Aug 082019

ST BARTHOLOMEWS’ CHURCH: The service on Sunday 11th August will be a “Sung Eucharist” commencing at the usual time of 9:15am and once again everyone is welcome.

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

NEIGHBOUTHOOD WATCH: The local Neighbourhood Watch scheme report the following:

Action Fraud Alert 1

Criminals Targeting People with Universal Credit Scam

Action Fraud has received 63 reports about a scam in which fraudsters target people with offers of “low cost” loans or “free” government grants. What the victims aren’t told is that the money they’ll receive is actually an advance payment for Universal Credit.

Action Fraud Alert 2

Fraudsters Targeting Social Media Influencers

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has received intelligence to suggest that fraudsters are contacting social media influencers, based in the UK and abroad, offering them the opportunity to market a bogus product, service or investment opportunity.

PARISH LUNCHES: Please note that the Parish Lunch for August will take place on Tuesday 13th at the Gate Inn at 12:00noon. You are invited to join us for good food and conversation. 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.

PARISH COUNCIL: Sutton Parish Council will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday 14th August at the usual time of 7:00pm at the Village Hall. The chair and councillors invite you to join them as they work on your behalf.

NOT OUT: The annual cricket match at Barnby Moor is not out at present but they will be out on the field on the big day. This popular event, the annual cricket match between the two local hostelries, the White Horse Public House and Ye Olde Bell Hotel will be held on Sunday the 18th August 2019 in Barnby Moor playing field starting  about 3:30pm. Your support will be gratefully appreciated so why not come along and cheer on your favourite side?

ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S DAY: The local church is planning an event for St. Bartholomew’s day 24th August. As it is the church’s Patronal Festival Day they are celebrating by opening the church during the day for refreshments, sharing a “Holy Communion” in the afternoon displaying the plans for the proposed new toilet and kitchen, having a raffle, serving afternoon teas. This special event is to aid the building fund and get the local community involved with the plans. Please tell all your friends about it and let church wardens Dylan Boddy or Janet Webb know if you can help in any way or have any suggestions.

GARDENING CLUB: The gardening club had an away day on Tuesday 6th August 2019, and a report will follow when to hand.

CHURCH SERVICE: On Sunday 4th August (seventh Sunday after Trinity) “Songs of Praise” took place at the local church. The service was led by Lay Reader Joan Herrington, commencing at the usual time of 9:15am. Gospel readings were carried out by Fiona Pagdin. Intercessions: Janet Webb – Organist: Geof Webb. After the welcoming and opening prayer various hymns and readings took place. The hymns on this occasion were jolly and light hearted and proved very popular with the congregation who appeared to be in good voice. Readings carried out during the service were performed by members of the congregation, including: Monica Hockenhull, Shirley Stokes, Janet Webb, and Rosie Woodgate. A really uplifting service according to those present. After the concluding prayer and blessing the congregation were invited  as always to stay for refreshments.

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.


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.

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:

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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