Nov 022018

ST BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH: At St Bartholomew’s church on Sunday 4th November an “All Saint Day Service” will take place.

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

FRACKING UPDATE: The drilling rig will soon be arriving at the “Tinker Lane” well  site situated off the A634. The rig and equipment will be delivered by road through Blyth over two weeks. Drilling will then commence and last around 60 days (24 hrs per day). To find out more, check out the Tinker Lane Community Liaison Group Website.

SUTTON ART GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBITION: You are invited to attend the art groups annual exhibition on Sunday 4th November 2018 in Sutton Village Hall. Viewing from 11:00am until 3:30pm. Come along and have a look! You may not find a masterpiece but there will be something to suit all tastes, with many for sale on the day.

Free admission and free parking at the Village Hall, Town Street, Sutton cum Lound, DN22 8PT. Refreshments available on the day!

Details of the Art group and its activities are available from Joan Reiter on 07990 702445 or (01777) 818 492.

SUTTON GARDENING CLUB: When the club meets on Tuesday 6th November in Barnby Moor Village Hall at the usual time of 7:15pm, members will be given the facts from a sage gardener. This entails people, plants and methods used in Victorian Gardens! An event not to be missed, with members old and new always welcome. A small surcharge is made for visitors.

Tickets are selling well for the club’s forthcoming Christmas Draw which is scheduled to take place on Saturday 8th December, with major prizes to be won.

BARNBY MOOR FUNDRAISER: On Saturday 17th November, Barnby Moor village residents will be holding a coffee morning in the Village Hall from 11:00am until 1:00pm. The event is being held in support of the recent Tsunami where residents lost homes, businesses and most of all lives were lost! News bulletins showed people trying to escape with any possessions they could carry but with nowhere to escape to.

This a very worthwhile cause and your support would be appreciated. Admission is free, you only pay for your coffee; donations not compulsory but very welcome! Further detail available from organiser Ann Fraser on (01777) 705 906.

MEET THE NEIGHBOURS: The next MTN will be held on Wednesday 21st November at 1:15 in the Village Hall. There will be the usual fun quiz and raffle and Nigel will once again provide a delicious home cooked meal. Everyone is welcome to come along. If you are not already on the list, please ring Joan on (01777) 818 492.

COMMUNITY DOG WALK: Approaching the festive season, a community dog walk is being planned and will hopefully take place on Sunday 2nd December. Further details to follow.

NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH:  The committee of the local association met on Wednesday 31st October in the village at the usual time of 2:30pm. A report will follow.

QUIZ NIGHT: The quiz continues to take place in the Village Hall every Sunday night, £1.00 entry per person which is paid back as prize money! The bigger the crowd – the bigger the prize! New contestants always welcome. 8:00pm start and bar open.

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 continue to meet on a Tuesday night from 7:00 to 8:30 in the Village Hall (except for the first Tuesday in the month). New members are always 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.

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