Feb 272020

ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH: On Sunday 1st March (First Sunday in Lent) the service will be “Songs of Praise” and will commence at the usual time of 9:15am 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.

GARDENING CLUB: The next meeting of the Sutton and Barnby Moor Gardening Club will be held on Tuesday March 3rd. This will be the Club’s AGM commencing at 7:15pm at Barnby Moor village hall. Following the AGM there will be wine, soft drinks and nibbles and an opportunity to purchase garden paraphernalia and plants donated. For details about the club and its activities please contact Jenny Bailey on (01777) 708 155. New members and visitors are always welcome.

CHURCH SERVICE: On Sunday 23rd February 2020, Sunday before lent a service of  “Worship for All” took place at the local church. The service started at 9:15am and in the absence of the vicar and Lay Reader Joan Herrington the proceedings were conducted by Worship Leader Janet Webb. Musical accompaniment was again provided by a trusty CD player as local organist Geof Webb was unable to attend due to illness. The congregation wished him a speedy recovery! After a warm welcome and the opening hymn, a gospel reading took place: Matthew 17.  1<>9 and was narrated by Shirley Stokes! Prayers were led  by Janet Webb and a selection of hymns were sung during the service. As the service was brought to a close worshippers were invited to remain for refreshments, served by members of the congregation (who are on duty every Sunday).

On Wednesday 26th February, “Ash Wednesday” a service took place at 1:00pm. “Imposition of the Ashes”, Ash Wednesday is a Christian holy day of prayer and fasting. It is preceded by Shrove Tuesday and falls on the first day of Lent, the six weeks of penitence before Easter.

SUTTON AND BARNBY MOOR W.I.: When the ladies of the Sutton and Barnby Moor W.I. met on Wednesday 19th February it was classed as a “Games Night”. This is the event when the ladies vie with each other to see who will be best all rounder at the end of the night. Games included: Whist, Uno, Rummmikub  to name but a few! Then, of course, the usual raffle took place for fabulous prizes!

MEET THE NEIGHBOURS: A group of almost 50 people turned up for the monthly Meet the Neighbours group on Wednesday 19th February. After greeting each other and settling in diners were soon tucking in to a meal (describe by locals as Excellent Cuisine) provide by local Chef and Caterer Nigel Bower. Front of house organiser Brian Seddons gave out latest village news and notices and after an excellent meal and during the coffee / tea break drawmaster Fred Payne conducted the usual raffle that takes place, with a plethora of prizes on offer this week, all donated and ready to be won. On completion of the meal Fred Payne asked for a vote of thanks for the chef and all the helpers who volunteer at each session. Well done to all concerned! Previous organiser Joan Reiter was able to join diners on this occasion and see the proceedings from the other side of the camera.

QUIZ NIGHT: If you are a Brain of Britain, Knowledge Lump, a Mastermind, or just a well-informed person, you are more than welcome to come along and try to out-wit the regulars on our village 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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