Jan 162020

ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH: The service on Sunday 19th January 2020 is a “Family Service”, so please come along and bring the family. The service starts at the usual time of 9:15am and once 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.

PARISH COUNCIL VACANCY: Please note that a vacancy exists on the Parish Council and interested parties are  invited to contact the clerk to the council to discuss requirements. If this is a role you may be interested in, then please send a brief resume by email to the clerk@suttoncumlound .net on what you feel you could bring to the Parish Council. Alternatively if you would like to find out more about what the role entails then, using the same email address, send a contact number to the Clerk who will arrange to call you back for a chat. You can see more about the Parish Council on the village website.

The closing date for applications is Friday the 31st January 2020.

PARISH LUNCHES: The Parish Lunches appear to be a popular event and will continue to run for the foreseeable future. The next luncheon date is scheduled to take place on Tuesday 21st January 2020 at the Gate Inn at the usual time of 12:00noon. The event is a week later this month due to the staff at the local hostelry taking a well deserved break after a very busy festive period. You are invited to join us for 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.

NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH: The next committee meeting of the local association is scheduled to take place on Wednesday 29th January 2020 at the usual time of 2:30pm.

SUTTON AND BARNBY MOOR W.I.: When the ladies met on Wednesday 15th January 2020 in Sutton Village Hall at the usual time of 7:15pm, they were about to  find out all about “Life in a Boatyard”, a talk and slide show by Adrian Abbott. For further details about the W I please contact Secretary Fiona Padgin on (01777) 703 532.

CHURCH SERVICE: The service at the local church on Sunday 12th January 2020, the first Sunday of Epiphany, was a “Sung Eucharist” and was conducted by the local vicar Reverend Cora Yarrien, with a group of approximately 30 present. After a warm welcome and opening hymn the congregation were invited to come forward if they wished to renew their vows of Baptism. The majority of those present were please to do so, without persuasion. Readings on the day were performed by Lynne Tweed, Monica Hockenhull. Intercessions: Dylan Boddy. Organist: Geof Webb. The Holy Communion service then followed. On completion of the service the gathering were invite to remain for refreshments and socialise with their peers.

NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN REVIEW: The drop in session went ahead as planned between 6pm – 8pm on Friday 10th January 2020 with a representative from BDC on hand to discuss and advise as necessary any upgrade or update needed to keep the plan in vogue.

PARISH COUNCIL MEETING: The meeting of the Parish Council took place on Wednesday 8th January 2020 as scheduled with an almost a full complement of councillors present, one apology offered and one vacancy remaining. District Councillor Rob Boeuf and County Councillor Tracey Taylor were on hand for advice and guidance if required and the proceedings were monitored and recorded by Clerk to the council Nigel Johnson.

In the public participation section, a question from the floor arose regarding a village circular which appeared to cause some consternation in the village. This was produced and circulated due to limited time scale and a explanation would be given at the meeting scheduled for Friday evenings drop in session.

An update from Cllr Tracey Taylor covered a review of previous matters including Highways and drains. District Cllr Rob Boeuf update included flood prevention measures, planning and recent culvert checks in the village some of these matters in conjunction with Cllr Taylor.

Other matters discussed included: TPO’s which the clerk will make enquiries regarding same.

Next meeting of the council is scheduled for Wednesday 12th February at the usual starting time of 7:00pm.

GARDENING CLUB:The Sutton and Barnby Moor Club held their first meeting of the New Year on 7th January 2020 in Barnby Moor village hall when Dominic Schard from Muddy Fork was the guest speaker. The speaker explained the setting up and the functions of the scheme and the help it offers those who attend. He then instructed those wishing to participate the art of cane or basket ware type of weaving which eventually ended up as a decorative item for the benefit of birds in your gardens. Many produced (some with help) to a reasonable standard for the first attempt by those taking part. Another very informative evening organized by the club with the members in mind. For further details about the club and its activities please contact Jenny Bailey on (01777) 708 155. New members and visitors are always welcome.

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.

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: gardeningclub@suttoncumlound.net

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: rob.boeuf.cllr@suttonward.uk

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 clerk@suttoncumlound.net 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: garethmitchell@nottinghamshire.pnn.police.uk

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 (01777) 854 392.

The Village Hall web site is available at www.suttonvillagehall.net or email: bookings@suttonvillagehall.net.

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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