County Councillor’s report for Snape 2016

The following County Council report was presented by Councillor Andrew Reid to Snape Annual Parish Meeting, May 2016 Suffolk County Council Annual Review 2015- 2016 SCC freezes Council Tax for sixth year in a row SCC’s share of council tax is to be frozen for a sixth year in a row. This means that Suffolk […]

District Councillor’s report for Snape 2016

Snape Annual Meeting Ward Report – 2015/16 Overview of Suffolk Coastal District Council key challenges and achievements 2015/1 as presented at Snape Annual Parish meeting, May 2016 As always, planning keeps us very busy, if you have a planning matter (or any other matter) that we can help you with please do get in touch. […]

Community Enabling Roadshows 2016

Suffolk Coastal & Waveney Community Enabling Roadshows 2016 Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Council would like to invite you to attend one of our roadshow events to explore how we can enable local communities to develop local networks to address local issues independently. Presentations will be provided by some of the local community groups to […]

Parish Council donation for Snape School

Snape Parish council has voted to donate £3737 to Snape school. This donation was made possible by a recent change to the lease for the school which is owned by Snape Parish Council and leased to Suffolk County Council. The school had previously been leased at a peppercorn rent but now this has been changed to provide an income of £5000 per annum to the […]

Speed Warning Signs arrive in Snape

Speed warning signs have been introduced to the village by Snape Parish Council. There are two battery powered signs which may be moved to locations on either the A1094 Aldeburgh road or the B1069 going through the village centre. The signs will be managed by the council and periodically moved between the locations in a bid […]

Parish Council Accounts 2015

The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 sets out a new audit framework for local public authorities which are currently covered by the Audit Commission regime. Under the new audit framework smaller authorities, including parish councils, with an annual turnover not exceeding £25,000 will be exempt from routine external audit. In place of routine audit, these smaller authorities will be subject to […]

£5,000 donation brings forward traffic calming for Snape

A £5,000 donation from Hopkins Homes enables plans to tackle speeding traffic.  This donation is part of a larger £25,000 contribution to the Parish Council to support traffic calming measures, and sports, play and recreational facilities in the village. The local house builders, based in Suffolk, have recently built 26 new houses and will build an additional […]

Change of day for Council Meetings

To improve accessibility future council meetings will be held in the main hall instead of the meeting room. One consequence of this is that we will be moving our meetings Mondays instead of Thursdays. Dates for these meeting will be published shortly.

Speeding Concerns

The open forum part of the October parish Council meeting was dominated by concerns regarding speeding through Snape, both along the A1094 past the Church and B1069 through the village. These issues have been raised a number of times, the first formal letter was sent to Suffolk County Council in 1997; although little progress has […]