Jun 132019

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. Please note that, due to recent inclement weather and poor forecasts to follow, it has been decided that the grand opening will now take place in the Village Hall. Please come along and support the event, everybody welcome!

ST BARTHOLOMEWS’ CHURCH: Sunday 16th June is Trinity Sunday and a Family Service will take place. Please come along and bring the family! Everybody is welcome. 9:15amwelcome; 9:30am Act of Worship.

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

PARISH LUNCHES: The date for the next Parish Lunch at the Gate Inn in June has now been confirmed. The date planned is tomorrow, Friday 14th June at the usual time of 12:00noon. NB: a small contribution is made to the current building fund after each lunch session.

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) 742 562 or please just call in to the venue on the date announced.

LITTER PICK: A date for the litter pick or Spring Clean as it is now called has been arranged and is scheduled to take place on Saturday 15th June. Volunteers are requested to meet at the Village Hall at 10:00am where appropriate safety items will be available; i.e. Hi-Vis vests, gloves, litter pickers and refuse sacks will be issued. Villagers and friends are invited to come along and do your bit, supporting a good cause!

SUTTON ART GROUP: The Art group will be having a stall at the formal opening of the village meadow scheduled for Sunday 16th June, when art with a village theme will be on show. The club have had a couple of excellent workshops recently which resulted in some extraordinary works produced to a very high standard. Reflections with Elaine Nash and Brusho Techniques with Helen.

See the group website for further details: https://suttonartgroup.wordpress.com/blog/

Further details of the group and its activities are available from group leader Joan Reiter on (01777) 818 492.

CHURCH MATTERS: Please be aware that the church is planning to hold a tombola stall on the opening day of the Summer Meadow on Sunday 16th June. Prizes are being sought for the event and help is required on the day. Your contributions will be gratefully received. The proceeds from the stall will go to the toilet and kitchen fund. Any donations of prizes to Joan Herrington, Janet Webb or any PCC member.

It is hoped that the drawings of the kitchen and toilet will be available for viewing on that day! The church will be open for refreshments during the event.

MOBILE LIBRARY VAN: The library van will visit the village on Monday 17th June 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

MEET THE NEIGHBOURS: The next meeting of the group is scheduled for Wednesday 19th June at the usual time of 1:00pm in the Village Hall. Details of the group and its activities are available from organizer Joan Reiter on (01777) 818 492.

SUTTON AND BARNBY MOOR W.I.: When the ladies of the Sutton and Barnby Moor Women’s Institute meet this month, Wednesday 19th June, they can look forward to an interesting talk on Positivity and Mindsets from speaker Jill Cowley. A plant stall will be operating during the evening.

Same venue: Sutton Village Hall. Same time: 7:15pm. Visitors old and new always welcome.

SUTTON PARISH COUNCIL: The council met on Wednesday 12th June in the Village Hall at the usual time of 7:00pm. A report will follow when to hand.

CHURCH SERVICE: On Sunday 9th June the service at the local church was a Pentecost Holy Communion service and was held at the usual time of 9:15am. The celebrant on this occasion was the local vicar, the Rev.d Cora Yarrien.

GARDENING CLUB: Sutton and Barnby Moor gardening club held their meeting on Tuesday 4th June at Barnby Moor village hall at 7:15pm. The speaker on this occasion was Shirley Roberts who addressed the members on the “History of the walled garden in Clumber Park”. 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 local association held their monthly meeting in the Village Hall on Wednesday 29th May at 7:00pm with members of the public and committee members present. This was the groups’ AGM and a general update was given on matters various which involved Neighbourhood Watch during the last 12 months.

The Chair of the local association, Marilyn Boeuf, opened the meeting, welcoming everyone to the event and proceeded to present the chairs annual report, which was concise and very informative and was accepted by those present. Treasurer’s report was given by Gail Bradley and showed that spending was kept to a minimum from last year to this. Books and balance sheets were left available for public scrutiny during the meeting.

In agenda items the election of a new committee was required (with the present committee now stood down) the chair asked for volunteers from the floor, but with none forthcoming, the former committee agreed to stand again for another 12 months and were elected en-bloc. The only change to the line-up was the decision of long standing member Carol Dexter to stand down after 10years of loyal service, due to personal reasons and other commitments. The chair and committee thanked Carol for her input over the years and wished her well for the future.

A general discussion took place with suggestions put forward for retaining the set up or improving it in the future. On the closure of the meeting refreshments were served. District Councilor Rob Boeuf was in attendance at this event.

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: gardeningclub@suttoncumlound.net

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.

DISTRICT COUNCILLOR FOR SUTTON WARD: Your District Councillor for Sutton Ward, Rob Boeuf, can be contacted at any reasonable time on (01777) 700 204, or via email: rob.boeuf.cllr@suttonward.uk

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 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 3467 Gareth Mitchell  – Mobile: 07976 173 926, email: garethmitchell@nottinghamshire.pnn.police.uk

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.

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