Mar 312018

ST.BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH: On Sunday 1st April, being Easter Sunday, the appropriate service will take place at the local church.

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

NOW YOU SEE IT – NOW YOU DON’T: How many locals have noticed that the telephone box which stood on the green at the junction of Station Road and Town Street for many, many, years has been removed over the last two weeks. With mobiles ‘phones and other hi-tech devices at an all-time high the local kiosk got very little use and had apparently reached its sell-by date. Where will villagers shelter now as they wait to post letters in the box that is non-operational at present?

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 C C 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.

IDLE IMAGES: Formerly known as Sutton Snappers will meet in the Village Hall on Thursday 29th March at the usual time of 10:00am. Interested in photography? Then please come along and join them. Further information Email:

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.

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. It has been a very successful season for the group with a wide variety of speakers and topics, which members state they’ve thoroughly enjoyed.

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

GATE INN: There was a very entertaining quiz last Sunday night from Sonny that eventually saw Steve and Sarah pick up the £20 prize. Next week’s quiz changes to Saturday the 31st March to make way for the sell-out stand-up comedy night on the Sunday. The quiz will commence at 9:00pm and will be a music quiz with a game of bingo during the interval. The evening’s entertainment will conclude as usual with a game of play your cards right. Big cash prizes are on offer and everybody is welcome. Same venue – different day and time!! Please note the change … SATURDAY 31st MARCH AT 9:00pm!!


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.