LIST OF ORGANISATIONS AND CLUBS
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Contact: Vikki Parker
Note: list compiled in alphabetical order
|1st Bearley and Snitterfield Scout Group|
meet Thursday, Cubs (8-10.5yrs) meet Tuesday, and Scouts (10.5-14yrs)
meet Friday at the Scout Hut between Bearley and Snitterfield.
You name it, we do it! From camping, cooking, and games in the woods to making, painting and space missions, with everything in between.
Volunteer leaders for all sections, and volunteers to provide administrative support needed.
|Fairtrade in Snitterfield|
|Raising the profile
of Fairtrade producers. Please look out for Traidcraft events throughout
the year, and at the fete and Christmas bazaar.
|Friends of Snitterfield School (FOSS)|
A Parent Teacher
Association is a registered
charity, which, through a network of activities, provides extra
resources for our village school.
|Friends of Snitterfield Village Hall (FOSVH)|
Friends raise funds
for capital expenditure items requested by the Village Hall Management
|Neighbourhood Plan Committee|
|Rag-Tag Toddler Group|
group is run by parents for parents and all parents, grandparents and
carers with children from birth up to the age of four years are welcome.
All children need to have a parent or carer staying with them at all times.
We meet each Monday at Snitterfield Village hall 9.45 to 11.45am. Cost: £1.50 to include drinks, snacks and craft (each additional child 50p).
|Snipe is a village
magazine published three times a year, produced and distributed by volunteers.
Articles, news and comments by residents of Snitterfield are always welcome,
as are donations towards the printing costs. Click here
for all snipe newsletters produced since the first edition in the summer
|Snitterfield Actioning Climate Change (SACC)|
|Award winning voluntary
group tasked with reducing the carbon footprint of Snitterfield. SACC
meet regularly, usually on the first Thursday of the month at 8pm in the
village hall (check website for changes). Our meetings are lively and
fun. All welcome. Volunteers needed and very welcome.
|Snitterfield Garden Club|
Meetings held in
Snitterfield Village Hall, first Tuesday of every month (except August).
|Snitterfield Neighbourhood Watch|
|The aim of our Neighbourhood
Watch is to help you protect yourself and your property and to reduce
the fear of crime in our community through improved home security, greater
vigilance, fostering community spirit and better communication. Were
encouraging people to sign up via the website so we can issue timely information
and alerts electronically. If anyone has some free evening time and would
like to help, please let me know.
|Snitterfield Nursery School|
Nursery School Ltd.
A Social Enterprise. A nursery school that aims to help children to become confident, proud, life-long learners whilst taking account of the Early Years Foundation Stage, discovering and building on each childs unique gifts and talents in a happy, safe, rich and stimulating environment supported by experienced staff.
Volunteer opportunities exist directly within the nursery, either on the fundraising committee or on the Board of Directors.
|Snitterfield Parish Council|
The council members are available to help and assist in any parish-related issues and are bound by the Code of Conduct for Parish Councillors
|Snitterfield Playground Area Renovation Team (SPLART)|
|A group of villagers
looking to raise funds to improve the two village play areas. Past minutes
are available on the village website. Anyone who would like to become
involved, or who has skills they are willing to share and that they think
would be useful, please get in touch!
|Snitterfield Primary School|
welcome, subject to clear CRB.
|Snitterfield Residents Against Flooding|
association set up to empower Snitterfield residents who have been directly
or indirectly affected by flooding. The group works to support the Parish
Council Flooding Sub Committee in addressing the flooding issue in the
village and acts as a conduit to disseminate information from governmental
bodies by organising meetings and communications. The group welcomes any
Snitterfield resident who has been directly or indirectly affected by
flooding in Snitterfield.
|Snitterfield Sports Club|
Club is a registered
charity providing recreational sports for the community in Snitterfield
and the surrounding area.
It is a members club, with a bar serving real ales/lagers/wines/soft drinks. The bar is open 7.00pm to 11.00pm Monday to Friday, from 12.00noon to 11.00pm on Saturday and from 12.00noon to 10.30pm on Sunday. There are both SKY and BT Sports available, a function room that can seat approximately 80 and a skittles alley.
The Sports Club organises the village bonfire and would welcome volunteers to help. It also runs the bar at the village fete.
New members are always welcome.
The club comprises the following sports sections
|Snitterfield Bowling Club|
club, playing both social and competitive bowls. Outdoor season April-September.
Shortmat (indoor) October-March. New bowlers of all ages welcome.
|Snitterfield Cricket Club|
are interested in playing non-league friendly cricket, 40 overs on Sundays
and 20 overs on Wednesday evenings, give us a call. Ten weeks of winter
net practice start at the end of January every year. All ages welcome.
|Snitterfield Junior Football Club|
|Running under 10s,
under 11s and under 12 age groups in local football leagues
|Snitterfield Tennis Club|
club with three floodlit courts offering competitive and social tennis.
