May 162019

PARISH COUNCIL: The next meeting of Sutton Parish Council will take place tonight, Thursday 16th May, in the Village Hall at the usual time of 7:00pm. You are invited to join them. Please note change of day on this occasion.

ST BARTHOLOMEWS’ CHURCH: The service on Sunday 19th May (5th Sunday of Easter) is a Family Service. Please come along and bring the family. The service starts at the usual time of 9:15am and everyone is welcome. Refreshments are served after each service.

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

MOBILE LIBRARY VAN: The library van will visit the village on Monday 20th May 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

SUTTON WARD: Your District Councillor for Sutton Ward, Rob Boeuf, can be contacted at any reasonable time on (01777) 700 204.

SUTTON MEADOWS: The Grand Opening of Sutton Meadow will take place at 11:00am on Sunday 16th June 2019. The village will be having a Summer Fair with stalls, all from the village, from 11:00am to 4:00pm.

BETWEEN YOU AND ME: Sutton Village Hall is the place to be on Friday 21st June at 7:30pm. UK touring presents, poet, broadcaster and comedian Ian McMillan who is appearing with musician Luke Carver Goss in a hilarious night of words, song and breath-taking comedy entitled Between You and Me!

Tickets priced at £12.50 are available from, or phone (01777) 869 870. This is a unique opportunity for Sutton – don’t miss a fantastic evening.

MEET THE NEIGHBOURS: The Neighbours group met on Wednesday 15th May in the Village Hall at the usual time of 1:00pm. A report will follow when to hand. Details of the group and its activities are available from organizer Joan Reiter on (01777) 818 492.

PARISH LUNCHES: The Parish Lunch took place on Tuesday 14th May as scheduled at the Gate Inn at the usual starting time of 12:00noon. This was yet another chance for diners to meet with their peers and enjoy excellent cuisine, whilst supporting the local church. Details of the lunches, which occur approximately every six weeks, are available from Church Warden Janet Webb on (01777) 818 682 or Lay reader Joan Herrington on (01302) 742562 or please just call in to the venue on the date announced. A warm welcome waits.

CHURCH SERVICE: : Last Sunday at the local church a “Sung Eucharist” took place with the Reverend Cora Yarrien officiating. Readings were carried out by Fiona Pagdin, the Gospel was read by Joan Herrington. Intercession: Dylan Boddy: Organist: Geof Webb.

GARDENING CLUB: Sutton and Barnby Moor gardening club met as arranged on Tuesday 7th May in Barnby Moor village hall at the usual time of 7:15pm.  The speaker on this occasion was Linda Heywood who addressed the members on the growing of Echiums! Linda and Ray Heywood are RHS medal holders and have an award winning National Collection of Echiums displayed in a unique setting within the old Walled Garden at Thoresby Park Nr Ollerton Nottinghamshire. The star of the displays is the giant tree Echium, Echium Pininana, a wow factor plant growing to over 15 feet tall and endemic to the holiday island of Tenerife and loving the sandy soil borders in Thoresby. A very interesting and informative talk enjoyed by those present accompanied by a display of plants for sale on the night.

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

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 07770 847 086, or office number: (0115) 804 3177.

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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