Nov 212019

CAMERA ACTION: Severn Trent teams were in action on Station Road in the village late on Monday afternoon, when drainage problems were reported on the Northern side of the road. A team was deployed to investigate the problem and a camera unit was used to look for any blockages or obstructions. No blockages or obstructions were discovered but flow was slower than normal. Operatives were recommending a power flush to alleviate the situation.

ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH: The service on Sunday 24th November is the Sunday next before advent and a “Family Service”will take place at the usual time of 9:15am. Later on the same day, a Benefice Memorial Service will take place at 4:00pm and 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.

MOBILE LIBRARY VAN: Please note that the library van will visit the village on Monday 2nd December 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

GARDENING CLUB:. December will see members of the gardening club making a Christmas flower arrangement at their next meeting on Tuesday 3rd December. This will be followed later in the week by the annual Christmas meal. A further top of the range speaker sourced and organized by the gardening club committee, much appreciated by the membership and another very enjoyable evening. For details about garden club membership please contact Jenny Bailey on (01777) 708 155. New members and visitors are always welcome.

PARISH COUNCIL MEETING: Please note: the next meeting of the council will be a week earlier than usual (in order to avoid prior engagements in run the up to the Christmas)  and will now take place on Wednesday 4th December at the usual time of 7:00pm.

SUTTON WARD SURGERY: Your District Councillor Rob Boeuf will hold his next surgery at Barnby Moor village hall on Tuesday 10th December from 6:00pm.  Your councillor can be contacted at any reasonable time on (01777) 700 204 or via email:

PARISH LUNCHES: The Parish Lunch for November took place on Tuesday 19th at the Gate Inn at 12:00noon. A report will follow when to hand.

CHURCH SERVICE: A”Sung Eucharist” took place at the local church last Sunday 17th November at the usual time of 9:15am. The Celebrant on this occasion was the Reverend Richard Hanford. Epistle readings were carried out by Janet Webb, with Monica Hockenhull reading from the Gospel.    Intercessions: Dylan Boddy – Organist: Geof Webb.

PARISH COUNCIL MEETING: The meeting of the council took place on Wednesday 13th November in the Village Hall at the usual time of 7:00pm. The meeting started of in a sombre mood as councillors held a period of a minutes silence in memory of fellow councillor and colleague Robert (Bob) Holland who passed away recently.

Chair of the  council, Paula Graham welcomed councillors and members of the public to the meeting, which was attended by six councillors, apologies being received for those unable to attend. District Councillor Rob Boeuf and County Councillor Tracy Taylor were in attendance for help and advice if required? Clerk to the Council Nigel Johnson was on hand to note / record the event.

Tracey Taylor (BDC) gave council an update,  the LSI scheme had been deferred due to forthcoming General Elections, latest information on flooding and actions taken, worst hit villages in our area with homes and some schools affected.

Rob Boeuf’s update covered matters from District Council meetings and local interest.

Other matters under discussion included Planning, Neighbourhood Plan and Finance. It was reported that the children’s playground equipment was inspected on a weekly basis and inspected annually by Bassetlaw District Council. Dog Fouling seems to be on the increase on the play park area and the situation will be monitored with CCTV footage examined to identify irresponsible dog owners.

Please note: the next meeting of the council will be a week earlier than usual (in order to avoid prior engagements in run the up to the Christmas)  and will now take place on Wednesday 4th December at the usual time of 7:00pm.

POLICE COMMISIONER: On Tuesday 12th November Crime and Police Commissioner PaddyTipping, held a meeting at Barnby Moor village hall at 7:00pm. Unfortunately this meeting was to meet with councillors only, from within the local area and not open to members of the public on this occasion.

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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