Jan 232020

ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH: The service on Sunday 26th January is “Worship for All”. 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.

MOBILE LIBRARY VAN: Please note that the library van will visit the village on Monday 27th January 2020 stopping at the usual places:

  1. Sutton Lane / North Road crossroads @ 9:40am
  2. 22 Station Road @10:00am
  3. 46 Station Road @ 10:10am
  4. Town Street @ 10:25am
  5. Portland Meadows @ 10:45am
  6. Portland Place (garages) @ 10:55am

As Retford library is closed for refurbishment at present this could be an ideal time to make use of a facility brought almost to your doorstep. Give it a try!

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.

GARDENING CLUB: The Sutton and Barnby Moor Club will hold their next meeting on Tuesday 4th February at Barnby Moor village hall at 7:30pm. 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 MEETING: The next meeting of the council is scheduled for Wednesday 12th February at the usual starting time of 7:00pm. The chair and fellow councillors invite you to join them!

CHURCH SERVICE: The second Sunday in Epiphany, held at the local church on Sunday 19th January was a “Family Service” and was conducted by Lay Reader Joan Herrington. A warm welcome awaited worshippers as they arrived for the service, a somewhat smaller attendance than usual, with some regular members of the congregation away for reasons various and others suffering from seasonal bugs that appear to be doing the rounds. General notices were given out before the service itself commenced. These included a reminder about the Parish Lunch, scheduled to take place on Tuesday 21st January at the usual time of 12noon at the Gate Inn. As the service progressed, readings from John 1 -29 -42 were performed by Dylan Boddy. Intercessions: Janet Webb. Organist: Geof Webb.

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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