District Councillor Surgeries
Apart from attending council meetings in the ward, your councillor has been busy surveying various situations arising in the area, reported by members of the community, and bringing them to the attention of the appropriate departments responsible.
Darrell has now arranged his list of surgeries for the ward, which will be held in the Village Hall, on the following Saturday mornings from 9:15am to 10:15am.:
- Saturday 1st July 2023
- Saturday 2nd September 2023
- Saturday 4th November 2023
- Saturday 6th January 2024
- Saturday 2nd March 2024
- Saturday 11th May 2024
Please call in and see your councillor if you require help or advice on any local matters.
The District Councillor for Sutton Ward Darrell Pulk can be contacted by email email@example.com or by Mobile 07778 792 320 at any reasonable time.
Meet the Neighbours
Meet the Neighbours will be taking place on Monday 3 July and then on Monday 17 July for the usual informal drop-in event from 1.00pm to 3.00pm.
This event has become a regular feature in our calendar on the first and third Monday of each month and is attracting a following of villagers and friends who to come to our welcoming space and enjoy a change of scenery and each other’s company whilst chatting with friends old and new enjoying a drink and a piece of cake, using the Wi-Fi if working from home, challenging yourself with our newly purchased games or taking a breather before the school run. No booking required – just come along and join in.
Sutton and Barnby Moor Gardening Club
When the club meets next, on Tuesday 4th July, it will be an outing to a local garden centre. A visit to Bolham Manor is planned for Tuesday 4th July 2023 with a 6:00pm start. It is located on Bolham lane, Retford DN22 9JG and just 15 mins out of Retford. Please let the organisers know if you will be attending the event to allow for catering numbers, as tea and cake will be available on the night at an additional charge.
Police are to hold a speed aware event in the village on Saturday 8th July in conjunction with the Parish Council and the local Speedwatch Team. The team will be doing a speed vigil for 8 hours at various locations around the village. Notts Police will be on hand to have a friendly word with anyone caught speeding. Notts Fire and Rescue will be attending with details of their Road Safety campaign. For further information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The library van will be visiting the village on Monday 10th July, stopping at all the usual places at all the usual times.
Sutton and Barnby Moor W.I.
Sutton and Barnby Moor Women’s Institute meets every third Wednesday of the month in Sutton Village Hall at 7:15pm during the summer and 2:15pm during the winter month.
At the last meeting on 21st June the ladies were invited to have a look at Georgian England Satire and Syllabub, a very informative talk, courtesy of Judith Hedley. On July 19th, the next meeting, a talk will be given on The Rufford Park Poachers. Members old and new always welcome.
The local information sheet, the Sutton spotlight, has been distributed to most dwellings over the last week. Once again full of valuable information including news and views from in and around the area. Funded by Sutton cum Lound Parish Council and produced and delivered by volunteers, the publication contains not only general information, but a few dates for your diary. Be sure to make a note.
St Bartholomew’s Church
As there is no permanent vicar at the local church, the number of services has been reduced to three services per month. The next service at St. Bartholomew’s is on Sunday 2nd July 2023 at the usual time of 9:30am. Holy Communion will take place with the Rev. Adrian Mason officiating.
The Post office operates in the Village Hall on Wednesdays from 10:00am to 12:30pm. Services offered include banking, Cash Deposits, Cash Withdrawals, Bill Payments plus lots more.
More About …
Your District Councillor for Sutton Ward is Darrell Pulk. Please see here for contact information.
Meet the Neighbours
The mobile library van normally visits the village on a monthly basis on Mondays.
Nottinghamshire County Councillor
Your Nottinghamshire County Councillor for Sutton is Tracey Taylor. Please see here for contact information.
The Post Office will operate in the Village Hall on Wednesdays from 10:00am to 12:30pm.
Please call in and support this much needed facility operating for the benefit of all.
St Bartholomew’s Church
Sutton Art Group
Sutton Parish Council
The Parish Council normally meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 7:00pm in the Village Hall, but please see the Village Hall calendar for confirmation.
The Sutton Spotlight is funded by Sutton cum Lound Parish Council and is produced and delivered by volunteers.
Want something publicising?
Don’t forget, if you have any event or item of interest for the village, just email it to email@example.com and our resident website monitor will do his best to accommodate you. All posts go out to our increasing list of email update subscribers as soon as they’re published.
We also have the Sutton Spotlight, which goes out to every house in the village on a quarterly (ish) basis. Space is sometimes limited, so try to get your entry in early.
We’re also lucky to have a village Journalist who collates news and updates for the Retford Times on a weekly basis. Get your copy in on Monday morning for the Thursday issue.
All our website updates are also sent down the village “X formerly Twitter” feed, @SuttonCumLound. So, follow us there for these and other items in and around our area.
The Parish Council has a Facebook presence for all things of a council nature. Contact the Clerk if you want anything on this feed.