Sep 262019

ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH: Please note that there will be no service at Saint Bartholomew’s church on Sunday 29th September, but a Joint Benefice Service has been arranged at St. John’s Church, Scofton, which will be a Harvest Service with Holy Communion. Refreshments will be served in the village hall afterwards. This event will take place at the later time of 5:00pm.

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

GARDENING CLUB: A gentle reminder that when the gardening club meet on Tuesday 1st October in Barnby Moor village hall, Patrick Harding, well known author and broadcaster will address the members on the subject of A Plant Anthology (Stories of wild and garden plants). The event starts at the usual time of 7:15pm.

New members and visitors are always welcome, please contact Jenny Bailey (01777) 708 155 for further information.

DISCO NIGHT: 70’s & 80’s disco night at Sutton Village Hall on Saturday 5th October commencing 7:00pm. Come along and join in an evening of 7o’s & 80’s music, Fancy Dress optional! Only £6.00 per ticket! For tickets please email: or call 070 9298 5831.

PARISH LUNCH: The next Parish Lunch will be held at the Gate inn Sutton on Tuesday 8th October at 12:00noon. Please come along and enjoy 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. You will be made very welcome!

NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH: The committee of the local association held their monthly meeting in the village on Wednesday 25th September at the usual time of 2:30pm. A report will follow when to hand.

CHURCH SERVICE: On Sunday 22nd September the service at the local church was “Worship for All” which took place at the usual time of 9:15am. The service on this occasion was conducted by Worship Leader Janet Webb. Gospel readings, Luke 16, 1-13 by Fiona Pagdin, prayers by Janet Webb – organist Geof Webb.

MEET THE NEIGHBOURS: Another good turnout when the Neighbours group met in the village hall on Wednesday 18th September at 1:00pm when 40-plus friends and neighbours turned up to eat together and socialize afterwards. On completion of an excellent meal, provided once again by local chef and caterer Nigel Bower, those present were invited to try their hand at a quiz during the coffee break, once again with a lot of high scores around the room. The event concluded with the usual raffle with draw-master Fred Payne supervising and seeing fair play with loads of banter thrown in for good measure to compliment a good afternoon enjoyed by those present.

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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