Sep 272018

ST.BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH: On Sunday 30th September at the local church the service will be “Congregation Favourites”. Please come along and join in.

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

NEW BEAT MANAGER: Will residents please note that a new Beat Manager has been appointed to the area and replaces the former incumbent PC 3258 Jason Fellowes who moves on to pastures new.

PC Gareth Mitchell (PC3467) is the new Beat Manager for East Bassetlaw Rural Safer Neighbourhoods and can be contacted by mobile 07976 173 926 or by email: The new beat manager will be supported by our regular PCSO Lucy Campion who has now become a familiar face in the area. Please say hello to the new officer and welcome him to the village.

SUTTON GARDENING CLUB: The next meeting of the Gardening Club will take place on Tuesday 2nd October at 7:15pm in Barnby Moor Village Hall. The speaker on this occasion will be Patrick Harding who will address the members on The Medicinal Use of Plants.

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

GARDENING CLUB UPDATE: After a very successful club outing to a local garden centre, the group have launched details of a grand Christmas Raffle. It may be early but with the great prizes on offer it is certain to attract a lot of attention! Among the many prizes listed are:

  • A Helicopter Flight for two people
  • Afternoon Tea at the Imperial Tearooms Retford
  • Kettlewells Coaches voucher
  • Meat Voucher from Sutton Galloways
  • Voucher from Fifth Avenue (Retford)
  • other sponsors are Ye Olde Bell (Barnby Moor)
  • Bacons Butchers(Retford)
  • Torworth Grange
  • … and many more businesses and individuals pleased to sponsor the club.

Tickets are now available from the committee or any garden club member. The draw is scheduled to take place Saturday 8th December 2018 with all proceeds from the event going to Sutton Gardening Club. Further details available from promoter Mrs J D Kenney on (01777) 709 402.

MEET THE NEIGHBOURS: The neighbours group met in the Village Hall on Wednesday 12th September at the usual time of 1:15pm to join their peers in a communal lunch. A group of 40 diners attended the event and were treated to an excellent meal of Cottage Pie and seasonal vegetables cooked by local chef Nigel Bower. This was followed by a fruit crumble and lashings of custard. Tea and coffee was served as diners tried their hand at a short quiz. The usual raffle then took place with loads of prizes on offer on the day. People left the event feeling happy after being generously fed and watered.

Another event next month, look out for details. For further details of the neighbours group, or to book a meal please contact organiser Joan Reiter on 01777 818 492. Please note Joan’s new landline number !!

SUTTON ART GROUP: Details of the Art group and its activities are available from Joan Reiter on 07990 702 445 or (01777) 818 492.


YOUTH CLUB: The Youth Club continues to meet on a Tuesday night from 7:30 to 8:30 in the Village Hall and new members are welcome.

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 Sutton Village Hall 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.

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 3467 Gareth Mitchell  – Mobile: 07976 173 926, email:

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.