Ladies, Gents and Mixed teams play in local leagues. Open (to members)
club session Sundays at 4pm. New members always welcome and competitively
priced membership available.
|Snitterfield Telephone Box|
|Working to rejuvenate
the telephone box in Smiths Lane to create an information point
and book exchange. We hope to incorporate as many ideas from residents as is feasible within the small space and if anyone would like to be involved please let us know.
|Snitterfield Village Cinema|
|The rural cinema
is a community-based project run by Stratford District Council(SDC).
It was set up in 2007 by the Parish Council as a way of bringing services to our community in Snitterfield and is coordinated by a member of the Village Hall Management Committee. The films are suggested by those who attend the cinema and a list compiled by the SDC which is then voted on by all the villages within the scheme. The winning title is then screened for that month. We try to cater for all tastes and if you are interested in coming along please look out for the posters around the village or on the village website We generally screen the films on the second or third Sunday of the month but this can vary. If we have enough interest we show a childrens film at 3pm and then an evening film at 7pm. Refreshments are available but if you wish to bring your own wine/beer please do so.
|Snitterfield Village Fete Committee|
committee comprised of representatives from various village groups as
well as individuals. Volunteers are welcome to join the committee and
practical helpers are always needed around the weekend of the fete in
|Snitterfield Village Hall Management Committee (VHMC)|
Hall is in the heart of the community and used by local groups for meetings
as well as being an ideal venue for parties and functions.
The day to day running of the hall is under the care of the VHMC, which maintains the fabric of the building on behalf of the Parish Council through the hiring facilities and fundraising.
We are a small band of volunteers and would welcome anyone who would like to join us.
|Snitterfield Womens Institute|
|Information on the
WI is on the Snitterfield website and WI information on the WI website.
The WI provides women with educational opportunities and the chance to build new skills, to take part in a variety of activities and to campaign on issues that matter to them and their communities. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday ofthe month in the Village Hall at 7.45pm and there is usually a speaker, demonstration or activity. New members and visitors are most welcome.
|Snitterfield Village Volunteers|
|Could you spare just
a little time once or twice a year a year to help support village events
like the fete and bonfire night? By adding your name to the volunteers
list you will be emailed a couple of times a year, when help is required.
This can be anything from car park marshalling to manning a stall at the
village fete for an hour or two. No obligation required, just a willingness
to help when possible for you. Your details will be logged and you will
be contacted via group email when extra help is needed.
|Snitterfield Youth Club|
The Youth club is
open for all for 10-16 year olds and it is held at Snitterfield Sports
Club every 3 weeks on a Thursday or Friday night.
|Speeding in the Village|
|At last YOU have the opportunity
to do something about this. We need six volunteers from
Snitterfield to be trained by the police in the use of speed guns. We can then face head-on this perpetual problem, particularly in Smiths Lane and School Road/Wolverton Road.
|St James the Great Church|
Baptisms, Weddings, Funerals.
The aim is to encourage a personal Christian faith.
For Sunday and weekday services see The Link or notices inside/outside church. Volunteers needed for worship, cleaning, flower arranging, general maintenance. No previous experience necessary.
Reverend Richard Livingstone has retired so at the moment there is no permanent vicar.
Graham Simons Meeting Room:
|Stratford on Avon Gliding Club|
|Gliding is for just
about everyone who has the time and the inclination, and we welcome anyone
who is interested in joining us in our favourite hobby at Bearley Road,
To call the Airfield for information on the day that you're thinking about coming, and we will do our best to arrange an approximate time for you to come and fly. There will normally be somebody near the phone between 9.00pm to 10.00am, but at other times, everyone may be at the launch point or in the air
|The Link Magazine|
|The Link is the Parish
Magazine of St James the Great Church, Snitterfield and St Mary the Virgin
Church, Bearley. It is published eleven times per year and is used to
disseminate relevant information and advertisements to the two village
communities. Volunteers welcome to assist in house-to-house distribution.
|The Parish Church Bellringers|
|We ring the six bells
of the Parish Church for the principal services on Sundays and
the major festivals of the church; usually from 10.30am for the 11am service on most Sundays. We practise weekly on Thursday evenings between 7.30pm and 9.00pm.
We urgently need new recruits. Age is no barrier if you can ride a bicycle we can teach you to ring and then you will be welcome in any church with ringing bells.
Help welcome from any (perhaps lapsed) ringers willing to join our band of ringers.
and enjoyable get together on the first Thursday of the month,
Village Hall 2.30pm until 4.00pm. Speakers, outings, cups of tea and cakes! Transport available within the village.
The Thursday Club has been part of Snitterfield village life for at least 40 years, new members always very welcome. Cost is £10 a year, which usually includes a free summer day outing to the seaside. Please phone for details.