Dec 192019

ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH: The Holy Family continue their journey to Bethlehem. This week they have been given hospitality at the Gate Inn, Sutton, and then with people in the Parish, moving each day. They will eventually arrive at St. Bartholomew’s Church on Sunday 22nd December at 9:15am. and will be welcomed to a special service called Los Posadas. (shelter for the holy family), ready for their final resting place in the stable on Christmas the Crib service. Mulled Wine Mince Pies will be available and everybody is welcome.

The service on Sunday 22nd December, and the Christmas events are as follows:

  • Sunday 22nd December: “Shelter for the Holy Family”
  • Tuesday 24th December: “Crib Service” at 6:15pm
  • Wednesday 25th December: “Holy Communion” will take place at the usual time of 9:15am

Please come along to any or all of the above services and bring the children! Everybody welcome.

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

GARDENING CLUB: After a very exciting and successful year, with a great selection of speakers, mainly due to the efforts of the Chair person and committee, the Sutton and Barnby Moor Club will hold their next meeting early in January, when a new programme will be available for members perusal.

For further details about the club and its activities please contact Jenny Bailey on (01777) 708 155. New members and visitors are always welcome.

PARISH COUNCIL: The next council meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday 8th January 2020 and you are invited to attend.

SUTTON APRIL CLUB: The April club continue to meet every two weeks in the village and full details are available from Group Leader and organizer Carole Head on (01777) 705 077.

CHURCH SERVICE: The service on Sunday 15th December, the third Sunday in Advent, was a service of Lessons and Carols. The officiant on this occasion was Lay Reader Joan Herrington.

PARISH COUNCIL MEETING: The meeting of the Parish Council took place on Wednesday 4th December in the Village Hall, a week earlier than usual in order to avoid prior engagements in run the up to the Christmas, and the following items came under discussion:

  • Flooding possibilities in the village
  • Planning
  • Church clock and repair of same
  • … plus a few more local issues that were voiced on the night

The next council meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday 8th January 2020 and you 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 9433 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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