Apr 122018

ST.BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH: On Sunday 15th April “A Family Service” will take place at the local church. Please come along and bring the family.

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

VINTAGE TEAS: Doing anything on Saturday 21st April? Make a date in you diary, because it’s the Vintage Tea week-end, when once again the Vintage Tea rooms will be serving the usual high-class teas in finest bone china complete with a cake stand full of tempting sandwiches and delicious cakes to tempt the palate.

It is essential for those requiring a full vintage tea to book by ringing Judi on 07970 052 055 to arrange the same. This is to avoid disappointment as more and more people are wishing to attend.

Villagers and friends are invited to call in, if passing, to enjoy an afternoon cuppa and a nice piece of cake or treat yourself to the ever-popular cream teas and socialise for the afternoon with friends and neighbours. It’s the place to be for tea, cake and conversation. Don’t miss it.

IDLE IMAGES: The group did not have a meeting in the Village Hall last Thursday morning, but group leader Ron Beare had organised a visit to the bell tower at St. Bartholomew’s and keen photographer’s were allowed on to the tower roof, under the close supervision of Tower Captain Bryan Birkett to view the surrounding area and take pictures as required. A very interesting afternoon for the group with an excellent venue to add to the excitement of the afternoons outing.

If you are interested in photography then please come along and join them. Further information Email: ron@redi-image.com

CAR BOOT AND TABLE TOP SALE: The boot and table top sale went ahead as planned last Sunday. Not as many sellers as before but those who did arrived were keen to book further sessions. There were bargains to be had on the day, after some searching around, some buyers went home happy with their finds. The next car boot and table-top sale will take place on Sunday 6th May 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..   Further details available from organiser Judi Walters on 07970 052 055.

GARDENING CLUB:   When the club met on Tuesday 3rd of April it was the occasion of their AGM. There was no speaker on the night, but members present were able to elect a new committee and discuss plans for the forthcoming season. Refreshments were served during the session and those attending then socialised 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!

NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH: The committee of the local association met as scheduled on Wednesday 28th March 2018 at the usual time of 2:30pm. The agenda items were dealt with swiftly and accurately with no complications. There was no police presence on the day, so no crime or police report was available to members.   The group were unaware of any incidents in the village to date but were advised by the chair to remain vigilant.


GATE INN: The local hostelry has published its programme of activities throughout the year. Full details are available on their website: www.the-gate-inn.co.uk

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: Lesley.parks@hotmail.co.uk 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: gardeningclub@suttoncumlound.net

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 nwa@suttoncumlound.net

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 clerk@suttoncumlound.net 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 www.suttonvillagehall.net or email: bookings@suttonvillagehall.net.

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.