Sep 122019

ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH: The service on Sunday 15th September is a “Family Service” commencing at the usual time of 9:15am. Please come along and bring the family – 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.

FRIENDS OF DANESHILL LAKES: The Friends of Daneshill Lakes have organized some special events to entice visitors to learn even more about the Reserves wildlife.

Bat Evening – Friday 13th September, 7:00pm to 9:30 pm: Discover and learn about these amazing flying mammals of the night with our bat expert Michael Walker of the Notts Wildlife Trust. Bat detectors will be available to share but bring your own torch. Meet in the main car park at Daneshill Lakes at 7:00 pm.

MEET THE NEIGHBOURS: The next meeting of the ‘Neighbours Group ‘is on Wednesday 18th September when diners can enjoy Steak & Ale pie, Sauté potatoes, peas, sweet corn, and carrots, followed by Lemon Mousse and shortbread biscuits for only £7.00 per person.

Please contact organizer Joan Reiter on (01777) 818 492 to secure your place, or email After the meal diners are invited to remain for the now customary raffle and test their knowledge should a simple quiz take place. Be prepared!

SUTTON AND BARNBY MOOR W.I.: When the ladies next meet on Wednesday 18th September in Sutton Village Hall at the usual time of 7:15pm they can listen to a presentation on Travels to North Carolina by speaker Kevin Lennox. You are welcome to join them! Members old and new always welcome!

PARISH LUNCHES: Please note that the Parish Lunch for September took place on Tuesday 10th September at the Gate Inn at 12:00noon. This was a week earlier than advertised but changed to avoid clashing with other events in the village. 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.

CHURCH SERVICE: On Sunday 8th September, “Holy Communion” took place at the local church commencing at the usual time of 9:15am. The Service was conducted by the local vicar Revd Cora Yarrien. A Reasonable turnout on this occasion despite many attendees being away on holiday. Following the service worshippers were invited to remain for refreshments.

GARDENING CLUB The group met on Tuesday 3rd September at Barnby Moor Village Hall, Kennel Drive at 7:15pm when Annette Mackenzie from the Hawk and Owl trust made a return visit bringing her live owl Eric with her to meet the group Annette bought her live owl Eric with her, Eric was a Little Owl and quite a character. The talk on the world of owls, was very interesting, and made us aware how the numbers of owls are falling due to the decline of their habitat. October’s meeting will be taken by Patrick Harding. The subject will be stories about wild and garden plants. Another date for your diary – don’t miss it! New members are always welcome, please contact Jenny Bailey (01777) 708 155 for further information.

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. Following the quiz “Play your cards right” – Cash Prize! Can you beat the local teams? Come along and try. 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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