Nov 072019

ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH: Please note that the service on Sunday 10th November is REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY and the service commences at the later time of 10:15am in order to observe the two minutes silence at 11:00am. You are invited to come along and give thanks, “as we remember them”.

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

LEVEL CROSSING NIGHT CLOSURES: Please be aware that nightly closures are planned for the Station Road Level Crossing, Sutton commencing on Sunday 3rd November to Thursday 7th November 2019. See here for details.

To coincide with these, there also will be nightly closures on the Sutton Lane crossing at Babworth. See here for details.

PARISH COUNCIL MEETING: The next meeting of the council will take place on Wednesday 13th November in the Village Hall at the usual time of 7:00pm. You are invited to join them.

GARDENING CLUB: The meeting of the gardening club took place on Tuesday 5th November in Barnby Moor village hall at the usual time of 7:15pm. On this occasion Corin Tomlinson addressed the group on the subject of growing and care of Bonsai. A report will follow when available. New members and visitors are always welcome, please contact Jenny Bailey (01777) 708 155 for further information.

CHURCH SERVICE: “A service for “All Saints Day” took place at the local church on Sunday 3rd November. The service commenced at the usual time of 9:15am and the officiant on this occasion was Worship Leader Janet Webb. First readings were by Monica Hockenhull. Readings from the Gospel:Luke 6   Verses 20 – 31 were performed by Rosemary Woodgate. Prayers were led by Janet Webb – Organist:Geof Webb.

NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH: The committee of the local association held their monthly meeting on Wednesday 30th October at the usual time of 2:30pm. Various items came under discussion on the day. A new Chief Inspector has been appointed to the area namely Liz Rogers, based at Newark and who we shall meet in due course. The present beat manager Jason Fellows will now share the beat area with PC Nathan Thomas and further information will follow when to hand. On Tuesday 12th November Police Commissioner Paddy Tipping will be holding an area meeting at Barnby Moor village hall at 7:00pm. Members of the public are invited to attend.

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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