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Lunches for Locals

A quiet reminder that a group of new volunteers are re-launching Meet the Neighbours. The new group will be known as Lunches for Locals and the first get-together will be in the Village Hall on Thursday 21st March 2024 at 1:00pm. A licensed bar will be open from 12:45pm. The first menu on offer will be homemade chicken and leek pie with roast potatoes and locally produced vegetables, dessert will be lemon drizzle with cream. All this for only £10.00 per person.

Why not come along and meet friends old and new in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. For anyone new to the village, this is a great way to meet your neighbours and find out all that goes on in and around the village.

To book your place, either email lfl@suttonvillagehall.net or call (01777) 854 410 and leave your contact details on our answerphone.

A significant number of villagers and friends have already booked, and the event is gathering momentum.

Remember, numbers are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment!

Litter Pick

As part of Bassetlaw District Council’s Spring Clean 2024 event, the Parish Council are once again organising a Community Litter Pick to take place on Saturday 23rd March 2024 from 10:00am.

As in previous years all the necessary equipment, gloves, litter pickers, high visibility vests and rubbish bags, will be provided on the day.

Following the litter pick, Bassetlaw District Council will collect all the bagged rubbish and any other items that we may come across.

Anyone wishing to take part in this event can register their interest by calling (01777) 854 445 and leaving their name and contact details.

Everyone who joins in will receive complimentary refreshments in the Village Hall at the end of the event.

If you want to help make your local area a nicer place to live, then why not do your bit by joining in.

Pizza Night

Wallace & Dough brought their Wood Fired Pizza van to the Village Hall on Friday 8th March 2024from 5:15pm to 7:15pm as scheduled. They thank villagers for their support. Consensus of opinion in the village, good food, well worth the wait. Looking forward to next visit!

Gardening Club

The Gardening Club met as scheduled on Tuesday 5th March 2024. This was the groups’ A.G.M. and included a plant sale.   Refreshments and nibbles were also available on the night. Chairperson Jenny Bailey welcomed members and guests to the meeting!  Four prospective new members present on the night, making a total of 34 people in attendance, with apologies for those unable to attend the event due to outstanding commitments and seasonal ailments taking their toll. Reports were received from the Chair and Treasurer. All officers stood down and six of the seven committee members were re-elected en-bloc.; there were no volunteers on the night for the position of Programme Secretary and therefore there remains a vacancy on the committee. Frank Bradley was thanked for his role in keeping media outlets up to date with the club’s activities and has volunteered to continue in this role, which is very much appreciated. During a period of socialisation, a consensus of opinions indicated that the success of the club and the increase in membership is due wholly to the efforts and input of the committee under the chairmanship of Jenny Bailey, with support from Retford Life Magazine and Retford Times. A great social event bringing the rural communities together in a pleasant atmosphere, with many close friendships being formed. You are welcome to join them.

Further activities about the club can be found at www.suttoncumlound.net or contact the gardening club direct on gardeningclub@suttoncumlound.net

See more about the Gardening Club here

Sutton Village Hall

See what’s on at the Village Hall here

Sutton Art group

The local art group meet every Friday morning in the village hall throughout the year from 10:00am to 12:30pm.

See more about the Art Group here

St Bartholomew’s Church

See more about the church here

Church Services

The service at the local church on Sunday 10th March was a “Mothering Service”. The service commenced at 9:30am. Worship leaders on this occasion were Janet Webb and Dylan Boddy.

Post Office

The Post office operates out of the Village Hall on a regular basis. Please check the Village Hall Calendar of Events for days and times.

Services offered include banking, Cash Deposits, Cash Withdrawals, Bill Payments plus lots more.

More About …

District Councillor

Your District Councillor for Sutton Ward is Darrell Pulk. Please see here for contact information.

Gardening Club

You can discover more about the Gardening Club on the Sutton website here.

Meet the Neighbours

You can discover more about the Neighbours group on the Sutton website here.

Visit the Village Hall website for more details.

Mobile Library

The mobile library van normally visits the village on a monthly basis on Mondays.

You can discover more about the Mobile Library service on the Sutton website here

Nottinghamshire County Councillor

Your Nottinghamshire County Councillor for Sutton is Tracey Taylor. Please see here for contact information.


You can discover more about the Police on the Sutton website here.

Post Office

The Post office operates out of the Village Hall on a regular basis. Please check the Village Hall Calendar of Events for days and times.

Please call in and support this much needed facility operating for the benefit of all.

St Bartholomew’s Church

You can discover more about the church on the Sutton website here, and more current information may be available on the church Facebook page here.

Sutton Art Group

You can discover more about the Sutton Art Group on the Sutton website here.

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.

You can discover more about the Parish Council on the Sutton website here, and more topical information may be available on the Parish Council Facebook page here.

Sutton Spotlight

The Sutton Spotlight is funded by Sutton cum Lound Parish Council and is produced and delivered by volunteers.

You can discover more about the Sutton Spotlight on the Sutton website here.

The W.I.

You can discover more about the W.I. on the Sutton website here.

Village Hall

You can discover more about the Village Hall on the Sutton website here.

See a full description of the hall and all its activities on the Village Hall website here.

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Don’t forget, if you have any event or item of interest for the village, just email it to webmaster@suttoncumlound.net 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.

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