MP visit

MEET YOUR MP Dr Therese Coffey will be outside Snape Village Hall on Thursday 31st August 2017 between 11.05 – 11.15 am. You can contact Therese via e-mail, phone or by writing to her. therese.coffeymp@parliament.uk 0207 219 7164 House of Commons London SW1A 0AA

New Team for Snape Golden Key

Local twins take over second premise, The Golden Key in Snape, on the 19th June. Alex and Oliver Burnside are twin brothers who have worked together in the hospitality trade for over fifteen years. This year marks five years since they took over the leasehold of The Plough and Sail in Snape. Celebrating local, seasonal […]

Snape Village Hall AGM, 11th May 2017

Report from the Chair This report will start the same as last year in that it’s been another busy year for the village hall and we have once again achieved what we set out to do in terms of the refurbishment plan. We must start by thanking TJ Haworth-Culf and Maureen Jones for their support […]

Controversial carpark proposal scrapped

Controversial proposals to build a carpark in one of Suffolk’s most treasured landscapes have been scrapped in the face of huge public opposition.       The site of the proposed car park is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Snape Maltings, the internationally renowned concert hall, had been exploring […]

Maltings Petition update

GreenSnape’s petition opposing Snape Maltings’ proposal for a giant car park on the grazing marsh north of the river has gone from strength to strength, with over 1450 signatures since its launch.  Over 300 Snape residents, an incredible 61.5% of the electoral roll, have signed.  A great result.  The petition response was backed up by […]

Village Open Meeting 18.4.17

 Snape Parish Council have carried out a survey on the Snape Maltings Development Plan.   It demonstrates overwhelming opposition from local people for the location of a proposed car park for the Maltings on the north side of the River Alde. Given the strength of feeling from the village, Snape Parish Council has decided to lodge […]

GreenSnape Group encouraging you to have your say

GreenSnape is a group of Snape residents opposed to Snape Maltings’ plans for a car park on Snape Marshes GreenSnape is encouraging you to have your say at these Public Meetings Tuesday 18 April – 7.30pm Snape Village Hall Called by the Parish Council to discuss car parking & traffic Snape residents only Wednesday 19 April […]

Snape’s Community Emergency Plan in action

Snape’s Community Emergency Plan sprang into action following the notification from the EA of the potential flood risk; the Vice Chair of the PC called a meeting of the Community Emergency Plan Responders. The team agreed that the level of risk warranted action from the team. We decided that the Village Hall would be opened […]

Archaeological Test Pitting Results

Access Cambridge Archaeology (ACA) delivered a two-day archaeological test pitting event in the village of Snape, over the weekend of the 7th and 8th of May 2016. The event was run in conjunction with Touching the Tide, a three-year Heritage Lottery Funded project due to end in July 2016. A total of 15 test pits were excavated by local […]

Bee in Snape Woodland’s Pollinators Project!

If you have a little spare time and would like to help improve your local environment why not join Snape Woodland Group as a volunteer? We only meet occasionally, but we would like some help to develop our new publicly accessible woodland which, over the last few years, has evolved from a barren field of mud to a lovely flourishing young […]