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 […]

Update from Snape Village Hall

On Thursday 4th December the village hall was buzzing with activity as Snape Community Group launched their Community Emergency Plan. News reporters from BBC Look East, Radio Suffolk and the EADT joined us to hear about the plan and how it will help the village assess and manage an emergency or natural disaster in the […]

Cash Hall!

November 13th must go down in the history of fundraising for Snape Village Hall – we raised £1,646 in one day! The day started with the regular coffee morning at the hall. All was going well until we were about to open the doors and the electricity went off in the village. Not fazed by […]

River wall repairs following December 2013 surge

Following the surge tide in December 2013 and the catastrophic flooding of 27 houses at Snape, the last few weeks have seen the start of major work to repair the damage to the Snape north river wall by the East Suffolk Internal Drainage Board (IDB). The Estuary Partnership has been instrumental in discussing the very […]