Repair of the River Wall post Surge

The East Suffolk Internal Drainage Board have recently completed the first phase of the repair to the wall which has been raised to 2.9m (to allow for settlement to 2.7m) a significant improvement from the 2.4m it was in December 2013.  The local landowner, Adnams, EA and SCDC have all contributed to the cost and thanks also […]

Village Hall Update for August

Snape village fete and fun day proved to be a popular event for those hunting out a bargain! Lots of families enjoyed a great day out and in addition, found plenty of bargains on our bric a brac stall. Hall funds were boosted by £110 thanks to Ilse and Liz and all their hard work […]

Village Hall Update, June 2015

Broadband will be live from the Village Hall from 16th June so bring along your devices and test it out at the next coffee morning on July 9th! On the evening of Friday 10th July we will be holding a village treasure hunt so look out for the posters for more information. The event will […]


Plots now available ! If you would like to grow your own fruit and veg, like fresh air, good exercise, why not take on a allotment? Contact Mal Varley on 01728 688125 for further details.

Keep Dancing…………

That was the motto on Saturday night at the 60/70’s disco at the village hall, and a great night was had by all! There was a wonderful atmosphere as the hall gradually filled. Sharon V arrived in her 60’s style spotted skirt, pumps and neckerchief and really looked the part! The music at lower volume […]

Snape Village Hall & the mystery of the missing chocolates..!

The hall is looking good! The painting was finished on Friday 13th Feb just in time for a wedding blessing and reception at the hall on the 14th. The Bride and Groom were thrilled with the new look even though we had no curtains up. They decorated the hall with bunting and flowers and had […]

It’s Curtains for Snape Village Hall!

We set to work clearing the hall in early February in preparation for the painters to start work. Many thanks to Peter, Janet and Aprile who together took the old curtains, rails, posters and notice boards down before the rest of us could get there! It was amazing how much bigger the hall suddenly looked. […]

New Classroom for Snape School

Many thanks to everyone who has kindly helped us raise funds for this new classroom. The school now has almost enough funding to complete the project. Houchell Ltd is the company that has been appointed to build the classroom and work started in January. Our children are looking forward to seeing their new classroom take […]

Tea Trees

Snape Woodland Group has been awarded over 100 new trees through a joint program run by the Woodland Trust and Yorkshire Tea. We shall receive and plant the trees in Priory Wood in early March. Kevin Sinfield of Yorkshire Tea said: “We love trees! 20 years ago, our former chairman promised his children he would […]

Snape Volunteer Driver Retires at 90

John Parsons from Snape, who has spent the last 30 years helping others, has been thanked for his remarkable service. John has decided to take life easy after celebrating his 90th birthday.  For the last 16 years he has been a driver for Coastal Accessible Transport (CATS) which provides a range of community transport services across […]