Mar 222019

ST BARTHOLOMEWS’ CHURCH: The next service at the church on Sunday 24th March (3rd Sunday in Lent) is “Worship for All” and commences at the later time of 4:00pm. Once again a warm welcome awaits you.

You can find more information about the church on the Sutton website here, and it also has its own facebook page here.

NOTTS POLICE: Did you witness burglaries in Sutton cum Lound? We’re appealing for witnesses following two burglaries in Station Road, Sutton cum Lound,on the evening of Monday 11th March, between 6:30pm and 8:30pm. The suspects smashed the patio door of a house but did not take anything. On the same day, at around 7:50pm, another house was targeted and the window was smashed. The suspects made off with several items of jewellery. If you were in the area and witnessed anything suspicious, please call 101 quoting incident number 828 of 11 March. We’re also keen to speak to any drivers who may have dashcam footage of the incidents.

ABOUT 101: 101 is the number to call when you need to contact Nottinghamshire Police and it’s less urgent than a 999 call. Calls cost 15p, no matter how long the call lasts.

MOBILE LIBRARY VAN: The library van will visit the village on Monday 25th March 2019 stopping at the usual places.

  1. Sutton Lane / North Road crossroads at 9:40am
  2. 22 Station Road at 10:00am
  3. 46 Station Road at 10:10am
  4. Town Street at 10:25am
  5. Portland Meadows at 10:45am
  6. Portland Place (garages) at 10:55am

NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH: The next meeting of the committee of the local neighbourhood watch group will take place on Wednesday 27th March at the usual time of 2:30pm.

GARDENING CLUB: When the gardening club next meet on Tuesday 2nd April at Barnby Moor village hall it will be the occasion of the groups AGM. Members and visitors are invited to join their peers for wine and nibbles on this occasion, as it is the AGM there will be no speaker on the night. Visitors or prospective new members are welcome, a small cover charge applies. Further information about the club and its activities available from Elaine Hauser on 07969 254 920. Members old and new always welcome.

MEET THE NEIGHBOURS: The meeting of the neighbours group took place on Wednesday 20th March at the usual time of 1:00pm in the Village Hall. A report will follow when to hand.

CHURCH SERVICE: Sunday 17th March, being the second Sunday of Lent and also St. Patricks Day, “A Family Service” took place at the local church. A warm welcome, as always awaited worshippers as they arrived for 9:15am. This was followed by the service proper, Act of Worship which commenced at 9:30am. The Officiant on the day was Lay Reader Joan Herrington. Gospel reading was performed by Fiona Pagdin. Intercession: Janet Webb; Organist Geof Webb. The gathering were invited as usual, to remain for refreshments after the service.

PARISH LUNCH: The Parish Lunch took place at the Gate Inn at 12:00noon on Friday 15th March 2019 as scheduled. Another good turnout as regulars and some new faces came along and shared in this meal which is also a fund raising event for the church building project. An excellent meal provided by mine host at the local venue, and thoroughly enjoyed by those present. The event was collated by the local vicar the Reverend Cora Yarrien, Lay Reader Joan Herrington and the local PCC. Another such event is planned for next month and details will be published when to hand.

SUTTON PARISH COUNCIL: The Parish Council met on Wednesday 13th March at the usual time of 7:00pm in Sutton Village Hall. 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 6:00pm to 7:00pm in the Village Hall (except for the first Tuesday in the month). New members are always welcome.

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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