Nov 282019

ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH: The service on Sunday 1st December is Advent Sunday and an Advent Carol service will take place at the usual time of 9:15am. Everybody 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 to be held on Tuesday 3rd December in Barnby Moor village hall. Further details about garden club and its activities please contact Jenny Bailey (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 next Parish Lunch (Christmas Lunch) will be held at the local hostelry on Tuesday 10th December at the usual time of 12:00noon.

CHURCH SERVICE: At the local church on Sunday 24th November the service was “Worship for all” the service was conducted on this occasion by Worship Leader Janet Webb. Readings from the gospel were performed by Fiona Pagdin. Intercession: Janet Webb. Organist: Geof Webb.

SUTTON AND BARNBY MOOR W.I.: The ladies met on Wednesday 20th November in Sutton Village Hall at the usual time of 7:15pm and a report will follow. For further details about the W.I. please contact Secretary Fiona Padgin on (01777) 703 532.

MEET THE NEIGHBOURS: A bigger turnout than usual when the Neighbours group met in the Village Hall on Wednesday 20th November at 1:00pm.   One again local chef and caterer Nigel Bower provided an excellent meal for the gathering. No quiz on this occasion but the usual raffle with free banter thrown in for good measure was conducted by draw master Fred Payne and the group after a very enjoyable meal socialized for the rest of the afternoon.

NOVEMBER PARISH LUNCH: The Parish Lunch for November took place on Tuesday 19th at the Gate Inn at 12:00noon. A group of 12 diners joined their peers for an excellent lunch in a tastefully decorated venue prepared to get everybody in the festive mood. The next Parish Lunch (Christmas Lunch) will be held at the local hostelry on Tuesday 10th December at the usual time of 12:00noon.

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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