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 […]