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 […]

Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration

Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration in Snape Melanie Thurston and Mary James were determined not to let the Queens 90th Birthday pass us by in Snape without recognising it in some way.  So we put a notice in the magazine earlier in the year inviting anyone interested, to join us in a meeting to see what […]

Village Hall Birthday Special!

The June coffee morning was really busy with everyone coming to view Brian Boulton’s fantastic photographic display, including children from Snape primary school. We decided to celebrate the Queens birthday early with Brian’s photos setting the scene perfectly with 90 years of Snape history. Joining in our celebrations were 3 of our Snape residents who, […]

Results from Snape Test Pitting

As part of the Heritage Lottery Funded Touching the Tide scheme a small archaeological ‘test pit’ excavation was carried out by the Department of Archaeology at the University of Cambridge to discover how the area has developed over hundreds – even thousands – of years in the past. Below are the results of the pottery analysis from that dig: Pottery […]

Love to Sing’s Sell Out Performance

We raised £150 for Snape Village Hall through ticket sales and £658 for the Royal Marsden Hospital from our prize laden Grand Draw with out Top prize of a London Theatre trip and meal for two going to a member of the audience. The event was an absolute sell out, and the Choir were 50 […]

Village Hall Update for March

  What a difference a floor makes!! Our thanks must go to the Pargiter Trust, administered through Suffolk Community Foundation for their generous grant. The village hall looks like new! Amazing! The floor was sanded down and resealed during half term. Although the closure caused some disruption, the consensus of opinion is that it was […]

Priory Wood’s Winter Boost!

Snape’s Woodland Group has recently been delighted to receive three separate donations of trees for Priory Wood plus a fantastic gift of £200 from Snape’s Carol Singers following their successful nights out raising money for good causes. We have received a award of 105  trees from the Woodland Trust. These we have mainly planted these very young whips along […]