Welcome to the official website of Strete in Devon, England, which is managed by Strete Parish Council. Strete is about a fifteen minute drive from Dartmouth. It is to be found on the high coastal ground at the eastern end of Slapton Sands. It's a good place to stay if you like exploring the local beaches and is also convenient for Kingsbridge, Totnes and Salcombe. Strete is situated on the South West Coastal Footpath and, with a variety of accommodation in the village, it is an ideal location to take a break in your journey. Take time to relax and enjoy the beautiful AONB surroundings.
Volunteers with Dartmouth Community Chest are doing an awesome job providing more than 150 delivered fresh meals every day and 50 food parcels to local adults and families who are severely affected by the lockdown in our area.
The charity needs support to continue this work over the coming months.
Please donate anything you can on the Just Giving page by clicking on this link.
It will be greatly appreciated.
curbs on personal freedom, the economy and more were initially imposed for three
weeks. The government's chief scientific adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance, said the UK "could be moving in the rightdirection", but it would be another "week or so"
before he could be sure.
Cat owners are being told to keep their pets indoors during the pandemic.
Coronavirus is changing so much of our everyday lives. Social distancing is turning centuries-old religious festivals into virtual experiences.
The Chinese city of Wuhan - where coronavirus first emerged - has finally been released from lockdown. Train, road and rail connections have been re-established, and limits on economic activity and individual movement have been eased.
This week South Hams have mobilised a Community Response Team to ensure that there is additional support available for our local communities during the Coronavirus Outbreak.
For all enquires relating to your area please contact Councillor Richard Foss (Strete Ward Councillor) as the first point of contact.
We have been alerted to a number of scams circulating about COVID-19 from Trading Standards, who have produced a guide to current scams, which is attached.
Please stay vigilant and watch out for scams in your area, which often target elderly and vulnerable people within the community.
In the run up to the Easter
Bank Holiday weekend, local authorities are reminding people of the Government
advice against non-essential travel.
We really value the many thousands of visitors who come to see us each year. But the message is that now is not the time to visit our area.
Travelling here for the Easter holiday is not ‘essential travel’. If you visit you will put further unnecessary pressure on the local NHS and other community support.
Please listen to the Government advice, stay at home this Easter and we will see you all again soon when this is over.
Holiday letting providers across the county are expected to act responsibly to enforce the new regulations preventing the renting out of holiday accommodation while the Government is urging citizens to make “only essential journeys”.