to book by ringing Judi on 07970 052 055 to arrange same, this is to avoid disappointment as more and more people are wishing to attend this very popular event.

MEET THE NEIGHBOURS: The Neighbours group held their monthly meeting at the Gate Inn on Wednesday 14th March at the usual time of 1:00pm. Details of the group and its activities are available from Joan Reiter on 07990 702 445.

PARISH COUNCIL: The council met on Wednesday 14th March in the Village Hall at the usual time of 7:00pm  and the meeting was conducted swiftly and efficiently. Six councillors present on the night with two apologies due to work commitments and a resignation by one councillor due to relocation. Clerk to the council Nigel John was on hand to record the proceedings and advise where needed. Apologies were received on behalf of District/County Councillor Tracey Taylor.

A full agenda was progressed, with a large percentage of the meeting taken up by planning and any objections raised against same. A well planned, well organised meeting by councillors working on your behalf.


GATE INN: The local hostelry has published its programme of activities throughout the year. Full details are available on their website:

KEEP FIT CLASSES: Keep fit classes continue in the Village Hall every Thursday evening from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. All fitness levels welcome! Further details available on 07549 244 379.

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:

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.